The site is reflective of our Council's commitment to our mission and the members we serve and allows them access to areas of the site without creating barriers.
Houston, TX (PRWEB) September 7, 2005
Schipul Â The Web Marketing Company , a leading worldwide provider of Web-based solutions for membership organizations, has entered the rapidly growing Chinese market. Schipul launched a Web site for the China Supply Chain CouncilÂ in Shanghai at http://www.supplychain.cn to help provide a platform for members to share and implement ideas about technology growth in China.
According to the Chinese government, the country has more than 100 million people online, making it the world's second-largest Internet market, behind only the U.S. In the first half of 2005, the market expanded 18 percent.
With a community of 10,000 professionals, the China Supply Chain Council aims to become the center for knowledge, resources and contacts in supply chain management in China. The Council represents leading companies who view their value chains as a critical driver of shareholder value and competitiveness. The Council, a privately owned not-for-profit organization, was founded in February 2002.
The China Supply Chain Council Web site utilizes Schipul's proprietary TendenciÂ® Membership Management Software. It facilitates knowledge sharing and career development for executives, managers and professionals in the field of supply chain, logistics and manufacturing management in China. The Council utilizes the content management system within Tendenci to keep page content easily updated, as well as encourages distributed authoring among site administrators and registered users.
The Council also utilizes Tendenci's study groups and forums modules to facilitate online interaction among groups such as information technology and software, high-tech, freight forwarders, and healthcare, pharmaceutical and retail professionals.
The Council's site incorporates with SupplyChainJobs, which gives members direct access to English-speaking supply chain managers to expedite the job search process. The job Web site only is promoted to a close community of qualified supply chain professionals in China and includes an English-only registration process to ensure that only English-speaking candidates register on the system.
"The China Supply Chain Council Web site allows a level of collaboration for education and networking among executives so that supply chain and logistics are at the forefront of foreign-invested and local companies operating in China," said Max Henry, founder and executive director of the China Supply Chain Council. "The site is reflective of our Council's commitment to our mission and the members we serve and allows them access to areas of the site without creating barriers."
For more information about Tendenci software, contact Kelly Papinchak, Schipul Communications Director, at (281) 497-6567 x 508 or kpapinchak @ schipul.com.
Schipul Â The Web Marketing Company developed and builds on the TendenciÂ® membership management software. Schipul is based in Houston, and provides marketing services on the Internet to a variety of service industries in local, national and international markets. Schipul's clients include Clear Channel Exhibits, the Web Analytics Association and the Fifth Ward HP/i-community. Additional information about Schipul is available at http://www.schipul.com and http://www.tendenci.com.
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