Two Baxter Employees Recognized as 2019 “Pros to Know”

Austin, TX – March 13, 2019 — Baxter Planning (Baxter), the pioneer and recognized leader in inventory planning and optimization solutions, today announced that two of its employees were selected as esteemed Supply and Demand Chain Executive 2019 Pros to Know. Both individuals work directly with Baxter’s clients and were recognized for their exceptional service and dedication to both the company and its clients. Baxter’s 2019 Pros to Know are:

  • John P. Peterson III, CPIM Enterprise Solutions Consultant – 18 year Baxter veteran: As a supply chain professional, John Peterson has driven Baxter Implementation, Consulting, and Planning engagements utilizing his 30 years of hands-on supply chain experience, including 20+ years of Service Parts Management and Planning. John is a systems implementation veteran, having led planning systems integrations, within ERP implementations, for two different fortune 100 companies. Certified in Production Inventory Management (CPIM) by APIC/ASCM, John has served on the Board of the Dallas and Austin, Texas APICS chapters.
  • Scott Magee, Director of Global Account Management – 5 year Baxter veteran: Scott excels at building executive relationships to better understand the customer’s business, challenges, and supply chain objectives. As an account manager, Scott is passionate about his customers and leverages his 10+ years of supply chain experience to ensure each customer is on a roadmap to meeting their key performance metrics. Scott fosters dynamic and productive relationships and is effective in cross-functional coordination to ensure customer needs are being met and his leadership has resulted in increased adoption of Baxter’s supply chain planning technology to drive inventory optimization.

Both nominees were recognized for their ability to develop strong relationships with customers across multiple industries and for their ability to propose tailored solutions that address complex service supply chain challenges. These relationships reflect Baxter’s tagline: Your Partners In Planning. Using experience and in-depth knowledge of Baxter’s software, these Pros to Know can identify opportunities for improvement and provide insights on a customer’s service supply chain.

“Every year we receive more submissions from outstanding supply chain leaders. It’s evidence of the growth in the supply chain profession as well as the importance of the profession within companies. Supply & Demand Chain Executive congratulates the 2019 Supply & Demand Chain Executive Pros to Know recipients. Our Pros to Know listing showcases the leaders and innovators shaping the profession and making substantial impact on their companies,” says John Yuva, editor for Supply & Demand Chain Executive. “We commend this year’s recipients for their achievements in supply chain and for paving the way for the next generation of exceptional supply chain leaders. This year’s recipients embody the commitment to transformative supply chain tools and processes, earning these individuals a rightful place in this year’s Pros to Know listing.”

Supply & Demand Chain Executive received more than 500 entries for the 2019 Pros to Know Awards. Check out Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s website at http://www.SDCExec.com for the full list of all of the 2019 Pros to Know and Practitioner Pros winners.

About Supply & Demand Chain Executive
Supply & Demand Chain Executive is the executive’s user manual for successful supply and demand chain transformation, utilizing hard-hitting analysis, viewpoints and unbiased case studies to steer executives and supply management professionals through the complicated, yet critical, world of supply and demand chain enablement to gain competitive advantage. Learn more at http://www.SDCExec.com.

About Baxter Planning
Headquartered in Austin, Texas, with employees around the globe, Baxter Planning was founded in 1993 by Greg Baxter, who saw the need for a proprietary solution to address the lack of planning technologies in the market.

Now a worldwide leader in aftermarket supply chain software, Baxter helps customers plan billions in service parts inventory every day. The list of Fortune 500 enterprises and growing startups deploying solutions from Baxter include Verizon, RICOH, Stanley Black and Decker, NetApp, SONY, Johnson & Johnson, and many others. Baxter’s differentiated combination of a SaaS platform featuring Planning as a Service (PaaS) enables supply chain organizations to deliver dramatic improvements in post-sales service levels while increasing profitability and cash flow.

Baxter has been on SupplyChainBrain’s “List of 100 Great Supply Chain Partners” for 15 consecutive years and recognized multiple times as a “Best Places to Work in Austin.” For more information, visit http://www.baxterplanning.com or email us at info@baxterplanning.com.

Baxter Continues to be Thought Leader on Panel at Field Service USA 2019

Austin, TX, February 19, 2019 – Baxter Planning’s Director of Product Strategy, Mike Ross,  will be a featured speaker at Field Service USA 2019 in Palm Springs, California, taking place April 23-26, 2019. The panel discussion, “Supporting the Path to Servitization with Enhanced Inventory Management and Parts Planning” on April 24th at 3:25 pm, will focus on inventory optimization with reduced costs and improved margins.

