Chicago, IL., May 4, 2015 - Sun-Maid needed to improve their forecasting platform in order to stabilize their production numbers and deliver more effective visibility to the rest of the business. The Atlas Planning Suite from John Galt offered a range of features and techniques to integrate new products into the business, while keeping promotions and other major destabilizing events from affecting Sun-Maid’s plans. With the powerful statistical techniques offered by Atlas, Sun-Maid will be able to produce optimal statistical forecasts for its diverse product line, and plan effectively for its highly seasonal business.

“With Atlas, we have been able to make our supply chain work optimally. It really is the best tool I’ve seen for demand planning," says John Slinkard, VP of Supply Chain at Sun Maid.

“Sun-Maid is a great example of how our Atlas Planning Suite can improve supply chain performance for companies in the food and beverage industry,” said Anne Omrod, President & CEO of John Galt Solutions. “The extreme seasonality, numerous new product introductions and heavily promotion-driven nature of the business is easily managed with Atlas Planning Suite.”

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Since its founding in 1996, John Galt Solutions has built a proven track record of providing affordable, automated forecasting and inventory management services for consumer-driven supply chains. We have an unmatched ability to configure tailored solutions for customers, regardless of size or business challenge, that save both time and money by compressing implementation periods and delivering intelligent information that positively impact your bottom line.

About the Atlas Planning Suite

John Galt's Atlas Planning Suite provides a comprehensive end-to-end supply chain planning solution to increase forecast accuracy, optimize inventory levels, and maximize supply chain performance. Key differentiators are superior value, rapid implementation, and the flexibility to support a wide range of business goals. Atlas’ modular design and extensive configurability empower customers to quickly solve their immediate challenges and grow to an end-to-end solution as their process matures. Companies across many industries use Atlas daily to optimize their supply chains and increase profits.