Home Media Coverage

Media Coverage

Bloomberg US Edition
June 14, 2022

Bloomberg Markets: The Close

Michael Farlekas, e2open CEO, shares insights about supply chain bottlenecks, supply and demand, and how technology plays a role in alleviating issues, in a segment about the labor issues complicating supply chain pains.

Latest Coverage

What is the Global Supply Chain Pressure Index?

What is the Global Supply Chain Pressure Index? A new tool that tracks how backed up supply chains are around the world
Michael Farlekas, CEO of e2open, a supply-chain software company, comments on the new measurement tool of supply chain conditions, created by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

June 14, 2022 | Bloomberg US Edition
Bloomberg Markets: The Close
Michael Farlekas, e2open CEO, shares insights about supply chain bottlenecks, supply and demand, and how technology plays a role in alleviating issues, in a …

October 13, 2021 | The New York Times
Biden Announces Measures at Major Ports to Battle Supply Chain Woes
Michael Farlekas shares e2open’s perspective in this story on supply chain backlogs and the White House’s efforts to help, in …

October 1, 2021 | WOF EXPO Magazine
Using Data, Visibility, AI, and Collaboration to Build Resilient Supply Chains
Answers to four key questions help firms explore control tower capabilities and get equipped for supply chain disruptions of any kind.

Renewed supply chain supports business transformation at Philip Morris International

June 27, 2021 | Supply Chain Movement
Renewed supply chain supports business transformation at Philip Morris International
e2open’s control tower capabilities help power the vision of a smoke-free future. Philip Morris International…

July 14, 2021 | Talking Logistics
A Strategic Approach To Direct Procurement
Lori Harner, Senior Director of Product Marketing at e2open, examines three key direct procurement challenges and how to handle complexities to develop a competitive advantage and equip…

June 18, 2021 | CNN Business
A huge backlog at China’s ports could spoil your holiday shopping this year
Another massive supply chain disruption—this time due to a coronavirus outbreak that led to lockdowns in southern China—clogs…

March 27, 2021 | The Wall Street Journal
e2open to Buy BluJay Solutions in $1.7 Billion Supply-Chain Technology Deal
As logistics takes the spotlight due to disruptions related to the pandemic, e2open Parent Holdings Inc. plans to purchase BluJay Solutions Ltd…

Supply Management Suite

May 11, 2021 | SupplyChainBrain
How to Become a Black Belt in Supply Chain Visibility
e2open’s John Lash, Vice President of Product Marketing, uses the sport of karate as a metaphor to help you make supply chain visibility work in your company’s best interests by…

Ever Given’s arrest and manifest — and the impact on US importers

April 26, 2021 | American Shipper
Ever Given’s arrest and manifest — and the impact on US importers
According to supply chain management software provider e2open, the Ever Given is approximately 85% loaded. e2open…

e2open Named 2021 Top 100 Logistics IT Provider

April 14, 2021 | Inbound Logistics
2021 Top 100 Logistics IT Providers
e2open has been named by Inbound Logistics to its list of the Top 100 Logistics IT Providers. Selection was based on criteria such as documented successes and solutions that focus…

More Coverage

Suez Canal disruption hits North African ports
April 6, 2021 | Global Trade Review
With North Africa feeling the impact of the Suez Canal blockage more than most areas, e2open’s Executive Vice President of Product Management & Strategy Pawan Joshi talks about the domino effect, vessels skipping ports and other consequences of the disruption.

Impact Of Suez Canal Crisis On Companies Around The World Could Last Weeks
March 31, 2021 | Forbes
Now that the Suez Canal is no longer blocked, an expert team from Dun & Bradstreet and e2open share their findings on the…

Dun & Bradstreet and e2open Share Fresh Perspective on Suez Canal Supply Chain Episode
March 31, 2021 | Supply Chain Management Review
Leveraging data and analytics expertise, a team of specialists from…

Imports & Exports: An Insider’s Guide to Getting it Right
March 19, 2021 | Inbound Logistics
Receive expert advice and valuable insights on importing and exporting to help your organization succeed in the cross-border commerce world….

