Aberdeen Group Validates Importance of B2B Integration and Collaboration for SMEs
Aberdeen benchmarked the involvement of 62 Small to Mid-size Enterprises (SME) regarding B2B integration and collaboration initiatives with a specific emphasis on their trading partner recruitment, enablement, ongoing maintenance, and performance measurement related activities. Seventy-five percent (75%) of these respondents indicate that B2B integration and collaboration is a strategic initiative in their company. Electrolux which is a customer of Netfira, a B2B software solutions provider with operations in Australia, Europe and the United States was recognized in a recent Aberdeen Group survey and research report as an example of a company that has performed B2B integration and collaboration with their distributor customers (the majority of whom are SME).
About Netfira (www.netfira.com):
Netfira is a privately owned software company with operations in Australia, Europe and the United States. Founded in Australia in 2003, the company’s products, NetfiraSeller and NetfiraBuyer, represent a breakthrough solution for streamlining the buying and selling process. This business-to-business supply chain solution facilitates secure, real-time, end-to-end online transactions between trading partners. It also provides powerful, real-time information for buyers about inventory levels in their supply chain.
The products can connect instantly and easily to customers’ existing accounting software, including MYOB, Oracle, Peachtree, QuickBooks, Sage, and SAP. The Sleeter Group named Netfira as one of its 2010 “Awesome Add-ons for QuickBooks,” recognizing it as one of the most effective and transformational technologies to enhance QuickBooks.
About the Aberdeen Group (http://www.aberdeen.com):
Since 1988, Aberdeen’s research has been helping corporations worldwide become Best-in-Class, benchmarking the performance of more than 644,000 companies. Aberdeen is uniquely positioned to provide organizations with the facts that matter, facts that enable companies to get ahead and drive results. More than 2.2 million readers in over 40 countries, 90% of the Fortune 1000, and 93% of the Technology 500 rely on Aberdeen’s research.