Food Equipment Service Provider Expands Relationship with Baxter

Austin, TX – July 18, 2017 — Baxter Planning Systems (Baxter), the pioneer and recognized leader in inventory planning and optimization solutions for the service supply chain, today announced that DSL Northwest (DSL-NW) & Taylor Arizona (TAZ), food service companies distributing and supporting commercial restaurant equipment, have selected Prophet by Baxter to optimize their service inventory planning capabilities.

DSL-NW & Taylor Arizona needed help optimizing their service supply chain to support a growing list of customers in the western United States including major customers such as McDonald’s, Costco, and Wendy’s. This food service leader chose Baxter Planning Systems as their solution provider based on Baxter’s proven capabilities, planning expertise, and the continued success of Canadian sister company, DSL Ltd, as a Prophet by Baxter customer.
DSL-NW & Taylor Arizona will leverage Baxter’s technology to optimize Supply Order creation, automate replenishment to offices and technicians, and improve their key metric of First Time Fix Rate.

“We are excited to expand our business with DSL-NW & Taylor Arizona as we continue to develop industry-leading field service inventory planning capabilities,” commented Phillip Kennedy, President of Baxter Planning Systems. “Our ability to optimize service supply chains with a combination of proven technology and expertise continues to differentiate Baxter in this market.”

About DSL-NW, Taylor Arizona, and DSL Ltd.
DSL Northwest was founded in 2005 by shareholders of DSL Ltd (Canada). It is an exclusive distributor of Taylor Food Equipment. DSL NW’s exclusive territory for Taylor equipment includes Washington, Oregon, and parts of Montana, Wyoming, and Alaska. It has a service network of 15 technicians across its region.

Taylor Arizona was acquired in 2012 by shareholders of DSL Canada and DSL NW. It is an exclusive distributor Taylor Food equipment, and a distributor of Hoshizaki Ice Machines. TAZ’s exclusive Taylor distributor territory is the state of Arizona, and has a service network of 12 technicians in the state.

DSL Ltd. is the original company in the group, founded in 1916 in Edmonton, AB, Canada. DSL Ltd. is the exclusive distributor in Western Canada of Taylor Food Equipment and has been since 1957. In addition, DSL is a distributor of Henny Penny cooking equipment, and Franke Coffee Systems. DSL has a network of 70 service technicians across Western Canada, and is one of the leaders in service technology in North America.

About Baxter Planning Systems
Since 1993, Baxter has developed solutions that meet the specific demands of aftermarket service and repair. Baxter’s suite of integrated forecasting and planning applications enables companies to achieve industry-leading customer service levels while significantly increasing profitability. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Baxter is privately held, self-funded, and profitable. Fortune 500 enterprises and growing startups deploying solutions from Baxter include Nokia, Tokyo Electron, Verizon, NetApp, Nutanix, Carestream Health, and many others.
For more information, visit www.baxterplanning.com.

Baxter Planning Systems Recognized for 14th Year in a Row on List of 100 Great Supply Chain Partners

Customers Continue to Rate Baxter Planning Systems as a Favorite Solution Provider on SupplyChainBrain’s Esteemed List

Austin, TX – July 10, 2017 — Baxter Planning Systems, the pioneer and recognized leader in inventory planning and optimization solutions, announced today that it has been included on SupplyChainBrain‘s list of 100 Great Supply Chain Partners for the 14th consecutive year. Baxter Planning Systems will appear in the 2017 July/August issue of SupplyChainBrain magazine as an honored member of this year’s 100 Great Supply Chain Partners.

“For 15 years running, SupplyChainBrain has published our much-anticipated list of 100 Great Supply Chain Partners — a select group of companies whose customers recognize them for providing outstanding solutions and services. Our six-month online poll of supply chain professionals requires a qualified response, asking them to nominate vendors and service providers whose solutions have made a significant impact on their company’s efficiency, customer service and overall supply chain performance. This year’s field of nominees was abundant and very strong, hailing from all aspects of supply chain management. Your company should be proud to be named amongst the 100 Great!”– Brad Berger, Publisher, SupplyChainBrain

 

About SupplyChainBrain
SupplyChainBrain, the world’s most comprehensive supply chain management information resource, is accessed year round through a wide range of ever evolving multi-media formats by hundreds of thousands of senior level industry executives. In addition to addressing the fundamental principles of supply-chain management, SupplyChainBrain identifies emerging trends, technologies and best practices, forward thinking ideas and cutting-edge solutions ~ and continues to write and report about these as they evolve and mature. Learn more at www.supplychainbrain.com.

About Baxter Planning Systems
Since 1993, Baxter has developed solutions that meet the specific demands of aftermarket service and repair. Baxter’s suite of integrated forecasting and planning applications enables companies to achieve industry-leading customer service levels while significantly increasing profitability. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Baxter is privately held, self-funded, and profitable. Fortune 500 enterprises and growing startups deploying solutions from Baxter include Tokyo Electron, Nokia, Ciena, Verizon, Stanley Black & Decker, Johnson & Johnson, Carestream Health, and many others. For more information, visit www.baxterplanning.com.

Baxter Planning Systems Earns “Best Places to Work” Recognition

Recruitment and Retention of Top Talent Fuels Business Growth

Austin, TX – June 23, 2017 — Baxter Planning Systems (Baxter), the pioneer and recognized leader in inventory planning and optimization solutions for the service supply chain, is proud to announce the company’s inclusion in the Austin Business Journal’s “2017 Best Places to Work” rankings. The annual award distinguishes employers in the Central Texas region with the best climate, team atmosphere, benefits and, most importantly, engaged employees.

“It’s an exciting time at Baxter and with 20% growth in 2016, we recognize the importance of recruitment and retention of top talent,” noted Audrey Baxter, HR Director of Baxter Planning Systems. “Our accomplishments help attract the best candidates for our growing team and will provide the foundation for growth and ongoing innovation of our solutions.”

It is the company’s fourth time receiving this honor and this year, Austin Business Journal hosted a “groovy ‘70s” themed luncheon where Baxter employees joined 75 other company winners at the JW Marriott Austin downtown to accept the award. To see all the 2017 winners, go to http://www.bizjournals.com/austin/news/2017/05/12/austin-s-best-places-to-work-for-2017.html.

About Baxter Planning Systems

Since 1993, Baxter has developed solutions that meet the specific demands of aftermarket service and repair. Baxter’s suite of integrated forecasting and planning applications enables companies to achieve industry-leading customer service levels while significantly increasing profitability. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Baxter is privately held, self-funded, and profitable. Fortune 500 enterprises and growing startups deploying solutions from Baxter include Nokia, Verizon, Tokyo Electron, NetApp, Nutanix, Carestream Health and many others.

For more information, visit www.baxterplanning.com.