Austin, TX – February 27, 2017 — Baxter Planning Systems (Baxter), the pioneer and recognized leader in inventory planning and optimization solutions, today announced that three of its employees were acknowledged as esteemed Supply and Demand Chain Executive 2017 Pros to Know. All three individuals work directly with Baxter’s clients and were recognized for their exceptional service and dedication to both the company and its clients.

Baxter’s 2017 Pros to Know are:

  • Morgan Griffin, Supply Chain Consultant – 3 year Baxter veteran: Morgan is recognized for her forecasting expertise as evidenced by her success in leading a large consulting effort focused on a reducing a specific customer’s forecasting error and excess while maintaining high service level. Her accomplishments with the consulting engagement have made her an invaluable asset as she now manages a project to define requirements to enhance Prophet’s forecasting technology.
  • David Marshall, Senior Implementation Consultant – 21 year Baxter veteran: David is recognized for his expertise in implementing planning solutions and defining best practices for effective utilization of supply chain tools.  David’s work in executing efficient and thorough implementations translates to faster realization of service supply chain optimization by customers deploying Baxter solutions.
  • Kimberlin Marston, Supply Chain Planner – 2 year Baxter veteran: Kimberlin is recognized for her ability to build strong relationships with customers, leading an in-depth consulting engagement resulting in significant inventory optimization for a key customer, and defining a process for modeling target stock levels based on Prophet’s Total Cost Optimization.

“Combining proven technology with planning expertise to deliver service supply chain excellence is our mission as an organization” stated Phillip Kennedy, President, Baxter Planning Systems. “Our growing list of Pros to Know exemplifies the expertise we are able to provide to our customers.”

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About Baxter Planning Systems
Since 1993, Baxter has developed solutions that meet the specific demands of aftermarket service and repair. Baxter’s suite of integrated forecasting and planning solutions enables companies to achieve industry-leading customer service levels while significantly increasing profitability. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Baxter is privately held, self-funded, and profitable. Fortune 500 enterprises and growing startups deploying solutions from Baxter include Nokia, Verizon, Tokyo Electron, NetApp, Nutanix, Carestream Health and many others.