Software increases EKanban scanning/receiving capabilities.

Press Release Summary:

SupplyWEB v6.5, for automotive industry, provides suppliers with visibility of past and present customer requirements. With barcode and scanning capabilities, software speeds movement of parts through production process. Web-enabled supply chain management solution enables inter-enterprise communication. Product combines information from multiple versions of disparate ERP systems into one, universal view for suppliers/internal users.

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Expanded Ekanban? Capabilities In SupplyWEB®, The Automotive Supply Chain Management Tool From BRAIN

April 8, 2003: Ann Arbor, MI - BRAIN North America, Inc., an Agilisys Company, announces the release of SupplyWEB 6.5!

SupplyWEB 6.5 allows suppliers greater visibility of customer requirements, both current and past, and saves time and resources for the manufacturer by allowing greater EKanban scanning and receiving capabilities. By allowing greater bar code and scanning capabilities, SupplyWEB saves BRAIN customers time, improves accuracy at receiving and speeds movement of parts through the production process. SupplyWEB 6.5 enhancements include expanded functionality in key areas such as E-Kanban, added visibility in supplier managed inventories and additional APIs.

SupplyWEB 6.5 offers expanded inventory management capabilities and better visibility for both customers and suppliers.

SupplyWEB allows automotive suppliers to concentrate on manufacturing automotive parts by freeing up time formerly spent following up with suppliers on deliveries, quality issues, and requirements. The SupplyWEB solution gives both customers and suppliers the visibility and communication to enable profitable enterprises. The expanded EKanban capabilities in SupplyWEB 6.5 allow for even greater "right?sizing" of requirements and give SupplyWEB users a lean manufacturing edge.

SupplyWEB is an automotive, web-enabled supply chain management solution designed to reduce supply chain costs, reduce inventory and increase operational efficiencies. It delivers significant ROI by increasing supplier visibility, enabling inter-enterprise communication, and providing a high level of systems integration. SupplyWEB presents One Face to Your Suppliers?-it combines the information from multiple versions of disparate ERP systems into a single, universal view for your suppliers and internal users. For more information on SupplyWEB, visit us at

Agilisys provides global business solutions to select manufacturing industries. What sets Agilisys apart is our deep vertical focus, which translates directly into value and competitive advantage for our customers. BRAIN Automotive, an Agilisys Company, is the leading global provider of automotive-specific business solutions, which include best-in-class tools for supply chain execution and management, customer requirements management and enterprise resource planning. BRAIN Automotive solutions are preferred by more than 1,600 automotive suppliers around the world, including TRW, TI Automotive, Knorr-Bremse, Kautex, Faurecia, ArvinMeritor and Tesma International. BRAIN develops, implements and supports business solutions that allow automotive suppliers to stay current, compliant, and on the leading edge.

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Marcie McCann
Marketing Team Leader
BRAIN North America, Inc.
3855 Sparks Drive, SE Suite 201
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Tel: (616) 957-4444
Fax: (616) 957-8954
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