Directworks Connect 2013 Brings Together Leading Manufacturers to Expand their Supply Chain Strategies Beyond Sourcing to Direct Materials Management

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Directworks to Host Annual Customer Conference October 16-17, 2013

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At Directworks Connect, we are challenging our customers to rethink their supply chain strategies and go beyond sourcing to a more complete approach to direct materials management.

Directworks, a leading provider of direct materials sourcing software for manufacturers, will host its annual customer conference, Directworks Connect, on October 16-17 at the Renaissance hotel in Downtown Pittsburgh, PA.

At the conference, Directworks customers will participate in a series of informative sessions, workshops, and networking opportunities. Customers will relate their experiences and best practices to each other, and industry thought leaders will be on hand to share their insights with all participants.

“At Directworks Connect, we are challenging our customers to rethink their supply chain strategies and go beyond sourcing to a more complete approach to direct materials management,” said Greg Anderson, President of Directworks. “By effectively managing supplier relationships, tracking compliance, mitigating risk, and ensuring quality, supply chain and sourcing professionals can drive greater profitability and shareholder value at their companies.”

Conference sessions and topics will include:

  •     Supplier management challenges and opportunities
  •     Best practices in new product introduction (NPI)
  •     Increasing visibility into total cost
  •     Accelerating adoption for users and suppliers
  •     Managing supply chain risk
  •     Directworks product roadmap

During the conference, attendees will get an exclusive preview into the future of the Directworks platform.

The conference is being hosted in Pittsburgh, PA, a city with a rich history in manufacturing and innovation.

About Directworks: Directworks helps manufacturers save time and money by simplifying the way they source and manage direct materials. Manufacturers strive to select the right suppliers for the direct materials they use to build their products. Directworks provides cloud-based sourcing software built for manufacturers to engage suppliers, create cost transparency, securely collaborate on product design, efficiently analyze quotes, and assess the critical factors required to make the best cost-for-value sourcing decisions. More information about Directworks can be found by watching their 90 second introductory video.

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