CARY, NC. and MEMPHIS, TN. (Oct. 8, 2003) - BridgePoint, Inc., a leading supplier of global, multimode supply chain visibility and event management solutions and FedEx Supply Chain Services, Inc., a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), have announced that FedEx Supply Chain Services, Inc. has integrated BridgePoint into the new technology platform for the enhanced FedEx Transportation Management service offering.
"BridgePoint's global, multimode supply chain connectivity, visibility, data management, and exception management services allow us to offer our customers enhanced shipment visibility across their supply chain. This in turn provides us with the ability to proactively manage customer supply chains, lower their operational costs and free up their capital for investment in other areas," said Douglas Witt, chief executive officer of FedEx Supply Chain Services.
Working with Cap Gemini Ernst & Young U.S. LLC, BridgePoint's solution was integrated with multiple systems to provide FedEx Supply Chain Services customers with:
* Connectivity services to accelerate the onboarding, communication and continued support of trading partners into FedEx's private network
* Data Management services to increase the accuracy and timeliness of shipment information needed to make proactive decisions
* Shipment Tracking and Tracing to provide the real-time visibility needed to monitor and manage shipments down to the stock-keeping unit (SKU) level across the supply chain
* Alerting and Exception Management in order to proactively identify and respond to unplanned events * Proof of Delivery validation
"FedEx has always strived to provide the best services and value to its customers. We are pleased to help FedEx Supply Chain Services augment its industry leading Transportation Management offering by leveraging our solution. Customers demanding greater supply chain reliability can continue to look to FedEx Supply Chain Services for even more value added solutions," said Paul Goodwin, president and chief executive officer of BridgePoint.