Austin, TX – August 1, 2017 — Baxter Planning Systems (Baxter), the pioneer and recognized leader in inventory planning and optimization solutions for the service supply chain, today announced that Verizon Global Supply Chain, a division of communication technology company Verizon, has selected Prophet by Baxter to optimize their forecasting capabilities.

This agreement is a component of a major Verizon initiative to improve LTE coverage and prepare for the imminent deployment of 5G technology. The Verizon OSP Fiber team will use Baxter’s Distribution Center planning capabilities for the generation of forecasts and subsequent communication out to external vendors and partners. Verizon is one of many Fortune 100 companies that have chosen Baxter Planning Systems as their solution provider.

“We are excited to expand our relationship with Verizon to support inventory planning requirements for this upcoming initiative,” 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 Tokyo Electron, SGI, Stanley Black and Decker, NetApp, Nutanix, Carestream Health, and many others.

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