Demand sensing: relying on AI, even in the face of disruption
March 12, 2021 | Supply Chain
A recent webinar by Supply Chain Media and e2open proved that demand sensing results in more reliable forecasts…

e2open Goes Public Via SPAC
February 8, 2021 | Channel Marketer Report
e2open, a provider of supply chain and channel management software, and CC Neuberger Principal Holdings I, a special purpose acquisition company, have completed their business…

e2open goes public in Austin area’s latest SPAC deal
February 8, 2021 | Austin Business Journal
Blank-check companies popping up notably to capitalize on trend.

Supply chain software provider e2open public again via a SPAC
February 5, 2021 | FreightWaves
e2open, a provider of cloud-based supply chain solutions, is once again a publicly traded company after completing its merger with a special purpose acquisition company.

e2open relists on NYSE to bolster long-term capital needs
February 5, 2021 | JOC
e2open returned to the public markets Friday after a six-year absence, a move that will allow the supply chain software provider to continue to grow organically and through acquisitions.

New Global Visibility App Sees Delays Before They Happen
January 14, 2021 | SupplyChainBrain
Organizations can’t manage what they can’t see, but a new application from supply chain software provider e2open is offering clarity.

e2open selects Shippeo as strategic partner to accelerate value creation for clients
December 9, 2020 | American Journal of Transportation
e2open, the network for the emerging digital economy, and Shippeo, the European leader in real-time transportation visibility (RTTV), today announced a partnership to interconnect their networks and accelerate value creation for their clients.

How High Is Your Control Tower?
December 3, 2020 | Talking Logistics
Gary M. Barraco and Lori Harner (e2open) redefine supply chain control tower and highlight four crucial building blocks.

Control Tower Capabilities—Redefined
December 2, 2020 | Inbound Logistics
Control tower capabilities help companies make better supply chain decisions across all industries. Any business that experiences supply chain disruption and wants fast and accurate resolutions to benefit all parties stands to benefit, says Lori Harner of e2open.

Another Austin company going public via SPAC deal; e2open valued at more than $2B
November 24, 2020 | Austin Business Journal
Company has 2,400 employees, clients across globe.

Supply Chain Control Towers: Why Are We Still Talking About Them?
November 11, 2020 | Talking Logistics
Supply Chain Control Towers are not new. Analysts and software vendors have been talking about them for as long as I’ve been an industry analyst…

Six Key ABM Lessons: What e2open Learned In 2020
November 11, 2020 | Content4Demand
When the world turned upside down in 2020, the e2open marketing team had to think quickly about how to pivot their company’s account-based marketing (ABM) plans.

e2open is set to merge with CC Neuberger Principal Holdings I, a special-purpose acquisition company, or SPAC, in a deal that would value the company at about $2.57 billion.
October 29, 2020 | Food Logistics
Uber Freight’s integration with the Cloud Logistics TMS via API allows shippers to view instant quotes from carriers in Uber Freight’s extensive network, tender shipments and take advantage of instant access to capacity.

e2open acquired by SPAC; logistics software provider will convert to public company
October 14, 2020 | Freight Waves
Through a complex series of financial transactions, supply chain software provider e2open is going to become a publicly traded company with a significant chunk of its ownership in the hands of a special purpose acquisition company.

Supply-Chain Tech Firm e2open to Go Public in SPAC Deal
October 14, 2020 | The Wall Street Journal
e2open is set to merge with CC Neuberger Principal Holdings I, a special-purpose acquisition company, or SPAC, in a deal that would value the company at about $2.57 billion.

Major ocean carrier suspects malware attack led to data breach
September 30, 2020 | CIO Dive
CMA CGM, a major ocean carrier, said it believes a malware attack resulted in the unintended release of the company’s data, according to a statement on Twitter Wednesday.

