Learn from Supply Chain Industry Leaders and Share Best Practices at John Galt Solutions’ 2008 User Conference

CHICAGO – June 10, 2008 – Industry analysts, supply chain executives and leading academics will share best practices for forecasting and inventory planning at the John Galt Sweet Home Chicago 2008 User Conference on August 6 to 8.

Dr. Larry Lapide of MIT will headline the event hosted by John Galt Solutions, the leading provider of affordable planning solutions for the consumer-driven supply chain.  Now in its sixth year, the conference includes three days of workshops, training and panel discussions on the latest supply chain strategies and implementation techniques.

The conference will feature Dr. Larry Lapide, recognized worldwide as one of the supply chain industry’s thought leaders.  Dr. Lapide heads MIT’s Demand Management Project and was responsible for launching Supply Chain 2020. Prior to his work at MIT, he distinguished himself at AMR Research and Accenture.

Attendees will benefit from discussions of supply chain innovation in more than 15 educational sessions and hands-on demonstrations, as well as valuable opportunities to network with industry peers.  Manufacturing and distribution leaders will share case studies showing how they increased forecast accuracy, optimized inventory levels and maximized supply chain performance using the ForecastX Wizard, the Atlas Planning Suite and John Galt’s new Consumer Centric Planning solution.

“With this year’s extensive agenda we’re providing our customers with access to industry thought leaders and our supply chain experts, along with the value of talking to peers at other companies that face the same challenges,” remarked Anne Omrod, CEO of John Galt Solutions.

Attendees will also have the opportunity to attend three pre-conference training classes at a significant discount. The classes cover John Galt’s ForecastX Wizard and several modules from the Atlas Planning suite. Attendees must register by June 30 to receive the early registration discount.  For more information visit www.JohnGalt.com.

About John Galt Solutions
John Galt Solutions helps increase forecast accuracy and optimize inventory levels in consumer-driven supply chains. With the ForecastX Wizard, the Atlas Planning and Consumer Centric Planning Suites, we provide a wide variety of affordable, easy to implement, supply chain planning solutions designed for growing mid-market companies.  Over 5,000 customers have profited from our solutions, which offer up to improvement in 50% forecast accuracy and reduce excess inventory by 5 to 40%.  To learn more please visit www.johngalt.com or call 312.701.9026.

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