ELKAY EXPANDS JOHN GALT SOFTWARE DEPLOYMENT TO DRIVE AND ENHANCE SALES FORECASTING
CHICAGO, Ill. (USA) — April 10, 2007 — John Galt Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of supply chain planning software, announced today that Elkay Manufacturing Company has significantly expanded its John Galt application to drive and enhance its sales forecasting. Elkay recently completed deployment of John Galt’s Atlas Planning Suite™ to fully automate its entire sales forecasting process.
For more than 87 years, Elkay has been an innovative manufacturer of stainless steel sinks, water coolers, drinking fountains and faucets for residential and commercial use. Elkay, which is ranked 40th in Crain’s Chicago Business list of Chicago’s Largest Privately-Held Companies, has more than 4,000 employees in facilities across the United States and select international markets.
With this new John Galt deployment, Elkay expects to generate substantially more accurate and speedier forecasts that reach down to each of its hundreds of specific product categories. Eventually, Elkay plans to harness the John Galt Atlas Planning Suite software to broaden its collaborative planning between its sales and marketing teams.
“We’re expanding our John Galt deployment because we consider the technology to be best in class,” said Elkay’s Market Intelligence and Forecasting Supervisor, Scott Belt. “We expect that John Galt will continue to help us gain further insight into sales and customer-demand trends, allowing us to be even more efficient, effective and competitive.”
John Galt Solutions will showcase its cutting-edge supply chain and business forecasting solutions at its fifth annual user conference in Chicago June 6-8, 2007. The John Galt Insights 2007 User Conference will bring together market-leading John Galt customers, analysts and other industry notables from around the nation. Please visit:http://www.johngalt.com/userconference.shtml
About Elkay Manufacturing Company
For more than 87 years, Elkay Manufacturing Company has been an innovative manufacturer of stainless steel sinks, water coolers, drinking fountains and faucets for residential and commercial use. Elkay, which is ranked 40th in Crain’s Chicago Business list of Chicago’s Largest Privately-Held Companies, has more than 4,000 employees in facilities across the United States and select international markets. In 2006, Elkay was honored as a Merit Award winner in Interior Design magazine’s “Best of the Year” awards for an Avado series sink design. Headquartered in Oak Brook, Illinois, Elkay is also the parent company of E.B. Tecnica Mexicana®, Elkay Canada®, Phylrich® International, as well as Yorktowne® Cabinetry, Medallion® Cabinetry and MasterCraft® Cabinetry. The Elkay Manufacturing Cabinetry Division is the fourth largest cabinet manufacturer in the U.S.
About John Galt Solutions
John Galt Solutions helps increase forecast accuracy and optimize inventory levels in consumer-driven supply chains. With the ForecastX Wizard and the Atlas Planning Suite, we provide a wide range of affordable, easy-to-implement supply chain planning solutions designed for growing mid-market companies. Over 5,000 customers have benefited from our deep industry expertise and innovative technologies. Industry leaders such as Bayer Crop Science, DuPont, Fidelity Investments, Hasbro Games, Huhtamaki, Sealy, Syngenta Crop Protection, and The Container Store have improved their bottom line through increased revenues and inventory cost reductions. To learn more, please visitwww.JohnGalt.com or call 312.701.9026.Back to News