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British Telecommunications Issues Cloud-Based App for Global Supply Chains

British Telecommunications plc (BT) has developed cloud-based capabilities for BT Trace, the company's suite of services for managing global supply chains.

According to BT, the tool provides a single view into complex supply chains in near-real time, by way of a customized Web portal. It allows users to collect, store and interpret high-volume event data about goods and assets moving through the extended supply chain. The service integrates data from various resource-planning and I.T. systems used by global companies and their suppliers. The new service was tested with TNT Express, which collaborated with BT on its development.

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According to BT, the tool provides a single view into complex supply chains in near-real time, by way of a customized Web portal. It allows users to collect, store and interpret high-volume event data about goods and assets moving through the extended supply chain. The service integrates data from various resource-planning and I.T. systems used by global companies and their suppliers. The new service was tested with TNT Express, which collaborated with BT on its development.

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