Arena Solutions was named to the list for Air International North America’s implementation of Arena’s cloud-based Arena PLM software solution to unify its entire supply chain into an integrated product development environment. Communications with both current and prospective suppliers were made faster, timelier and more efficient. With Arena PLM, Air saved 10 percent on parts through greater visibility into a supplier’s costs and cut its own prices by 10 percent while accelerating delivery time by 20 percent. Savings gained from suppliers continue to be in the millions.
“Arena Solutions is grateful to be honored by the editorial staff at Supply & Demand Chain Executive and named to this highly regarded list,” said Steve Chalgren, vice president of product management & strategy at Arena Solutions. “Arena pioneered PLM in the cloud and we remain vigilantly committed to providing our customers with the most robust and innovative PLM and supply chain solutions enabled by the scalability and deployment-speed that only the cloud can provide.”
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About Supply & Demand Chain Executive
Supply & Demand Chain Executive is the executive’s user manual for successful supply and demand chain transformation, utilizing hard-hitting analysis, viewpoints and unbiased case studies to steer executives and supply management professionals through the complicated, yet critical, world of supply and demand chain enablement to gain competitive advantage. On the Web: www.SDCExec.com.
About Arena Solutions
Arena pioneered cloud PLM applications. The Arena PLM suite of products including; BOMControl and PartsList, as well as their ground-breaking supply chain Exchange, solution enable engineering and manufacturing teams and their extended supply chains to speed prototyping, reduce scrap, and streamline supply chain management. Arena cloud PLM applications simplify bill of materials and change management for companies of all sizes, and offer the right balance of flexibility and control at every point in the product lifecycle—from prototype to full-scale production. Based in Foster City, Calif., Arena has been ranked as a Top 10 PLM solution and also holds a spot on the San Francisco Business Times’ Best Places to Work List for 2013.