WILMINGTON, DE, USA – April 29, 2015 – Arkieva (arkieva.com), designer and provider of the Arkieva suite of Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) software tools for manufacturing companies, announced today that it has been recognized by Inbound Logistics as a Top Logistics IT Provider for its excellence in supply chain solutions.
“Today’s business leaders are struggling to balance the need for advance planning against the demands for supply chain agility, reducing inventory touches, and wrangling the complexity of omni-channel distribution regimes,” said Felecia Stratton, editor of Inbound Logistics. “Arkieva continues to provide solutions to help meet those challenges, and that’s why Inbound Logistics editors are proud to have recognized Arkieva for their innovative solutions empowering logistics and supply chain excellence in 2015.”
Every April, Inbound Logistics editors recognize 100 logistics IT companies that support and enable logistics excellence. Drawn from a pool of more than 300 companies, using questionnaires, personal interviews, and other research, Inbound Logistics selects the Top 100 Logistics IT Providers who are leading the way in 2015. Editors seek to match readers’ fast-changing needs to the capabilities of those companies selected. All companies selected reflect leadership by answering Inbound Logistics readers’ needs for scalability, simplicity, fast ROI and ease of implementation.
“When choosing the 2015 Top 100 Logistics IT Providers, Inbound Logistics editors looked at excellence in optimizing transportation and logistics operations. On a more strategic level, editors make their selections based on how transformative solutions impact outward-facing business activities driving integration across internal, as well as external, business processes,” said Felecia Stratton, editor of Inbound Logistics. “Arkieva was selected because its solutions solve specific logistics challenges and improve processes, and create a ripple effect of efficiencies across the entire value chain.”
Arkieva APS solutions support the full range of tools required for effective Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP), including demand management, supply planning, network optimization, inventory planning and finite scheduling. Arkieva products are currently in use to support client operations in North America, EMEA, Asia, Latin America, and Eastern Europe.
“We are honored to be recognized as a Top Logistics IT Provider,” said Sujit Singh, chief operating officer of Arkieva. “We understand that supply chain planning can be a challenge and our recent recognition by Inbound Logistics shows that we have the software and experience to attack these challenges head on while also providing benefits to the business overall.”
About Inbound Logistics
Since its inception in 1981, Inbound Logistics’ educational mission is to illustrate the benefits of demand-driven logistics practices, give companies the knowledge to help them match the inbound flow of materials to their demand, and align their business process to support that shift. Inbound Logistics offers real-world examples and decision support to guide businesses to efficiently manage logistics, reduce and speed inventory, and offset rising transport costs, supporting business scalability across their value chain. More information about demand-driven logistics practices is available at www.inboundlogistics.com
Arkieva, founded in 1993, is a software solutions provider for manufacturing supply chain management. Its headquarters are in Wilmington, Del., and European operations in Antwerp, Belgium. The company provides a wide range of technology and process solutions for enhancing productivity and reducing operating costs in the supply chain. Such major corporations as Hexion, McBride, Sunsweet Growers, ANADIGICS, INEOS and AkzoNobel use Arkieva solutions for advanced planning and scheduling. For more information see arkieva.com.