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Baxter Planning Systems software suite provides functional depth only available in a best-of-breed solution that focuses on inventory planning. Our system is used to plan inventory in 115 countries for over 68 million service contract units.


Installed Base Planning Whitepaper

Utilization of Installed Base Planning for Service Parts Optimization

Learn how Installed Base Planning can help you optimize inventory by improving forecasts and generating more intelligent target stock levels in low and no demand environments common to services parts planning operations.

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Service Parts Planning Whitepaper

Service Parts Planning (Execution, Optimization and Automation)

Most people would agree that the lack of synchronization between Service Parts Planning and Service Execution, negatively impacts customer service and overall company profitability.  This whitepaper addresses a common pitfall  that companies face – having disparate service parts planning and service execution logic.

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Evaluation Criteria

How will you select a proper tool to enhance your service supply chain capabilities to keep service levels high while keeping costs low?

This evaluation criteria document will guide you through the recommended criteria for evaluating best-of-breed planning tools designed for the service supply chain.

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Product Solution Briefs


Prophet by Baxter is a 100% web-based software suite focused on inventory planning and execution.

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Demand Source Locator (DSL)

Demand Source Locator enables intelligent selection of parts and alignment of service execution with part planning.

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Service Solution Briefs

Field Service Inventory Planning

The combination of Baxter’s industry-leading cost-optimization inventory planning algorithms and unique features specifically developed to support the planning of technician inventory make Prophet by Baxter the most specialized and successful solution for planning technician inventory available.

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Comprehensive Assessment

In-depth review of each Best Practice Scorecard attribute is used to quantify potential benefits and prioritize the improvement opportunities most critical to your business.

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Logistics Network Optimization

Identify and maintain the ideal logistics network and associated rules to accurately map demand and service contracts to sites based on business objectives.

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Forecast demand based on historical data as well as current and projected service contracts to prevent excess creation and/or backlogs.

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Inventory Optimization

Calculate target stock levels using Baxter’s unique Total Cost Optimization by modeling part, site, and customer criticality attributes to meet supply chain objectives.

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Planning as a Service

Supplement or outsource your inventory planning for the expertise you need today.

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Insight by Baxter is an inventory optimization service that provides you with a one-time inventory analysis identifying opportunities to reduce your inventory cost, improve service levels and help you plan for changes in your supply chain.

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