Leading project management and collaboration software to support “the Toyota Way” by fostering continuous improvement and business insight
Carlsbad, CA, USA – January 29, 2014 EPM Live, the leader in enterprise project management (EPM) and collaboration software built on Microsoft™ SharePoint and part of Upland Software’s family of cloud-based Enterprise Work Management applications, announced today that Toyota Material Handling Europe has selected EPM Live as their project management solution.
“The Toyota Way is the corporate DNA that permeates and structures the entire Toyota organization. This set of beliefs and core values influence business practices and employees behavior within the Toyota family every day.” says Håkan Borglund, CIO, Toyota Material Handling Europe. “As no process can ever be declared perfect, there is always room for improvement, and Kaizen or continuous improvement is one of the pillars in The Toyota Way. EPM Live gives our staff the advantage and expertise to turn data into valuable information and decisive action. By this we can contribute to a comfortable society and enriched lifestyles, focusing on the 3Es: Environment, Ecology and Energy.”
TMHE is the European regional organisation of Toyota Material Handling Group (TMHG), which is part of Toyota Industries Corporation (TICO),the world leader in materials handling equipment, and is organised in five geographical business regions; Europe, Japan, North America, China and International. Toyota Material Handling Europe distributes both the BT and Toyota brand. Headquartered in Sweden, TMHE has approximately 8,300 employees and 4,500 service engineers operating in more than 30 countries.
“We are thrilled to have Toyota Material Handling Europe join the EPM Live family of valued customers,” said Joe Larscheid, Vice President of Strategy for EPM Live and General Manager of the EPM Live product line.. “EPM Live is a proven solution combining strategic best practices and world-class enterprise project management capabilities. We look forward to helping Toyota Material Handling Europe experience powerful business results.”
About EPM Live
EPM Live is the leading EPM (Enterprise Project Management) and Collaboration Software based on Microsoft™ SharePoint. With a familiar, easy-to-use interface, it extends project management and work collaboration to all areas of the business, regardless of focus. Enterprises large and small rely on EPM Live to deliver products successfully, optimize resource utilization, and select the right work. Named a winner of THINKstrategies’ Best of SaaS Showplace Award, FindTheBest’s Smart Choice for Project Management Software, and Value Leader for Next Generation IT Management by Enterprise Management Associates (EMA), EPM Live is part of Upland Software’s family of cloud-based Enterprise Work Management products. To learn more, visit www.epmlive.com.
About Toyota Material Handling Europe
Toyota Material Handling Europe (TMHE) helps businesses of all sizes across Europe meet today’s materials handling challenges with a full range of Toyota counterbalanced forklift trucks, BT warehouse equipment, and services and added value solutions, including service contracts, short term rental, used trucks and the Toyota I_Site Fleet Management Solution. Active in more than 30 countries across Europe and with headquarters in Sweden, TMHE has a European Office in Brussels and production centres in Ancenis (France), Bologna (Italy) and Mjölby (Sweden). With about 4,500 service engineers, around 8,300 employees, along with a network of independent distributors and dealers, TMHE is the European regional organization of Toyota Material Handling Group (TMHG), which is part of Toyota Industries Corporation (TICO) – the global leader in materials handling equipment.
About Upland Software
Upland Software is the leading cloud provider of Enterprise Work Management software. Upland is the only cloud software provider that offers a comprehensive family of best-of-breed applications that enable organizations to align their goals, projects and programs, optimize their resource utilization and workflows, efficiently manage content and information, and empower teams to collaborate and work effectively. From strategic planning to work execution, Upland drives business results for more than 1,200 enterprise clients with 300,000 active users in 50 plus countries. To learn more, visit www.uplandsoftware.com.