ToolsGroup and Chainalytics Expand Digital Supply Chain Planning Partnership
BOSTON and ATLANTA (Aug 19, 2021) – ToolsGroup, a global leader in supply chain planning software, and Chainalytics, a recognized global leader in supply chain consulting and analytics, announce an enhanced strategic partnership to bring digital supply chain planning solutions to more companies. The combined strength of ToolsGroup’s cloud-based Service Optimizer 99+ planning software and Chainalytics’ unique approach to supply chain strategy enables joint customers to thrive amid uncertainty.
Companies around the world have improved product availability while maintaining healthy inventory levels with ToolsGroup. With the enhanced partnership, Chainalytics will build on its 17-year history of leveraging ToolsGroup’s world class inventory optimization capabilities to invest in delivering the full solution footprint, including demand forecasting, replenishment, and sales & operations planning (S&OP). Customers can also choose a planning-as-a-service option, which provides continuous coverage of planning processes or a gradual transfer of ownership as the internal team gains expertise.
“Our expanded partnership with ToolsGroup ensures our customers remain ready for disruptions in their global and regional supply chains,” said Salman Adil, principal, Integrated Demand & Supply Planning of Chainalytics. “ToolsGroup’s unique capabilities in supply chain planning combined with Chainalytics’ expert consultants and proven methodologies can help our customers minimize the effects disruptions have on their business, improve working capital deployment, and retain customers with higher levels of service.”
“Now more than ever, companies need digital planning technology and expert guidance to be resilient amid uncertainty,” added David Barton, ToolsGroup’s general manager of North America. “By combining ToolsGroup’s AI-enhanced supply chain planning software and Chainalytics’ deep supply chain services expertise we can help even more companies be resilient to supply chain disruption, serve their customers more effectively, and provide the highest returns to their shareholders.”
Chainalytics accelerates fact-based transformation for supply chain leaders around the globe delivering market-leading consulting and managed services. We bring unparalleled passion to our core purpose: to help leaders realize maximum value from their supply chains. Our top supply chain talent enabled by our proven and innovative digital assets – methods, tools, and content – deliver actionable insight and measurable outcomes to some of the world’s largest and most complex enterprises. With locations across North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific, Chainalytics serves companies globally in a borderless fashion. To learn more, visit www.chainalytics.com and follow us on LinkedIn.
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ToolsGroup is how organizations achieve their target service levels while optimizing inventory, no matter how complex their supply chain is or how much demand changes. In a world that never follows the rules, organizations have to be ready for anything – from the challenges of multi-echelon inventory optimization to the endless surprises of sporadic demand. To do this, they must predict more behaviors, protect against surprises, and perform more efficiently. Only ToolsGroup makes all this possible. That’s why global leaders like Absolut, BP and Harley-Davidson continue to rely on us year after year. Visit www.ToolsGroup.com and follow us on Twitter @ToolsGroup.