-- Brings 13 Years of Experience in Managing Support And Technology Services to SPS Commerce --
St. Paul, Minn., September 30, 2002 - SPS Commerce, the leading Supply Chain Integration Service provider, today announced the promotion of Patrick Maurer to Vice President of Support Services. In his new position, Patrick will leverage his 13 years of experience in managing support and technology service departments to oversee the strategy of SPS Commerce`s hub and supplier support services.
In his new role, Patrick will oversee existing account management, the expansion of hub and supplier support services, including the centralization of the call center and increased online support and knowledge management tools.
Patrick joined SPS Commerce in 1999 as Director of Operations. In this position, he was instrumental in developing the Company`s Supplier Management System and online training programs. Before joining SPS, he managed the investment administration department at Investment Advisers in Minneapolis, Minn., and held several management positions at Minnesota Life`s investment, group claims and management services departments.
"We are very pleased to welcome Patrick to our executive team," said Archie Black, President of SPS Commerce. "He has an excellent track record of success and will be a key player in helping us continue our growth and strategic development for support services."
About SPS Commerce
SPS Commerce is the leading provider of hosted Supply Chain Integration Services. The Company specializes in managing trading partner enablement and management programs to increase the depth and/or breadth of integration with trading partners -- especially small and mid-sized partners. Our solution has helped key enterprises, including over 70 large retailers, electronically enable and integrate over 40,000 small and mid-sized trading partners into their e-supply chain. For more information, visit the Company at www.spscommerce.com or call (651) 603-4400.
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