A global retailer challenged Schwarz Supply Source to provide the ability to place supply orders while offline in addition to their existing ecommerce site. Schwarz needed a system that could integrate and leverage all capabilities of their existing systems. Streamlining workflow to ensure a perfect balance of speed, usability and functionality were very important. Discover how they used Twilio to expose typical ecommerce features over the phone and the numerous benefits over other solutions.
Cesar Pereira Cesar is responsible for web development and business intelligence at Schwarz Supply Source, a leading customized supply chain management solutions provider. Go cheer him on at the USTA League National Championships at Tucson in October.
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