It is becoming increasingly important for supply chain execution (SCE) suppliers to have global implementation and service capabilities, while multinational user companies conversely benefit from working with global application providers. Now, the two merged vendors, RedPrairie Corporation and LIS, should have the critical mass and geographical breadth necessary to better serve the needs of their global customers, with local, multilingual support, and to compete for an ever-increasing number of multi-modal transport, multinational engagements.
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publicly-held competitors. While the advantage of being public lies within the better visibility and access to capital for further strategic moves, the more public eye scrutiny to the vendor''s financial performance will put additional pressures, which have gone awry in the case of a former publicly-held peer EXE Technologies. RedPrairie also has work cut out for itself to improve the perception of its amenability to the mid-market, and to increase its brand recognition within the transportation