Leading Automotive Seat Manufacturer Partners with DiCentral to Comply with Prevalent Materials Management Operations Guidelines (MMOG) Requirements of Tier 1 Manufacturer
HOUSTON – October 31, 2017 DiCentral, a leading global provider of B2Bi Managed Services, today announced its partnership with Tachi-S, a leading manufacturer of automotive seating. Tachi-S partnered with DiCentral’s Base2 EDI solution due to its proven capability to deliver customizable solutions to help Tachi-S drive Materials Management Operations Guidelines (MMOG) compliance throughout the automotive supply chain.
DiCentral’s Base2 solution enables Tachi-S to handle all material and freight EDI orders, connect to a number of suppliers with customer designed EDI specs, and connect to a large amount of trading partners enabling integration of EDI communications, scheduling/forecasting, barcode label printing and scanning, and the specific requirements of its trading partners. The specialized EDI solution for the automotive industry has enabled Tachi-S to reduce personnel costs and errors due to manual data entry by automating their supply chain transactional data.
”Having used Base2 applications for 25 years in Automotive manufacturing, we have found that the reliability of the software and processes, combined with the exceptional support provided by Base2 are a large part of our company’s success, “said Craig Wisdom. “The automation has enabled us to save a significant amount of time and resources that can be directed to working on solutions for other aspects of our business. Base2 has been able to provide Tachi-S with creative and unique solutions for the ever-changing requirements of our customers.”
DiCentral’s 24/7 technical support has been instrumental in enabling Tachi-S to respond quickly to market changes and adapt to evolving customer requirements. This on-hands is critical in a Just-In-Time supply chain.
"We’re proud to partner with Tachi-S to help them respond quickly and perform to the high Just-In-Time (JIT) standards set by large automotive manufacturers including Honda, Nissan, Toyota, Ford, GM, Subaru, Chrysler, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Volvo, Caterpillar, and Harley-Davidson,” said Thuy Mai, President and CEO of DiCentral. “We are delighted that Tachi-S has already achieved significant benefits from our suite of EDI solutions, which has, in-turn, enabled a more seamless supply chain across its trading community.”
Founded in 2000, DiCentral is a leading global provider of B2Bi Managed Services headquartered in Houston, Texas, with 10 offices worldwide supporting customers in over 27 countries. DiCentral’s services and solutions are singularly focused on B2B integration and used by many of the Fortune 1000 as well as many in the SMB market, processing over $200 billion in transactions for over 30,000 organizations worldwide. The company’s vertical expertise transcends Automotive, Retail, Distribution, Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical, Health Care, Energy and Financial Services. DiCentral provides turn-key Cloud based B2Bi Managed Services, which allows organizations to connect and exchange critical business documents with their trading community. The core components of the Managed Services offering include: ERP Integration, Secure B2B Communications, Data Transformation, Business Rule Analytics, Inventory Management, and Trading Partner Community Management. The company develops and markets a complementary suite of supply chain applications. For more information, please visit http://www.dicentral.com/
Tachi-S, a leading automotive seat manufacturer, in Farmington Hills, Michigan, works with major automakers as an independent seat supplier across the global market. Over its 60 years it has been delivering industry-leading expertise and capabilities that has enabled it to deliver 3.8 complete seats and over 4 million in total seat components each year. Tachi-S is recognized for its industry-leading foam prototyping, soft-trim prototyping, computer aided engineering (CAE) and its complete in-house testing. For more information, please visit http://www.tachi-s.com/.
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Founding member and executive at Dicentral, a global B2B integration company with over 20 years of solving complex supply chain integration problems. I am passionate about helping people in the retail, automotive and healthcare industries achieve revenue growth through a better understanding of the world of connected commerce. Frequently published, sought after speaker and host of “The Connected Show”, a video blog that connects our viewers to the people and news that influence today’s integrated supply chains.More Content by Peter Edlund