Austin, TX, February 19, 2019 – Baxter Planning’s Director of Product Strategy, Mike Ross,  will be a featured speaker at Field Service USA 2019 in Palm Springs, California, taking place April 23-26, 2019. The panel discussion, “Supporting the Path to Servitization with Enhanced Inventory Management and Parts Planning” on April 24th at 3:25 pm, will focus on inventory optimization with reduced costs and improved margins.

Field Service, considered the gold standard conference for leaders in customer success, service and support, is a widely attended global event.  Baxter Planning (Baxter), the pioneer and recognized leader in inventory planning and optimization solutions for the service supply chain, will join current customers including BD, Carestream, F5 Networks, Hologic, and TEL to learn about the latest innovations, projects, and services while networking with outstanding executives in the field service industry.

“I consider the annual Field Service conference a must go. It’s such a fantastic opportunity to connect within our industry. Field staff turnover is always a hot button issue, combined with newer field service management and route optimization tools.  I’m looking forward to an interactive discussion with industry leaders at the Field Service USA conference to share ideas and best practices for managing through these changes in a proactive, successful manner,” said Mike Ross, Director of Product Strategy, Baxter Planning.

Conference attendees are encouraged to visit Baxter’s booth to connect, network, and learn more about how the company optimizes inventory by combining proven technology with planning expertise to deliver service supply chain excellence.

About Baxter Planning
Headquartered in Austin, Texas, with employees around the globe, Baxter Planning was founded in 1993 by Greg Baxter, who saw the need for a proprietary solution to address the lack of planning technologies in the market.

Now a worldwide leader in aftermarket supply chain software, Baxter helps customers plan billions in service parts inventory every day. The list of Fortune 500 enterprises and growing startups deploying solutions from Baxter include Verizon, RICOH, Stanley Black and Decker, NetApp, SONY, Johnson & Johnson, and many others. Baxter’s differentiated combination of a SaaS platform featuring Planning as a Service (PaaS) enables supply chain organizations to deliver dramatic improvements in post-sales service levels while increasing profitability and cash flow.

Baxter has been on SupplyChainBrain’s “List of 100 Great Supply Chain Partners” for 15 consecutive years and recognized multiple times as a “Best Places to Work in Austin.” For more information, visit or email us at