JOHN GALT 2ND ANNUAL — USER CONFERENCE DEMONSTRATES LEADERSHIP IN COLLABORATIVE DEMAND PLANNING MARKETPLACE

Industry leaders from top manufacturing organizations, such as Hasbro and Callaway Golf focused on best practices in forecasting and collaborative demand planning for the enterprise.

Chicago, IL – August 20, 2003 – John Galt Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of forecasting and collaborative demand planning software, will hold its 2nd annual user conference August 25 – 26, 2003 in downtown Chicago, IL. This years conference has tripled in size from it inception in 2002. Attendees will be exposed to two days of customer best practice techniques in collaborative demand planning, technical tutorials, as well as an educational track on how to best use forecasting as the baseline for all other significant business decisions. Galt will also be announcing several new exciting products at this conference scheduled for by officially available Q1 of 2004.

Several of Galt’s customers will demonstrate how to improve the forecasting and collaborative demand planning process to drive revenues, improve communication both internal and external to the organization, as well as increase visibility across the supply chain. Featured speakers included:

    • Dr. Chaman L. Jain, Dir. of MS in Forecasting and Planning at St. John’s University and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Business Forecasting

 

    • Dean Kleines, former Manager of Demand Planning, The Hoover Company

 

    • Frank Finneran, Forecast Manager, First Alert

 

    • Richard Herrin, Manager NAFTA Planning and Forecasting, Syngenta Crop Protection

 

    • Jeremy Wise, Global Forecast Manager, Callaway Golf

 

  • Ken Bray, Sr. Director of Strategic Supply Chain, Hasbro

Galt’s implementation specialists will also be on hand to demonstrate expertise in demand planning, sales and operations planning, and DRP. Customers from around the globe will compare and contrast best practices in forecasting, and learn about upcoming product development to continue to effectively manage their organizations with Galt forecasting and demand planning enterprise solutions.

About John Galt Solutions
John Galt Solutions, Inc., a privately held company, provides leading-edge demand planning, collaborative and forecasting solutions. It strives to improve mid-size businesses’ demand planning and collaborative processes through accurate, innovative solutions and customer partnerships. John Galt Solutions, Inc. provides a broad family of ForecastX™ products and services that meet the needs of any company at every level of growth, including companies such as Fidelity Investments, Hasbro Games, Syngenta Crop Protection and Huhtamaki. For more information visit www.johngalt.com.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REGARDING THIS ANNOUNCEMENT, CONTACT 312.701.9026

Back to News