Alliances

As part of our commitment to excellence, we optimize our strategic alliances to continually improve our standard of performance. Our affiliation with exclusive industry associations and channel partners directly links us to colleagues, competition and customers – the key influencers in growing our business. Utilizing these valuable resources helps us maintain our position as a true industry leader in service supply chain planning.

Astea’s FSM software, Alliance Enterprise, gives companies one platform that can power their
entire service business. From managing customer contracts and warranties, to customer sites
and assets, and of course all their technicians and inventory, this end-to-end field service
software does it all. In fact, it also includes an inventory management solution that supports all
the different types of warehousing strategies and spare parts management, including:
centralized, regional, repair depot stock, customer-site inventories, and field technicians’
personal and mobile inventories.

Benefits of the Astea and Baxter Planning Partnership
Astea and Baxter Planning are developing a turn key integration between their technology to
provide service organizations faster access to the only solution that optimizes both field service
teams and service supply chains.

Astea’s FSM platform, Alliance Enterprise, will provide historic usage, current part demand, and
inventory location information. Baxter’s service parts planning solution, Prophet, will provide
optimized target stock levels, automate execution of the inventory plan, and provide planning
analytics to drive continuous improvement.
www.astea.com

End-to-End Global Solutions to Optimize Your Service Parts Supply Chain. Put your post-sales support in the hands of UPS, and you’ll get the complete range of global services you need to meet – and exceed – your customers’ expectations. We offer a broad portfolio of post-sales services to ensure that your customers have as little equipment downtime as possible. UPS can help your business reduce the total cost of maintaining a world-class service parts supply chain while planning for growth and international expansion.

www.ups.com

APICS

The Educational Society for Resource Management is a not-for-profit international organization respected throughout the world for its educational and professional certification programs. APICS’ certification programs, training tools and networking opportunities increase workplace performance.

www.apics.org

Founded in 1963, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) is the preeminent association for individuals involved in supply chain management. CSCMP provides educational, career development and networking opportunities to over 9,000 members as well as the entire profession.

www.cscmp.org

The Texas A&M Supply Chain Consortium is a partnership between the Mays Business School’s supply chain group and the corporate community. The Consortium’s mission is to equip students to pursue satisfying careers in supply chain management. At the same time, it provides companies with ready access to the talent, relevant knowledge, industry best practices and cutting-edge research needed to meet the supply chain challenges of the future.

mays.tamu.edu/supply-chain-consortium/

The University of Texas at Austin Supply Chain Management Center (SCMC) exists to enhance the interaction of faculty, students and industry, resulting in world-class supply chain research, education, leaders and solutions. The SCMC’s goal is to be recognized as a top tier Supply Chain Management Program with a reputation for outstanding faculty, students and industry partners.

www.mccombs.utexas.edu/Centers/SCMC