Schenker Extends Strategic Partnership with Management Dynamics

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Company renews subscription to BridgePoint(R) as the technology driving its Global Visibility and Control(TM) value-added service

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Management Dynamics, a leading provider of on-demand solutions for global transportation and supply chain management, today announced that it has expanded its strategic relationship with Schenker, a worldwide provider of integrated logistics services. Under the terms of the agreement, Schenker has renewed and extended its subscription to Management Dynamics' BridgePoint solution for supply chain visibility and event management. Specifically, BridgePoint will be used as the technology driving Schenker's Global Visibility and Control service.

"With the rapid growth in global sourcing, companies are managing supply chains that are getting longer and more complex," said Claude Germain, Chief Operating Officer, Schenker Canada. "Our customers demand technologies that will enable them to do this effectively in a challenging environment as well as provide the highest possible customer service at the lowest delivered cost. With BridgePoint we offer our clients real-time visibility, rich alerts, and a customized portal of management reports so they can make better business decisions and successfully compete in the international marketplace."

The BridgePoint supply chain visibility solution is uniquely suited to meet the operational needs of Schenker. As a Web-based, on-demand solution, BridgePoint eliminates the need for hardware and software investment, minimizes the impact on IT resources, and reduces implementation timeframe and risk. The solution can be deployed in less than five days by utilizing existing e-commerce connections in the BridgePoint Network for all of Schenker's trading partners. Schenker clients using the BridgePoint solution include Megabloks, Davis International, Costco, and Curtis International.

"We are extremely pleased to extend our successful relationship with Schenker," said Jim Preuninger, CEO of Management Dynamics. "Schenker is a true world leader in integrated logistics services and we are proud to support them as their business continues to grow and evolve. Our BridgePoint technology enables Schenker's clients to better manage their global supply chains with greater visibility and control, synchronized processes, and reduced cycle times."

BridgePoint offers Schenker clients a powerful, on-demand portal so they can easily connect to the knowledge they need to better manage their distribution and supply chain operations. Originally contracted in 2003 after an extensive evaluation of competitive solutions, the Schenker BridgePoint solution includes several key features:

* Flexible, client-configurable portal interface with custom reports

* Advanced order and in-transit inventory visibility for tracking the complete lifecycle of international shipments

* Comprehensive, real-time views into ship windows for improved vendor compliance

* Extensive alerting capabilities to precisely monitor cargo status and dynamically update estimated time of arrival

* Detailed item-level information to accurately manage inventory in-transit and plan for possible diversions

* Complete demurrage and detention reports to manage and minimize exposure to fines

About Schenker

Schenker is one of the world's leading suppliers of integrated logistics services. The company provides support to trade and industry in the global exchange of goods - in land operations, in worldwide air and seafreight, and in all the associated logistics services. Its industry experts provide complete, tailor-made solutions that meet the diverse requirements of its clients worldwide. Schenker is committed to offering its customers comprehensive value-added solutions from a single source - a business principle that has proven its worth ever since the company was founded by Gottfried Schenker in Vienna more than 130 years ago. Schenker is part of the Transportation and Logistics Division of Deutsche Bahn AG. Additional information can be found at:

About Management Dynamics, Inc.

Management Dynamics is a leading provider of global trade management solutions that improve the performance of global supply chains for importers, exporters, logistics service providers, and carriers. The company's solutions synchronize the flow of information among trading partners, optimize supply chain execution decisions, and streamline import and export processes to ensure regulatory compliance and minimize cost and risk involved in cross-border transactions. Management Dynamics' time-proven solutions are used by more than 13,000 global users at some of the world's most successful 3PLs, carriers, manufacturers, retailers, and high technology companies.

For more information, please visit or call 201-935-8588.

Management Dynamics and BridgePoint are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Management Dynamics, Inc. Schenker and Global Visibility and Control are trademarks of Deutsche Bahn AG. All other marks are the property of their respective holders.

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