AKRON (July 24)—RubberNetwork.com has selected the IBM-i2-Ariba alliance as its technology partners. The alliance will set up the infrastructure to provide marketplace services, connect individual member companies´ systems to the exchange, link RubberNetwork.com to other exchanges, as well as enable services like forecast and inventory data sharing, standardized cataloging, order placement and fulfillment, factory and demand planning, online auctions and reverse auctions, supply chain management and vendor sourcing. RubberNetwork.com was announced April 17. Its seven member companies represent about 75 percent of global tire industry manufacturing capacity.
RubberNetwork.com selects technology partner
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