Food Logistics Magazine Recognizes John Galt Solutions as a Top 100 Technology Provider

CHICAGO – December 15, 2009 – John Galt Solutions, the leading provider of affordable planning solutions for the consumer-driven supply chain, today announced that it has been named as a top technology provider by Food Logistics magazine in its sixth annual Food Logistics 100.

Each year, the editors of Food Logistics recognize 100 top technology and solution providers that help grocery and foodservice distributors and manufacturers reach their business goals. This year, the magazine focused the theme on managing change through hard economic times with technology.

A large number of food and beverage companies – including Blue Bunny, Delicato Vineyards, Musco Olives, Smithfield Foods and Tasty Baking – use solutions from John Galt to increase forecast accuracy, optimize inventory levels and maximize supply chain performance.  The more innovative food companies are using John Galt’s innovative Consumer Centric Planning to quickly sense changes in demand via Point of Sale (POS) data from leading grocery retailers.  Across the board, John Galt customers have dramatically improved their forecast accuracy and reduced costly stock-outs.

Anne Omrod, CEO of John Galt Solutions commented, “Our demand planning and inventory optimization solutions are designed to handle the challenges of short shelf life, frequent new product introductions and seasonality that food, beverage and consumer goods companies must overcome. We’re honored to be recognized for our contributions to the industry,” she concluded.

Nominations were reviewed and winners were chosen by the magazine’s editorial staff. The final list is featured in the cover story of the November/December 2009 issue of Food Logistics, as well as online at http://www.foodlogistics.com.

About Food Logistics
Food Logistics is the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product throughout all channels of the supply chain. Food Logistics serves the information needs of food, beverage and consumer packaged goods executives involved in warehousing, transportation and information technology, as well as third-party and refrigerated service providers. Through our print and online products, we provide news, trends and best practices that help more than 24,000 grocery and foodservice suppliers, distributors and retailers make better business decisions. See www.foodlogistics.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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