Austin, TX – March 13, 2019 — Baxter Planning (Baxter), the pioneer and recognized leader in inventory planning and optimization solutions, today announced that two of its employees were selected as esteemed Supply and Demand Chain Executive 2019 Pros to Know. Both individuals work directly with Baxter’s clients and were recognized for their exceptional service and dedication to both the company and its clients. Baxter’s 2019 Pros to Know are:

  • John P. Peterson III, CPIM Enterprise Solutions Consultant – 18 year Baxter veteran: As a supply chain professional, John Peterson has driven Baxter Implementation, Consulting, and Planning engagements utilizing his 30 years of hands-on supply chain experience, including 20+ years of Service Parts Management and Planning. John is a systems implementation veteran, having led planning systems integrations, within ERP implementations, for two different fortune 100 companies. Certified in Production Inventory Management (CPIM) by APIC/ASCM, John has served on the Board of the Dallas and Austin, Texas APICS chapters.
  • Scott Magee, Director of Global Account Management – 5 year Baxter veteran: Scott excels at building executive relationships to better understand the customer’s business, challenges, and supply chain objectives. As an account manager, Scott is passionate about his customers and leverages his 10+ years of supply chain experience to ensure each customer is on a roadmap to meeting their key performance metrics. Scott fosters dynamic and productive relationships and is effective in cross-functional coordination to ensure customer needs are being met and his leadership has resulted in increased adoption of Baxter’s supply chain planning technology to drive inventory optimization.

Both nominees were recognized for their ability to develop strong relationships with customers across multiple industries and for their ability to propose tailored solutions that address complex service supply chain challenges. These relationships reflect Baxter’s tagline: Your Partners In Planning. Using experience and in-depth knowledge of Baxter’s software, these Pros to Know can identify opportunities for improvement and provide insights on a customer’s service supply chain.

“Every year we receive more submissions from outstanding supply chain leaders. It’s evidence of the growth in the supply chain profession as well as the importance of the profession within companies. Supply & Demand Chain Executive congratulates the 2019 Supply & Demand Chain Executive Pros to Know recipients. Our Pros to Know listing showcases the leaders and innovators shaping the profession and making substantial impact on their companies,” says John Yuva, editor for Supply & Demand Chain Executive. “We commend this year’s recipients for their achievements in supply chain and for paving the way for the next generation of exceptional supply chain leaders. This year’s recipients embody the commitment to transformative supply chain tools and processes, earning these individuals a rightful place in this year’s Pros to Know listing.”

Supply & Demand Chain Executive received more than 500 entries for the 2019 Pros to Know Awards. Check out Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s website at for the full list of all of the 2019 Pros to Know and Practitioner Pros winners.

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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