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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are also offered by partners in eleven countries, including Latin America, Russia, and South Africa. While the outright intra-market consolidation within the ERP market has been both apparent and logical, the SCE/WMS market remains modestly growing but also highly fragmented with fewer pure-play vendors, some of which are still growing organically albeit not at the breakneck pace of a year or so ago, such as HighJump , Manhattan Associates , Provia , RedPrairie , HK Systems , G-Log , MARC Global ,