From starting in a garage over 20 years ago to becoming the advanced planning solution trusted by Fortune 500 enterprises and growing startups alike, learn how Baxter Planning Systems became the leader in service parts planning.
Greg Baxter develops a streamlined process for managing worldwide spare parts inventory while working at Texas Instruments Inc.
Greg and Audrey Baxter found Baxter Consulting and Software from their garage in Austin, TX.
Software solution is officially named Prophet by Baxter.
Incorporated and renamed to Baxter Planning Systems.
Licensing model transitions from on-premise to subscription with Prophet being delivered exclusively as a hosted solution.
First customer deployed with Planning as a Service (PaaS) solution.
Baxter delivers Network Modeling solution to same-day courier and service parts logistics pioneer SonicAir who is later acquired by UPS.
Baxter forms strategic alliance with UPS to be the preferred provider of spare parts planning software.
Prophet is enhanced with a time-phased planning model that enables planning of central warehouses and distribution centers.
Initial award as “100 Great Supply Chain Partner” by SupplyChainBrain with continued recognition in every year, 13 years in a row.
Insight consulting offering is launched delivering analysis of supply chains using Prophet’s total cost optimization model without the need for integration.
Best Practice Scorecard launched as methodology for Customer Success program and framework for product innovation and consulting.
Company is recognized by Austin Business Journal as “Best Places to Work” for the third time.
Prophet is enhanced to address unique challenges of planning “trunk stock” for field service technicians.
Baxter Planning Systems receives strategic growth investment from Polaris Partners.