About Baxter Planning Systems

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Optimize inventory by combining proven technology with planning expertise to deliver service supply chain excellence.

Established in 1993, Baxter Planning Systems provides inventory planning and optimization solutions to support service supply chain requirements across diverse industries. Baxter’s solutions seamlessly integrate with existing IT infrastructure to forecast demand and optimize target stock levels to efficiently execute supply, replenishment, and repair orders. Our goal is to provide a balanced solution that:

  • Reduces inventory, transportation, and warehouse costs
  • Improves service level and fill rate
  • Increases productivity for planners, buyers, and technicians

Baxter’s best-of-breed software, Prophet, optimizes inventory by incorporating critical service parts planning criteria including downtime costs, service contract penalties, expedited shipping fees, lost technician productivity and lost profit, to fully optimize planning and forecasting.

Baxter’s Planning as a Service offering extends the solution with professional planning services delivered by experienced consultants who use Prophet to manage and overcome challenges unique to inventory planning.

Our customers achieve industry-leading customer service levels while significantly increasing profitability through reduced inventory and transportation costs. These results are enabled by our proven planning technology, team of supply chain experts, and a continuous improvement process driven by our Best Practice Scorecard.

Privately-held, Baxter consistently achieves year-over-year customer and company growth. Baxter specializes in Service Parts Supply Chain Planning with 100% executive attention, resources, and revenue dedicated to the advancement of Prophet and all client implementations conducted by in-house staff. Baxter is honored to be recognized with these important industry accolades:

  • SupplyChainBrain 100 Great Supply Chain Partners
  • Supply & Demand Chain Executive Pros to Know
  • Supply & Demand Chain Executive Top Supply Chain Project Award

Learn more about how Fortune 100 enterprises and growing startups like NetApp, Nutanix, Ciena, Carestream Health, Illumina and Triumph Motorcycles rely on Baxter for service level improvements at reduced inventory costs.


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