2019 Forecasting and Inventory Benchmark Study
August 27, 2020 | Logistics Management
Just released in its ninth year, e2open’s 2019 Forecasting and Inventory Benchmark Study is the most consistent, comprehensive, and useful study of its kind.

Etihad Cargo, e2open to automate cargo screening
August 10, 2020 | CargoTalk
To automate its cargo screening processes in compliance with global regulations, Etihad Cargo has formed a partnership with supply chain solution app e2open.

e2open dropping data, usage fees for logistics software
July 17, 2020 | Journal of Commerce
Supply chain software provider e2open this week eliminated the fees it previously charged customers based on the number of users and the amount of data transmitted via its system in a bid to induce broader usage and bring more external companies into its network.

e2open Makes A Second Bold Announcement Relative To B2B Seat Pricing
July 14, 2020 | Supply Chain Matters
Today, B2B Supply Chain Cloud Technology provider e2open announced a subsequent move to change the prevailing economics of leveraging end-to-end supply chain capabilities, specifically in charging for seat access in B2B platforms.

Decline In Performance in Consumer Products. Are You To Blame?
June 28, 2020 | Supply Chain Shaman
This week, e2open published its annual report on forecast accuracy. (Kudos to Rob Byrne, this remains one of the best pieces published in the industry on demand management practices.)

Compliance Is Necessary, Sourcing Is Strategic
March 12, 2020 | Forbes.com
Compliance is not strategic. Following regulations is, of course, necessary.

What does the future of trade look like in a post-Brexit world?
January 30, 2020 | IT in The Supply Chain | Arne Mielken, Product Marketing Lead, SME Customs, Global Trade & Brexit
Prediction on what forces will shape global trade in 2020 and beyond.

Supply Chain Predictions for 2020 and Beyond
December 27, 2019 | Technology Evaluation Centers | John Lash, VP of Product Marketing
Five specific predictions and their impact on the supply chain.

Mass customization and AI-powered supply chains
December 16, 2019 | Medium | Robert Byrne, VP, Supply Chain Solutions
Mass customization and AI-powered supply chains: product variety and low inventories are not an oxymoron.

Festive Season Blind Spot
December 9, 2019 | Supply Chain Times | Robert Byrne, VP, Supply Chain Solutions
As retailers gear up for the key sales period before and after the big day, the global manufacturing industry faces the ultimate supply chain dilemma.

Black Friday’s Blind Spot
November 28, 2019 | CPO Strategy | Robert Byrne, VP, Supply Chain Solutions
Poor demand planning expected to drive massive errors this Black Friday.

Control Tower Software Reaches New Heights
October 29, 2019 | Talking Logistics | Gary M. Barraco, Senior Director, Product Marketing
Shippers and third-party logistics providers (3PLs) face significant challenges tracking in-transit cargo due to a lack of status updates between ports…

AI and ML come to GTM
October 16, 2019 | DC Velocity
Some vendors are incorporating artificial intelligence and machine learning into their global trade management software. Here’s how these technologies could improve trade compliance and classification.

How will 5G affect the supply chain?
October 2, 2019 | IT Supply Chain
Wireless technologies have already revolutionised supply chains. But when 5G makes connectivity faster, more responsive and more agile, will it represent an upgrade – or a gamechanger?

How to ensure a truly connected end-to-end supply chain
September 8, 2019 | Supply Chain Digital
A truly connected end-to-end supply chain has the aim to reach 100% visibility in real-time which creates an integrated view across the enterprise, including, suppliers, retailers, manufacturers, outsource partners, and customers.

