Uniform manufacturer and marketer Strategic Partners Inc is able to process orders twice as fast as before following the recent upgrade of its supply chain software to Essentus Vision Sourcing and Demand Management 2.2. Los Angeles-based Strategic Partners sources and distributes a wide spectrum of products around the globe and has been operating with Essentus' supply chain solutions since November 1999. The upgrade and additional enhancements to the way in which data is exchanged between existing accounting and warehouse management applications have resulted in a significant increase in system performance.