Recognized for Innovative, Impactful, and Intriguing Supply Chain Services

Gartner Cool VendorAtlanta, GAJuly 2, 2013 – Chainalytics, a recognized leader in supply chain consulting, analytics, and market intelligence, is pleased to announce that the company has been included in the “Cool Vendors in Supply Chain Services, 2013”[i] report by Gartner, Inc., the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company.  Chainalytics is one of only four supply chain services companies to be selected.

“This recognition belongs to each one of the passionate supply chain professionals we’ve assembled,” explains Mike Kilgore, president & CEO of Chainalytics. “We believe it’s a true testament to the tremendous value our team continues to deliver to leading companies, day in and day out.”

“Analytics and supply chain optimization are top IT spending priorities for retail and manufacturing CEOs,” concludes Gartner in the “Cool Vendors in Supply Chain Services, 2013” report.  “To meet this need, service providers are emerging with solutions that blend optimization and analytics with highly skilled professionals to deliver sophisticated analyses and recommendations that manufacturers and retailers can use to tune inventory levels, optimize pricing or reduce costs.”

For these users of supply chain services, Gartner’s recommendations include:

  • Supply chain executives should explore analytic and optimization services as a way to obtain increased supply chain capabilities faster than through traditional approaches that require capital budget approval and depend on scarce IT resources.
  • Consumer goods and retail supply chain executives should engage in outcome-oriented and value-based relationships with third-party providers that are willing and able to optimize inventories or prices, or orchestrate the flow of goods across multiple companies and product lines.

[1] Gartner “Cool Vendors in Supply Chain Services, 2013” by Michael Dominy, C. Dwight Klappich, Steven Steutermann, and Greg Aimi,  April 26, 2013.

About Chainalytics
Chainalytics is a recognized leader in supply chain intelligence, analytics, and advisory services. Through a unique combination of best practice knowledge, exclusive benchmarking research, and advanced decision sciences tools and techniques, Chainalytics empowers fact-based decision making in the areas of Supply Chain Design, SIOP (Sales, Inventory, and Operations Planning), Logistics Operations, Transportation, Service Supply Chain, and Packaging Optimization. Chainalytics targets enterprises with a high degree of complexity created by their unique combination of scale, variability, and geography. With locations in North America and Asia, Chainalytics serves companies globally in a borderless fashion.  To learn more, visit www.chainalytics.com.

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