How can artificial intelligence optimise the supply chain?
September 7, 2019 | Supply Chain Digital
Core pain points that AI is helping procurement and supply chain executives remedy include a lack of end-to-end visibility, delayed reactions to unforeseen events, and inaccurate forecasting. Find out how organizations are achieving these improvements.

e2open’s Acquisition of Amber Road: A Milestone
August 1, 2019 | ChainLink Research
Amber Road was the last remaining major independent Global Trade Management (GTM) solution provider. Its acquisition by e2open fills in a key missing piece for e2open’s suite. Thus, this acquisition represents an important landmark for both the company and the industry as a whole.

e2open Builds Container Shipping Beachhead
July 19, 2019 | Journal of Commerce
e2open disrupts global logistics community’s consciousness by acquiring some of the industry’s premier software providers. Now it plans to sell shippers the value of connectivity and harmonized upgrades says CEO Michael Farlekas.

Digitisation Is Helping to Deliver Goods Faster
July 11, 2019 | The Economist
Pawan Joshi of e2open says, “the data needed to make real-time decisions are not inside the ecosystem of the manufacturer.” Data inside firms are also compartmentalised into specialised software used by different divisions. e2open connects and makes sense of all these data.

With Acquisition Of Averetek, e2open Extends Family Of Channel Support Solutions
June 5, 2019 | Channel Market Report
e2open, a business systems solutions provider, has expanded its family of channel support solutions with the acquisition of Averetek, a through-channel marketing automation technology vendor.

e2open To Acquire Amber Road For $425 Million
May 13, 2019 | Yahoo Finance
Software vendor e2open LLC will acquire the global trade management software provider Amber Road (NYSE: AMBR) for $425 million and take it private, e2open announced on May 13.

e2open acquires Amber Road
May 13, 2019 | Container News
e2open and Amber Road, Inc. (“Amber Road”), on May 13 announced they have entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of Amber Road in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $425 million.

e2open buys Amber Road
May 13, 2019 | Logistics Manager
e2open, which provides cloud-based supply chain software, is to take over Amber Road, the global trade management platform, for $425 million.

e2open and Amber Road Announce Definitive $425 Million Acquisition Agreement
May 13, 2019 | Supply Chain 247
Customers to receive unprecedented integration of e2open’s and Amber Road’s end-to-end supply chain and global trade management capabilities – delivered with the speed of the cloud.

e2open pathfinder in logistics tech
December 17, 2018 | American Journal of Transportation
Attractions include Inttra’s large customer base, the prospect of integrating INTTRA with e2open’s other supply chain software offerings and the belief that e2open can add some new technology and functionality to INTTRA, insuring the pioneer in matching cargo with carriers can retain its dominance.

e2open to acquire INTTRA
October 23, 2018 | Logistics Management
Pending regulatory agencies approval, e2open and INTTRA will join efforts to strengthen the connections and streamline the information flow between manufacturers, suppliers, shipping service providers, ocean carriers and all the participants in global trade.

Breaking Tech News- e2open’s Most Significant Acquisition Announcement To Date
October 23, 2018 | Supply Chain Matters
B2B and Supply Chain Business Network provider e2open shared yet another acquisition announcement today, that being the acquisition of INTTRA, a prominent B2B ocean shipping network, software and information provider.

e2open To Acquire Maritime Network Platform INTTRA
October 22, 2018 | The Wall Street Journal
Software company e2open LLC is acquiring container shipping booking platform Inttra Inc., extending consolidation of the supply-chain management technology arena into the nuts-and-bolts of ocean transportation.

e2open to Acquire INTTRA in Bid to Gain Global Supply Chain Dominance
October 22, 2018 | Supply Chain Management Review
e2open, one of the industry’s biggest cloud-based providers of networked supply chains, announced the acquisition of INTTRA, a leading ocean shipping network, software and information provider.

e2open Acquires INTTRA, the Top Ocean Freight Platform
October 22, 2018 | Maritime Executive
Cloud-based supply chain software company e2open announced Monday that it will purchase INTTRA, the leading neutral booking platform for containerized freight.

e2open Acquires Logistics Leader INTTRA
October 22, 2018 | Port Technology
INTTRA, the world’s leading ocean shipping network and software provider, has been acquired by logistics and supply chain company e2open.