Culture of Giving Includes Employee Match Program

Austin, TX – December 21, 2018 — Baxter Planning, the pioneer and recognized leader in inventory planning and optimization solutions, announces a charitable donation as an alternative to customer gifts this holiday season. Baxter’s contribution to Direct Relief marks the 4th year the company has opted for a donation in its customers’ name in lieu of gifts.

Direct Relief is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization with a stated mission to “improve the health and lives of people affected by poverty or emergency situations by mobilizing and providing essential medical resources needed for their care.” The humanitarian organization is active in over 80 countries and earns wide recognition from independent charity rating agencies and watchdogs, including a 100% fundraising efficiency rating from Forbes, the No. 1 spot on Charity Navigator’s list of the “10 Best Charities Everyone’s Heard Of,” and inclusion in Fast Company’s list of “the world’s most innovative nonprofits.” Learn more at

As part of Baxter’s commitment to charitable giving, the company also proudly matches employee contributions up to $1000 per employee, per year. Non-profits benefiting from this year’s program include St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Boys and Girls Club, National Compassion Fund, Movember Foundation, Wikipedia, March of Dimes, World Wildlife Fund, Habitat for Humanity, KUT Public Radio, and many more.

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