MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 9, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SPS Commerce (Nasdaq:SPSC), a leading provider of on-demand supply chain management solutions, today announced that Scott Bolduc, Director of Supply Chain Strategy at SPS Commerce will present at the New England Electronic Commerce (NEECOM) Annual Fall Conference. The session, How B2C Impacts the Supplier's Direct to Consumer (D2C) Model, will take place on Thursday, October 18, 2012, at 3:15 p.m. at the Doubletree Hotel Westborough in Westborough, Massachusetts. The 60-minute session will discuss how retailers are continuing to support e-commerce via their distribution centers, as well as expanding factory direct shipments to the .com consumer. Mr. Bolduc will share best practices on defining the visibility and electronic trading requirements associated with e-commerce orders and the challenges they pose for many vendors, especially when shipping directly to consumers. The presentation will also address the growing trend in using cloud-based supply chain communities for sourcing e-commerce capable vendors. "E-commerce retailers find that they need to leverage new order models to provide the visibility and communications needed to support these consumers," said Bolduc. "SPS Commerce has worked with many e-tailers and traditional retailers doing e-commerce. During this session, attendees will hear key learnings from these experiences as we share some proven strategies for developing trading requirements, teaming with vendors, and identifying e-commerce ready trading partners." About SPS Commerce SPS Commerce is a leading provider of on-demand supply chain management solutions and the Retail Universe community, providing integration, collaboration, connectivity, visibility and data analytics to thousands of customers worldwide. We deliver our solutions over the Internet using a Software-as-a-Service model to improve the way the retail supply chain community of suppliers, retailers, distributors and other customers build their trading partner relationships and manage and fulfill orders. Our Retail Universe hosts profiles of thousands of retail supply chain members, and enables retailers, suppliers and 3PLs to find, connect and form new business partnerships based on product or integration requirements. The SPSCommerce.net platform features pre-built integrations used by current and new customers alike, spanning 3,000 order management models across 1,500 retailers, grocers and distributors, as well as integrations to over 100 accounting, warehouse management, enterprise resource planning, and packing and shipping applications. More than 45,000 customers across more than 40 countries have used SPSCommerce.net, making it one of the largest trading partner integration centers. SPS Commerce has achieved 46 consecutive quarters of increased revenues and is headquartered in Minneapolis. For additional information, please contact SPS Commerce at 866-245-8100 or visit www.spscommerce.com or www.retailuniverse.com. SPSCommerce.net and the SPS Commerce logo are the property of SPS Commerce, Inc. Retail Universe is a service mark of SPS Commerce. All other names and trademarks are the property of their respective holders.