Supply Chain Expert, Symbius Corporation, Sponsors 33rd Annual PIMA IT Conference

Supply Chain is the Key Ingredient to Rapid Economic Gains

In Forest Products Industry



Apr 02, 2001, 01:00 ET from Symbius Corporation

    BOULDER, Colo., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Symbius Corporation, the premier
 business services provider for the creation and management of B2B Supply
 Chains, today announced its sponsorship of the 33rd Annual Paper Industry
 Management Association conference.  Held April 1st through the 4th at the
 Denver Marriott Tech Center, the conference will concentrate on global
 e-Commerce trends, ERP, Enterprise Application Integration Technology, and
 Data Warehousing.  Symbius' supply chain solutions are specifically designed
 to benefit mid-size to large corporations in the Forest Products, High Tech,
 Telecomm, Consumer Product Goods and Distribution industries.
     "From global manufacturers of paper and forest products, to the largest
 distributor of office supplies in the world, Symbius has assisted leading
 companies to realize 5-20% cost savings, improve working capital management by
 20-50%, and lift revenues by 4-15%," stated Luis Solis, Symbius CEO and
 co-founder.  "We strongly believe that the next 9-12 months offer senior
 executives a unique opportunity to boost operating results by taking advantage
 of proven strategies, proven tools, and proven professionals in supply chain."
     Symbius' leadership role at the 2001 PIMA IT Conference supports its
 belief that Supply Chain strategy and change management are the fastest tools
 to deliver economic benefits in the current environment.  In addition to
 exhibiting at the show Symbius is sponsoring a Technology Showcase on Monday,
 April 2 from 1:00 - 1:30pm.  President and Co-Founder, Peter Stiles, with Moe
 Trebuchon, Chief Operating Officer of Viewlocity, will share their important
 insights on how a Glass Pipeline solution will drive inventory reductions and
 free up cash for product development and revenue growth.  Also, Ron Raines,
 Executive Vice President for Symbius, will act as Moderator for the CIO Panel
 on Wednesday, April 4 from 2:00 - 3:30pm.  This year's panel will discuss how
 the IT organization is aligned in the business process, focusing on mergers &
 acquisitions, staffing concerns, as well as justification and management of
 major projects.
     In the Forest Products Industry, Symbius has worked extensively validating
 and modifying business plans, evaluating technology, and building business
 architecture to achieve operating and financial targets, while identifying and
 qualifying software and third party suppliers to support exchange models.
 
     About Symbius
     Symbius Corporation provides the critical Supply Chain Solution of
 developing effective strategies and tactics that rapidly deliver flexibility,
 profitability, and differentiation.  Symbius rapidly creates significant
 benefits to its clients through three integrated service offerings: SymVision,
 SymLaunch, and SymSource. Symbius' approach is fully integrated, encompassing
 strategic consulting, business process design and deployment, supply chain
 information systems, e-commerce, organizational design, operational expertise,
 and supply chain management services.  For more information about Symbius,
 visit the company's web site at www.symbius.com.
 
 

SOURCE Symbius Corporation
    BOULDER, Colo., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Symbius Corporation, the premier
 business services provider for the creation and management of B2B Supply
 Chains, today announced its sponsorship of the 33rd Annual Paper Industry
 Management Association conference.  Held April 1st through the 4th at the
 Denver Marriott Tech Center, the conference will concentrate on global
 e-Commerce trends, ERP, Enterprise Application Integration Technology, and
 Data Warehousing.  Symbius' supply chain solutions are specifically designed
 to benefit mid-size to large corporations in the Forest Products, High Tech,
 Telecomm, Consumer Product Goods and Distribution industries.
     "From global manufacturers of paper and forest products, to the largest
 distributor of office supplies in the world, Symbius has assisted leading
 companies to realize 5-20% cost savings, improve working capital management by
 20-50%, and lift revenues by 4-15%," stated Luis Solis, Symbius CEO and
 co-founder.  "We strongly believe that the next 9-12 months offer senior
 executives a unique opportunity to boost operating results by taking advantage
 of proven strategies, proven tools, and proven professionals in supply chain."
     Symbius' leadership role at the 2001 PIMA IT Conference supports its
 belief that Supply Chain strategy and change management are the fastest tools
 to deliver economic benefits in the current environment.  In addition to
 exhibiting at the show Symbius is sponsoring a Technology Showcase on Monday,
 April 2 from 1:00 - 1:30pm.  President and Co-Founder, Peter Stiles, with Moe
 Trebuchon, Chief Operating Officer of Viewlocity, will share their important
 insights on how a Glass Pipeline solution will drive inventory reductions and
 free up cash for product development and revenue growth.  Also, Ron Raines,
 Executive Vice President for Symbius, will act as Moderator for the CIO Panel
 on Wednesday, April 4 from 2:00 - 3:30pm.  This year's panel will discuss how
 the IT organization is aligned in the business process, focusing on mergers &
 acquisitions, staffing concerns, as well as justification and management of
 major projects.
     In the Forest Products Industry, Symbius has worked extensively validating
 and modifying business plans, evaluating technology, and building business
 architecture to achieve operating and financial targets, while identifying and
 qualifying software and third party suppliers to support exchange models.
 
     About Symbius
     Symbius Corporation provides the critical Supply Chain Solution of
 developing effective strategies and tactics that rapidly deliver flexibility,
 profitability, and differentiation.  Symbius rapidly creates significant
 benefits to its clients through three integrated service offerings: SymVision,
 SymLaunch, and SymSource. Symbius' approach is fully integrated, encompassing
 strategic consulting, business process design and deployment, supply chain
 information systems, e-commerce, organizational design, operational expertise,
 and supply chain management services.  For more information about Symbius,
 visit the company's web site at www.symbius.com.
 
 SOURCE  Symbius Corporation