MEET SUPPLY CHAIN INDUSTRY LEADERS, SHARE BEST PRACTICES AND BOOST YOUR ROI AT JOHN GALT SOLUTIONS’ 2007 -- USER CONFERENCE
CHICAGO – May 22, 2007 – Supply chain industry leaders from business, the media and academia will provide practical insight and share best practices for forecasting and inventory planning at the John Galt Insights 2007 User Conference in Chicago, June 6 to 8, 2007.
Hosted by John Galt Solutions, the leading provider of affordable planning solutions for the consumer-driven supply chain, and now in its fifth year, the event features three days of workshops and panel discussions on the latest supply chain strategies and implementation techniques.
Manufacturing, distribution and retail leaders will share case studies showing how they increased forecast accuracy, optimized inventory levels and maximized supply chain performance using John Galt’s ForecastX Wizard and the Atlas Planning Suite.
The conference will include sessions highlighting industry leading solutions for sales and operations planning (S&OP), and collecting field sales input, as well as John Galt’s new Point of Sale (POS) forecasting capabilities.
The speaker line-up includes:
- Mark Lawless, Institute of Business Forecasting
- Dr. Larry Lapide, Director of Demand Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Center for Transportation and Logistics
- Kevin Parker, Editorial Director, Manufacturing Business Technology
- Jeff Angus, Contributing Editor, Infoworld
- Elizabeth Conzo, Senior Forecast Analyst, John Deere Co
- Kevin Lotz, CIO, Smartwool
- Rob McKee, Demand Planning Manager, Liberty Hardware
- Leslie Stephenshaw, Demand Planner, Oil-Dri Corp
- Ben Wilson, Forecasting Analyst, The Bell Group
Attendees will also have the opportunity to attend three pre-conference training classes that involve John Galt’s ForecastX Wizard, Demand Management Engine, and Planning Portal solutions. To register, please 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 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 5000 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.