INSIGHT's Jeff Karrenbauer Named Provider Pros to Know for 5th Year by Supply & Demand Chain Executive Magazine

INSIGHT's Jeff Karrenbauer Named Provider Pros to Know for 5th Year by Supply & 
Demand Chain Executive Magazine 
Chosen for Evangelizing Continual, Long Range Supply Chain Planning
As Key to Success in Volatile Markets 
MANASSAS, VA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/14/13 --  INSIGHT, Inc., a top
international provider of supply chain planning solutions for the
world's foremost companies, announces that president and co-founder,
Jeff Karrenbauer, has been named a 2013 Provider Pros to Know for the
5th time by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine. Jeff was chosen
for his thought leadership in supply chain optimization, green supply
chain design, supply chain vulnerability and risk mitigation, and
strategies for complex supply chains that maximize profits and lower
operating costs for INSIGHT customers. 
"Economic volatility, green goals, and too lean supply chains are key
challenges for businesses in 2013," said Dr. Jeff Karrenbauer,
president of INSIGHT, Inc. "With INSIGHT software tools, companies
can identify profit-maximized corporate strategies, redesign a global
supply chain, establish whether a product line is profitable or a
customer segment should be abandoned, determine where inventory
should be located and how limited capacity can best be allocated,
plan for supply chain disruptions, and discover improved shipment
consolidation strategies that meet customer requirements and gain
significant competitive advantage. I am extremely pleased to win this
prestigious award again and to share it with the world-class team at
INSIGHT." 
"Our annual list of Provider Pros to Know highlights the many
thought-leaders who are helping to shape the supply chain industry
and advance supply chain as a respected discipline in the
enterprise," said Barry Hochfelder, editor of Supply & Demand Chain
Executive. "Their efforts in developing the tools, processes and
knowledge base necessary for supply chain transformation, and in
promoting new approaches to supply chain enablement, have earned them
a place on this year's Provider Pros listing." 
Dr. Karrenbauer believes that continual improvement in the quality of
supply chain decisions, including frequent re-optimization with
market changes, is key to success for supply chain leaders. Many
industries today, struggle with their supply chains because of excess
inventories, collapsing demand, bankrupt suppliers, fluctuating fuel
prices, environmental mandates, etc. Companies need tools that enable
continuous, long range supply chain planning from which they can
derive significant value and reduce the risk of making costly errors. 
Dr. Jeff Karrenbauer is a 35-year veteran of the supply chain and
logistics industry and has been instrumental in evangelizing new
technology and solutions, including adding marketing decisions into
supply chain strategic analysis for profit maximization, analyzing
supply chains for vulnerabilities, and green supply chain design. He
was the first in the industry to add supply chain vulnerability
analysis into his solution and the first to incorporate the marketing
mix into supply chain plans. He earned his B.B.A. in marketing from
the University of Notre Dame and his Ph.D. in business logistics from
The Ohio State University. He is a regular guest lecturer in the
undergraduate and graduate logistics programs at many universities,
and has been on the faculty of various Executive Development
programs. 
The Supply & Demand Chain Executive "Pros to Know" awards recognize
exceptional supply chain executives at manufacturing and
non-manufacturing enterprises who lead initiatives to help prepare
their companies' supply chains or those of their customers for
significant challenges ahead. With the 2013 edition of Supply &
Demand Chain Executive's Pros to Know, the magazine is recognizing
these men and women who are helping the supply chain to be
increasingly recognized as a strategic differentiator crucial to
meeting the challenges of the "new normal." 
About INSIGHT, Inc. 
INSIGHT, Inc. provides optimization-based supply chain analytics and
consulting services to meet today's dynamic business challenges.
Founded by supply chain and operations research experts in 1978 to
apply world-class technology with intelligence and rigor to decision
making, INSIGHT solves the complex supply chain strategic, tactical,
and financial planning management issues of the world's foremost
companies, including many of the Fortune 100 firms, such as
ExxonMobil, Nestle, and BASF. Our software and services help firms
minimize costs, maximize profits, free up capital, streamline
operations, and increase customer service levels. For more
information, please visit us on the Web at
http://www.insightoutsmart.com. 
For more information, please contact:
Becky Boyd
MediaFirst 
becky@mediafirst.net 
(770) 642-2080 x 214 
 
 
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