Chainalytics Named a "Cool Vendor" by Gartner, Inc.

Chainalytics Named a "Cool Vendor" by Gartner, Inc. 
Recognized for Innovative, Impactful, and Intriguing Supply Chain
ATLANTA, GA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/02/13 --  Chainalytics, a
recognized leader in supply chain consulting, analytics, and market
intelligence, is pleased to announce that the company has been
included in the "Cool Vendors in Supply Chain Services, 2013"(1)
report by Gartner, Inc., the world's leading information technology
research and advisory company. Chainalytics is one of only four
supply chain services companies to be selected. 
"This recognition belongs to each one of the passionate supply chain
professionals we've assembled," explains Mike Kilgore, president &
CEO of Chainalytics. "We believe it's a true testament to the
tremendous value our team continues to deliver to leading companies,
day in and day out."  
"Analytics and supply chain optimization are top IT spending
priorities for retail and manufacturing CEOs," concludes Gartner in
the "Cool Vendors in Supply Chain Services, 2013" report. "To meet
this need, service providers are emerging with solutions that blend
optimization and analytics with highly skilled professionals to
deliver sophisticated analyses and recommendations that manufacturers
and retailers can use to tune inventory levels, optimize pricing or
reduce costs." 
For these users of supply chain services, Gartner's recommendations

--  Supply chain executives should explore analytic and optimization
    services as a way to obtain increased supply chain capabilities faster
    than through traditional approaches that require capital budget
    approval and depend on scarce IT resources.
--  Consumer goods and retail supply chain executives should engage in
    outcome-oriented and value-based relationships with third-party
    providers that are willing and able to optimize inventories or prices,
    or orchestrate the flow of goods across multiple companies and product

(1) Gartner "Cool Vendors in Supply Chain Services, 2013" by Michael
Dominy, C. Dwight Klappich, Steven Steutermann, and Greg Aimi, April
26, 2013. 
About Chainalytics
 Chainalytics is a recognized leader in supply
chain intelligence, analytics, and advisory services. Through a
unique combination of best practice knowledge, exclusive benchmarking
research, and advanced decision sciences tools and techniques,
Chainalytics empowers fact-based decision making in the areas of
Supply Chain Design, SIOP (Sales, Inventory, and Operations
Planning), Logistics Operations, Transportation, Service Supply
Chain, and Packaging Optimization. Chainalytics targets enterprises
with a high degree of complexity created by their unique combination
of scale, variability, and geography. With locations in North America
and Asia, Chainalytics serves companies globally in a borderless
fashion. To learn more, visit  
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