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MCI WorldCom and Critical Path Power into Outsourced Messaging
MCI WorldCom and Critical Path plan to offer the following services: Web mail service, starting at $2 per user, per month, POP3 mail service starting at $3.50

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ERP for Distribution Industries

Enterprise resource planning (ERP)—distribution software is designed for companies in the distribution and logistics industries. Traditional distribution businesses focus on moving goods through a supply chain, and the distribution software market has developed products to meet these needs. The software solutions developed for ERP for distribution includes functionality for supply chain management (SCM), distribution process management (DPM), and retail and commerce.  

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list of businesses that have outsourced  While not an exhaustive list, these are some of the HR service providers and consultants to look for when considering your HR outsourcing needs: •  Accenture HR Services •  ACS Global HR Solutions •  Adecco •  ADP •  AON Consulting •  ARINOS International •  CGI Group •  Ceridian Corp. •  Convergys •  Excellerate HRO Corp. •  Hewitt Associates •  IBM Global Business Services •  Kelly Services •  Knowledge Infusion •  Mercer •  RSM McGladrey Employer Read More

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Today’s businesses are complex. No longer are supply chains linear—but they involve dynamic trading partner networks across the globe. E2open caters to this extended business network by delivering SCM applications on its cloud-based platform that enable its customers and their trading partners to gain visibility and collaboration across their multi-tier supply chain. Get the details in TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic’s article.

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