ToolsGroup and SCPI Expand Partnership to Offer Supply Chain Planning BPO Services
BOSTON (July 15, 2021) – ToolsGroup, a global leader in supply chain planning software, and Supply Chain Process Improvement, Inc. (SCPI), a provider of supply chain planning, coaching, consulting, and analytical services, are extending their partnership to offer planning BPO (business process outsourcing) services. The combination of ToolsGroup’s cloud-based Service Optimizer 99+ planning software and SCPI’s focused, personalized BPO offering gives more companies a clear path to improve planning processes and results.
SCPI’s business approach creates long-lasting relationships with clients through quality solutions and personalized attention. The new joint BPO offering leveraging the exceptional customer focus and supply chain process expertise of the SCPI team and ToolsGroup’s digital supply chain planning software enables businesses to digitize planning with expert guidance. Customers can choose ongoing planning outsourcing or a gradual transfer of planning process ownership as the internal team gains expertise.
“With the increase in demand uncertainty and supplier constraints, companies know they need to step up to digital planning, but they’re overwhelmed by supply chain software options,” said Steve Spratt, SCPI’s vice president of supply chain services. “They’re worried about making the wrong technology choice and may not have the expertise to implement the critical processes behind it. Outsourcing planning creates a path to improved business results for companies previously unable to access world-class planning solutions.”
“We’re excited to expand on an already successful partnership with the SCPI team,” added David Barton, ToolsGroup’s general manager of North America. “Our combined BPO solution helps more companies overcome the technology, talent, and process barriers to creating resilient supply chains.”
Supply Chain Process Improvement, Inc. (SCPI) was founded in 2003 as a focused provider of supply chain planning, coaching, consulting, and analytical services. Our specialties include supply chain network optimization, inventory planning and optimization, multi-stop network optimization, transportation operations, operations flow optimization, and sales inventory & operations planning services.
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.