More digitally connected companies with eBIZ
In May 2015, the European Commission launched the Digital Market Strategy which includes digitalising European industry, standards and interoperability. European top officials recognise the importance of digital data exchange enabling effective communication or traceability along the supply chain, from raw material to point of sale. eBIZ is the European initiative for the use and greater interoperability of digital communication in the fashion supply chain; some 400 companies have already gained from it.
Launched in 2008, eBIZ is a public-private initiative enabling companies to directly exchange orders and data between their systems using a single digital language. More digitally connected textile and clothing enterprises becomes a reality already today. In five years, more than 400 companies have benefited from the eBIZ reference architecture and many published success cases demonstrating that a company can see results already in short term.