Ultriva Sponsors the Institute for Supply Management of Silicon Valley Affiliate
Cupertino, CA -- (SBWIRE) -- 06/11/2014 -- Ultriva, a leading supply chain execution software company announced a 12-month sponsorship of the non-profit Institute for Supply Management - Silicon Valley, Inc. (ISM-SV). The parent organization, Institute for Supply Management (ISM), is the first supply management institute in the world. Founded in 1915, ISM's mission is to enhance the value and performance of procurement and supply chain management practitioners and their organizations worldwide. The Silicon Valley affiliate of the Institute for Supply Management (ISM-SV) is located in San Jose, CA, in the heart of Silicon Valley and has over 5,000 members and is growing quickly. ISM-SV is a global B2B network where supply sourcing professionals meet suppliers in a neutral venue.
Ultriva founder and CEO Narayan Laksham said, “It is important to support local efforts of the supply chain community, in particular networking and sharing best practices. We are proud to sponsor the Silicon Valley affiliate of the Institute for Supply Management.”
ISM-SV VP of Marketing John Semanik, C.P.M, stated, “We are very pleased to have Ultriva as a sponsor of the Institute for Supply Management of Silicon Valley. Over the years, Ultriva and its CEO, Narayan Laksham, has been proactive about education on supply chain and lean manufacturing principles, so it is a natural fit.”
ISM-SV recently re-engineered its website (www.ismsiliconvalley.org) and professional services offerings. In addition to comprehensive supply management profession education, news and knowledge, the website offers live and online presentations. Live events are held in the Silicon Valley region covering a variety of leading edge topics relevant to the global supply management professional.
Ultriva’s (www.ultriva.com) cloud-based platform leverages and seamlessly integrates with leading ERP and MRP systems, to deliver an end to end pull based replenishment model. Ultriva, based in Cupertino, CA, implemented a global demand driven manufacturing model by providing full visibility, scheduling, and sequencing of production of customer orders. Ultriva was recently named one of the Great Supply Chain Projects of 2014 by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine. The company’s global footprint is increasing rapidly with implementations in wide variety of industry sectors and enterprises such as ATK, CareFusion, Emerson, Ingersoll Rand, McKesson, Magellan, Regal Beloit, Thermo Fisher and more. Follow Ultriva on Twitter at @Ultriva.