Successful Recruitment and Retention of Supply Chain Talent

Enables Customer Growth

Austin, TX – September 15, 2015 — Baxter Planning Systems (Baxter), the leader in inventory planning and optimization solutions for the service supply chain, is proud to announce the company’s inclusion in the Austin Business Journal’s “2015 Best Places to Work” rankings. The annual award distinguishes employers in the Central Texas region.

“Attracting and retaining the best supply chain talent is a key strategy for Baxter,” noted Phillip Kennedy, President of Baxter Planning Systems. “The growing complexity of supply chains has the consequence of increasing difficulty in hiring the right people to manage them. This award is a great recruiting tool that helps us increase our visibility in the competitive Austin employment environment and provides one more advantage in attracting the best of the best to our organization.  ”

Through its partnership with Texas A&M’s renowned May’s Business School and Supply Chain Consortium, Baxter is able to recruit employees from the leading-edge program. This relationship with a university recognized as a Top 25 Supply Chain program by Gartner, along with Best Places to Work accolades, enables the company to grow its pool of talent available to build innovative solutions and deliver them to customers to drive exceptional value.

Customers frequently describe Baxter’s expertise and level of service as exceptional during annual customer satisfaction surveys. This reputation in the market is fueling continuous expansion of its customer base.


About the Texas A&M Supply Chain Consortium

The Texas A&M Supply Chain Consortium supports students, faculty, and companies that are involved in supply chain management. Students receive the skills, knowledge, and experiences needed to pursue satisfying careers in supply chain management and participate in the student organization, The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals – Texas A&M Roundtable. Member companies have ready access to the talent, relevant knowledge, industry best practices and cutting-edge research to meet supply chain challenges of the future. Learn more about the Supply Chain Consortium at


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 applications 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 Alcatel-Lucent, Maintech, NetApp, Nutanix, Triumph Motorcycles, Carestream Health, Stanley Black & Decker and many others. For more information, visit