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Baxter’s software suite provides functional depth only available in a best-of-breed solution focused on field service inventory planning. Our system is used to plan inventory across 115 countries for over 120 million service contract units.

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Baxter Planning Overview Solution Brief

Baxter Planning provides Service Supply Chain Solutions built by industry professionals to help even the most complex Service Supply Chains


Prophet by Baxter is a 100% web-based software suite focused
on field service inventory planning and execution.

Planning as a Service

Augment your supply chain team with expertise from Baxter to maximize the benefits of your spare parts planning solution.


Service Part Planning ERP System Comparison

Service Parts Management tools must consider part replacements and substitution options during all phases of the planning process. ERP Systems simply are not built for the nuances of Service Parts Management.

Service Solution Briefs

Field Service Inventory Planning

Baxter combines industry-leading cost-optimization tools with unique technician inventory planning features to create the most specialized, successful solutions available.

Comprehensive Assessment

Our in-depth review of each Best Practice Scorecard attribute is used to quantify potential benefits and prioritize the improvement opportunities most critical to your business.

Logistics Network Optimization

Identify and maintain the ideal logistics network and associated rules to accurately map demand and service contracts to sites based on business objectives.


Forecast demand based on historical data as well as current and projected service contracts to prevent excess creation and/or backlogs.

Inventory Optimization

Calculate target stock levels using Baxter’s unique Total Cost Optimization by modeling part, site and customer critical attributes to meet service supply chain objectives.

Supply Order Automation

Fulfill purchase and repair orders to ensure inventory availability while considering calculated scrap rates, supplier performance, and budget constrain

Demand Source Locator (DSL)

Our Demand Source Locator allows you to intelligently select parts and align service execution with inventory planning solutions.

Lifecycle Management

Plan for the key lifecycle events of New Product Introduction (NPI) to ensure inventory availability at first customer ship and End of Life (EOL) to ensure optimal last time buy decisions.

Excess Management

Define Baxter’s excess report to properly identify surplus material that can be utilized, sold, or scrapped to achieve service inventory planning goals.

Planning Analytics

Improve operations with ongoing review of Hit Rate and KPIs such as fill rate and service level to prioritize corrective actions and continuously identify opportunities for improvement.