Field Service, considered the gold standard conference for leaders in customer success, service and support, is a widely attended global event.  Baxter Planning (Baxter), the pioneer and recognized leader in inventory planning and optimization solutions for the service supply chain, will join current customers including BD, Carestream, F5 Networks, Hologic, and TEL to learn about the latest innovations, projects, and services while networking with outstanding executives in the field service industry.

“I consider the annual Field Service conference a must go. It’s such a fantastic opportunity to connect within our industry. Field staff turnover is always a hot button issue, combined with newer field service management and route optimization tools.  I’m looking forward to an interactive discussion with industry leaders at the Field Service USA conference to share ideas and best practices for managing through these changes in a proactive, successful manner,” said Mike Ross, Director of Product Strategy, Baxter Planning.

Conference attendees are encouraged to visit Baxter’s booth to connect, network, and learn more about how the company optimizes inventory by combining proven technology with planning expertise to deliver service supply chain excellence.

About Baxter Planning
Headquartered in Austin, Texas, with employees around the globe, Baxter Planning was founded in 1993 by Greg Baxter, who saw the need for a proprietary solution to address the lack of planning technologies in the market.

Now a worldwide leader in aftermarket supply chain software, Baxter helps customers plan billions in service parts inventory every day. The list of Fortune 500 enterprises and growing startups deploying solutions from Baxter include Verizon, RICOH, Stanley Black and Decker, NetApp, SONY, Johnson & Johnson, and many others. Baxter’s differentiated combination of a SaaS platform featuring Planning as a Service (PaaS) enables supply chain organizations to deliver dramatic improvements in post-sales service levels while increasing profitability and cash flow.

Baxter has been on SupplyChainBrain’s “List of 100 Great Supply Chain Partners” for 15 consecutive years and recognized multiple times as a “Best Places to Work in Austin.” For more information, visit www.baxterplanning.com or email us at info@baxterplanning.com.

Baxter Planning Supports Humanitarian Organization

Culture of Giving Includes Employee Match Program

Austin, TX – December 21, 2018 — Baxter Planning, the pioneer and recognized leader in inventory planning and optimization solutions, announces a charitable donation as an alternative to customer gifts this holiday season. Baxter’s contribution to Direct Relief marks the 4th year the company has opted for a donation in its customers’ name in lieu of gifts.

Direct Relief is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization with a stated mission to “improve the health and lives of people affected by poverty or emergency situations by mobilizing and providing essential medical resources needed for their care.” The humanitarian organization is active in over 80 countries and earns wide recognition from independent charity rating agencies and watchdogs, including a 100% fundraising efficiency rating from Forbes, the No. 1 spot on Charity Navigator’s list of the “10 Best Charities Everyone’s Heard Of,” and inclusion in Fast Company’s list of “the world’s most innovative nonprofits.” Learn more at directrelief.org.

As part of Baxter’s commitment to charitable giving, the company also proudly matches employee contributions up to $1000 per employee, per year. Non-profits benefiting from this year’s program include St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Boys and Girls Club, National Compassion Fund, Movember Foundation, Wikipedia, March of Dimes, World Wildlife Fund, Habitat for Humanity, KUT Public Radio, and many more.

About Baxter Planning
Headquartered in Austin, Texas, with employees around the globe, Baxter Planning was founded in 1993 by Greg Baxter, who saw the need for a proprietary solution to address the lack of planning technologies in the market.

Now a worldwide leader in aftermarket supply chain software, Baxter helps customers plan billions in service parts inventory every day. The list of Fortune 500 enterprises and growing startups deploying solutions from Baxter include Verizon, RICOH, Stanley Black and Decker, NetApp, SONY, Johnson & Johnson, and many others. Baxter’s differentiated combination of a SaaS platform featuring Planning as a Service (PaaS) enables supply chain organizations to deliver dramatic improvements in post-sales service levels while increasing profitability and cash flow.

Baxter has been on SupplyChainBrain’s “List of 100 Great Supply Chain Partners” for 15 consecutive years and recognized multiple times as a “Best Places to Work in Austin.” For more information, visit www.baxterplanning.com or email us at info@baxterplanning.com.