LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - July 21, 2009) -
Adexa, Inc., the global provider of
profit-driven supply chain planning solutions, announced today that
Boehringer Ingelheim, one of the world's 20 leading pharmaceutical
companies, has selected and started the implementation of Adexa's
Collaborative Operations Planning and Supply Chain Performance Management
solutions. Through this initiative, Boehringer Ingelheim is focusing
specifically on worldwide alignment of inventory and capacity utilization
to match customer demand, while increasing supply chain visibility.
For Boehringer Ingelheim's supply chain team it was imperative to create
'one plan' for all the major stakeholders in their supply chain, including
the strategic suppliers. Also, Boehringer Ingelheim wanted to manage their
financial performance into the future. Adexa was picked because of its
unique capability to tie end-to-end S&OP Planning and financials together.
The complexity of Boehringer Ingelheim's supply chain has increased as
product variety increased and global interactions between the plants became
more intricate. As a result of this initiative, Boehringer Ingelheim
expects to decrease inventory, while improving its capacity utilization,
and lower costs.
"Boehringer Ingelheim put our team through a very rigorous evaluation
process," said Cyrus Hadavi, President and CEO of Adexa. "But we
appreciate their efforts since we now have the reaffirmation of our
solutions' fit, to this large and multifaceted industry, by one of its most
For more information about Adexa, and its advanced enterprise planning
solutions, visit www.adexa.com.
About Boehringer Ingelheim
Headquartered in Ingelheim, Germany, Boehringer Ingelheim operates globally
with 138 affiliates in 47 countries and 41,300 employees. Since it was
founded in 1885, the independent, family-owned company has been committed
to researching, developing, manufacturing and marketing novel products of
high therapeutic value for human and veterinary medicine. For more
information, visit www.boehringer-ingelheim.com.
Since 1994, some of the most visionary companies in the world run their
supply chains on Adexa. Its Profit-Driven solutions uniquely combine and
link together demand, supply, and operational planning with financial
optimization -- because every decision affects the bottom-line. As a
Result, Adexa clients are the best-in-class when it comes to cost and
inventory management, productivity, customer service and revenue
generation. That includes such global leaders as Johnson & Johnson, Morton
Salt, CF-Industries, Firmenich, NEC, Columbian Chemicals, Samsung, Siemens,