Austin, TX – July 24, 2017— Baxter Planning Systems (Baxter), the pioneer and recognized leader in inventory planning and optimization solutions for the service supply chain, today announced that Fujitsu Services Limited, a leading information and communication technology (ICT) company, has selected Prophet by Baxter to enhance the spares inventory planning support for the field engineering services they deliver to their customers. Fujitsu has signed a global agreement with Baxter.  Fujitsu is currently deploying Prophet to plan service parts inventory at their World Distribution Center in Germany, their National Distribution Center and forward stocking locations in France and their Australia and New Zealand Distribution Center and forward stocking locations. Fujitsu already uses Baxter Prophet in its North America operations and additional deployments are under review for later in 2017 and 2018.

Tony Oppenheim, Vice President of MIS Business Systems, Global Delivery, at Fujitsu said “Following a wide-ranging selection process, Fujitsu chose Baxter Planning Systems as our solution provider because of their successful implementation in North America and Baxter’s ability to demonstrate global reach and vision. Fujitsu will rely on Prophet and Baxter Planning Systems solutions to ensure first-class service levels and smooth delivery of service for our customers.”

“We are excited for the opportunity to support Fujitsu and their initiatives to enhance the logistics planning of its field engineering operations,” commented Phillip Kennedy, President of Baxter Planning Systems. “Our ability to optimize service supply chains with a combination of proven technology and expertise continues to differentiate Baxter in this market.”


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 Nokia, SGI, Advantest, NetApp, Nutanix, Carestream Health, and many others.

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