Don’t miss this once a year opportunity to meet face-to-face with SEMA executive staff and leaders from SEMA Member companies and discuss the future outlook of our industry.
SEMA’s Business Technology Committee (BTC) has completed Phase II of its Data Pool Pilot Program, which involves SEMA manufacturers and their warehouse distributor trading partners. The findings confirm that non-standardized and vital missing product data between suppliers and distributors results in lost sales opportunities, ordering delays, excess inventory and expensive order-processing errors.
Exhibitors looking to make the most out of their Show-related budgets
are invited to participate in “one-on-one” exhibitor meetings with
experts from Convexx and Freeman.
Thousands of buyers in the automotive industry are already registered to attend the 2009 SEMA Show.
Exhibit sales increased by more than 20% in one week as SEMA Show
exhibitors contract for booth space before the pending space selection.
SEMA News: Can you briefly explain your role and the role of your department at SEMA?
Alise Miner: The role of my department is to assist in the day-to-day operations of the association.
Findings confirm that standardization increases operational efficiencies and sales.
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Phase Two Goals:
Continue to prove the inefficiencies of current data practices and use this information to educate the industry and encourage member companies to examine and improve their product data practices.
Show the participants that perfect data, properly harmonized, lowers costs, enhances customer service, shortens time to market and increases sales.
To confirm that existing data standards (AAIA Catalog Enhanced Standards or ACES) and (Product Information Exchange Standards or PIES) were generally appropriate to our market segment and to discover and suggest changes to the standards as needed.
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Manufacturers who've taken the time to get their data into industry-standard formats (and WDs, jobbers and retailers who are able to receive industry standard data) are experiencing company-wide benefits. Here are just a few: