PLEASANTON, CA--(Marketwire -06/07/12)- iTradeNetwork, Inc. ("ITN"), a leading provider of global supply chain solutions for the food industry, today announced that Sysco Corporation, North America's leading foodservice distribution company, has selected ITN to be its Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN) Data Pool Service provider. This decision by Sysco reaffirms both companies' commitment to the GS1 Foodservice initiative and GDSN as an industry standard.
Robert Howell, Sysco Vice President of Supply Chain, said: "We are excited to take this next important step to enable efficient and effective synchronization of product data through use of the Global Data Synchronization Network. ITN is committed to using standards and working with the food industry to provide value to its customers. We are confident that ITN's collaborative platform, combined with the GDSN, are right for Sysco and will allow us to achieve the objective of complete, accurate and synchronized product information in the foodservice supply chain."
"Our partnership with Sysco over the years has greatly contributed to ITN's success in the food industry and we are excited by Sysco's selection which demonstrates continued confidence in ITN. It is a natural continuation of the ongoing close relationship that the two companies have shared since 2004 and extends and enhances ITN's Order Management Solution and nutritional services currently being used by Sysco. By tightly integrating GDSN with our Order Management Solution, ITN continues to provide greater efficiencies and value to our manufacturer and distributor customers," said Rob Bonavito, President of ITN.
About iTradeNetwork, Inc.
iTradeNetwork, Inc. is the leading global provider of on-demand supply chain management and intelligence solutions to the retail, hospitality and foodservice industries. Built upon deep industry expertise, a rich data foundation and an extensive trading partner network, ITN's collaborative solutions allow distributors, manufacturers, operators, retailers, suppliers and wholesalers of all sizes to reduce cost, grow revenue and strengthen trading partner relationships. ITN is a unit of Roper Industries, a Standard and Poor's S&P 500 index company. For more information, visitwww.itradenetwork.com, or contact email@example.com
About Sysco Corporation.
Sysco (SYY) is the global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers who prepare meals away from home. Its family of products also includes equipment and supplies for the foodservice and hospitality industries. The Company operates 177 distribution facilities serving approximately 400,000 customers. For the fiscal year 2011 that ended July 2, 2011 the company generated record sales of more than $39 billion. For more information about Sysco visit the company's internet home page at www.sysco.com.
- Sysco Corporation
Vice President, Corporate Communications