site focuses on commercial specialty lines.
Already we're seeing some of the largest of the European companies such as BMW, Philips, KLM, Swissair, British Telecom and Deutsche Telekom aggressively adopting B2B
e-commerce," says Petra Gartzen, principal analyst for GartnerGroup's e-Business Services Europe.
More than half (63%) of B2B
companies surveyed indicated that the solutions they seek most next year will revolve around marketing automation technology while only a small percentage of B2C marketers (15%) said they same.
The complementary geographic positioning will create an undisputed B2B
software leader in Europe.
However, there are some problems: the rate of access to e-commerce for small and mid-sized enterprises is low; domestic B2B
market is in the initial stage of development; scale effect of internet service is blocking the way to occupying market and obtaining benefits for new entrants.
By providing an appliance integration server that is pre-built with the software and hardware needed to support supply chain operations, Covast and Network Engines are lowering the barrier for smaller trading partners to integrate B2B
applications with their large counterparts.
Ad page/revenue box scores and market share data on brick-and-mortar B2B
The most user-hostile element of most B2B
websites is the lack of pricing information.
The China e-Auto Hub will interoperate with GXS Trading Grid(SM) for B2B
transactions with trading partners outside of China.
Powering the Product Lifecycle through Next Generation B2B
Solutions," presented by Rory O'Neill, director of strategic partnerships, GXS;
Mosaic, which made significant investments in technology to be way ahead of its competition in serving clients' needs, chose GXS Managed Services to ensure seamless B2B
communications between the company, its clients and the retailers who distribute their products.
As a part of the GXS Trading Grid platform, Managed Services offers the hosted infrastructure to conduct a global B2B
program, including data translation, transaction management, systems administration and supplier performance reporting capabilities.