Compiled By Deborah Austin Sporteum, an online supply-chain solution for the sporting goods industry, has chosen Efinity Inc. as its infrastructure provider for supply-chain collaboration. Under the agreement, Sporteum will offer Efinity's Web-based order management, inventory visibility, vendor-managed inventory, and forecasting functionality to its users, giving them the ability to visualize and collaborate on forecast, inventory, and order information. Efinity, based in Aliso Viejo, Calif., provides Supply-Web Information Management solutions for manufacturers and their trading partners. Sporteum, headquartered in Berkeley, Calif., has established alliances with the Sporting Goods Manufacturers Assn. in North America, The Sports Industries Federation in the UK, and FGHS (the Dutch Sporting Goods Federation), and is a sustaining member of the World Federation of Sporting Goods Industry.