Gates Corporation Joins HDX SiMAN Solution
HDX SiMAN Helps Increase Usage of Gates PowerPro Extranet
Cincinnati, OH, November 15, 2010 - HDX Services, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Datalliance®, today announced that Gates Corporation is the newest manufacturers to subscribe to the HDX SiMAN Extranet Service.
HDX SiMAN offers heavy duty distributor users a menu from a single sign-on process to access multiple manufacturer sites. This service helps users access the information they need and answer their questions easily and efficiently. HDX SiMAN also offers better security of account information by managing and communicating personnel changes such as new hires, transfers and terminations directly to suppliers.
“Over the last few years, we’ve developed PowerPro to be one of the industry’s leading extranet sites” said Kenny Bridges, National Sales Manager, Heavy Duty Aftermarket, Gates. “Our goal with HDX SiMAN is to increase our customers’ ability to access critical business information that we have available on PowerPro, and in return, we are able to run a more efficient customer service operation” he added.
Edward Kuo, Executive Director, HDX, commented, "Through the PowerPro tool, Gates allows customers to check product availability, place and track orders, search their catalog, perform cross references and much more. Using these online tools effectively is becoming an important part of everyday business, and HDX SiMAN provides distributors the best way to manage access efficiently and securely."
About HDX Services, Inc.
HDX Services offers a commercial suite of high-value, industry-standard e-commerce products to the heavy truck parts distribution and supply chains. Products include electronic file transmission and networking, document mapping and translation, data warehousing and vendor managed inventory. For more information about HDX, visit www.hdexchange.com.