CHELMSFORD, MA--(Marketwired - December 10, 2013) - Kewill, a leading global provider of multimodal transportation and logistics management solutions for continuous supply chain execution, today announced a global partnership with Infor, a leading provider of front and back office and supply chain business operations solutions serving more than 70,000 customers globally. The partnership is in support of Infor's international small parcel shipping strategy developed to meet the changing needs of shippers and 3PLs. Kewill's Flagship™ multi-carrier shipping management solution and Kewill Universal Carrier Module (UCM) will be integrated into Infor Supply Chain Execution (SCE) for increased visibility and enhanced management and execution capabilities throughout the supply chain, giving business around the world the ability to operate more efficiently with streamlined and controlled shipping.

    "Kewill is committed to providing organizations across the globe with the tools needed to resolve execution and management challenges throughout the supply chain," said Bob Farrell, President and CEO of Kewill. "This partnership with Infor is a testament to the quality of our solutions as well as our long history of providing solutions that help businesses within their supply chain. Kewill's products combined with Infor Supply Chain Execution will give retailers, manufacturers and logistics service providers the agility and control they need to compete and succeed in a rapidly changing environment."

    Kewill's Flagship solution is part of the Transport arm of the Kewill MOVE™ platform for multimodal transportation and logistics management, which enables customers to gain a holistic view of the logistics network with end-to-end visibility across the most critical supply chain execution processes. This solution allow 3PLs the ability to effectively manage and monitor air, sea, rail and road requirements for full-load, pallet and parcel deliveries on a local, national, regional or global scale, resulting in lower costs and enhanced customer service as transportation network volatility is controlled.

    Flagship is an enterprise parcel shipping solution that supports high-volume domestic and international shipping, including hazardous material. It has the broadest carrier compliance in the industry, with export documentation and compliance checks for international shipments. The Universal Carrier Module is a tool within Flagship that provides businesses with the ability to rapidly on-board and use any global, regional or specialist parcel carrier within the Kewill parcel shipping applications.

    "Kewill's solutions are a great match for our own and this partnership strengthens our commitment to automating and simplifying complex warehouse and transportation management processes across the globe," said John Bermudez, Vice President of Product Management at Infor. "We are confident that the integration will provide customers with a seamless platform improving their overall experience by combining these best-of-breed solutions."

    Infor SCE unifies capabilities for warehouse management, labor management, 3PL billing, transportation management and other critical logistics processes on a common, consumer-grade user interface. With SCE, organizations can improve how they move, analyze and act on critical business information allowing them to eliminate bottlenecks and operate a more efficient and agile enterprise.

    "To put it simply, incorporating Kewill's unmatched product features and functionality within our Supply Chain Execution solution will allow customers to make better decisions, faster," said Vishal Minocha, Senior Global Product Manager for Supply Chain Execution at Infor. "The additional layer of insight that Flagship brings to parcel shipping will make the already comprehensive SCE solution the complete platform for logistics service providers. With the carrier compliance enhancements with UCM and rapid on-boarding coupled with our tools, organizations will be armed with the ability to reduce labor costs, cut transportation costs and expand the services offered to their customers."

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