2008 Winner Profile

Hillman Group

Project Description:
The supplier of small hardware items (such as nuts and fasteners) deployed its WebFocus business intelligence tool that integrates geographic information with business data. Among its capabilities, the system enables the company to optimize delivery routes and challenge complaints from the vendors it supplies. For example, Hillman has saved total of $131,000 in fines from one vendor because it could prove that it did not deliver incomplete orders.
Project type:
Business Intelligence, Data Warehouse, Portals
Business Functions:
Supply Chain/Logistics, Sales, Order Processing/Fulfillment
Business Goal:
Operational
CEO:
Mick Hillman, CEO
Headquarters:
Cincinnati
Industry:
Manufacturing
Revenue (2007):
$400 million
Website:
www.hillmangroup.com/index.htm
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