23 August 2018

ToolsGroup Positioned as a Leader in Gartner 2018 Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning System of Record

Position based on Ability to Execute and Completeness of Vision

Boston – August 23, 2018 – ToolsGroup today announced that it was recognized by Gartner, Inc. as a Leader in the 2018 Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning System of Record. ToolsGroup was positioned in the Leaders quadrant for the second time running based on its ability to execute and completeness of vision for supply chain planning system of record.

“We learned at our recent TG18 conference that more customers than ever are adopting our software solution to enable an automated end-to-end supply chain planning and optimization process, as part of their digital transformation strategy.” commented Joseph Shamir, CEO, ToolsGroup. “Our single model approach enables a supply chain to fulfill its ultimate goal of providing the best possible service to its customers.”

Global manufacturers and retailers such as Absolut Vodka, Costa Express, Harley Davidson, O2, The NHS (UK) and Wayfair rely on ToolsGroup’s solution to overcome demand volatility and other performance barriers through low-touch, self-learning and service-driven supply chain planning.

According to Gartner methodology, Magic Quadrant Leaders “Execute well against their current vision and are well positioned for tomorrow.” The report states that, “An SCP SOR is a platform that enables a company to create, visualize, manage, link, align, collaborate and share its planning data across a supply chain. The platform encompasses demand plan creation, the supply-side response, and detailed operational planning and tactical-level planning.”

To view a complete complimentary copy of the Gartner 2018 Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning System of Record, please visit https://resources.toolsgroup.com/2018-gartner-supply-chain-planning-magic-quadrant

Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning System of Record, Amber Salley, Tim Payne, Alex Pradhan, August 21, 2018.

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About ToolsGroup

ToolsGroup is a global provider of ‘Powerfully Simple’ supply chain planning software for companies experiencing demand volatility. Manufacturers, distributors, and retailers use our self-learning demand forecasting to regularly beat consensus forecasts in a fraction of the time and effort, even for the most challenging low-volume items. They shrink inventory and reduce planning overhead while stepping up customer service levels to boost revenue. Our planning software spans demand sensing, multi-echelon inventory optimization (MEIO), and sales and operations planning (S&OP). For more information, visit www.toolsgroup.com or follow us on Twitter @ToolsGroup.