May 02, 2012 07:10 ET

INSIGHT Named to Supply & Demand Chain Executive Top 100 List of IT Providers for 10th Year

Distinguished List Highlights Companies That Stand Out Amongst Peers by Transforming Clients' Supply Chains

MANASSAS, VA--(Marketwire - May 2, 2012) - INSIGHT, Inc., a top international provider of supply chain planning solutions for the world's foremost companies, today announced being named to the prestigious Supply & Demand Chain Executive (S&DCE) 100 Award for 2012, which highlights 100 Great Supply Chain Projects. The annual award recognizes supply chain solutions providers, consultants, and other organizations that have helped lead the way in transforming customers' supply and demand chains. This is the 10th time that INSIGHT has been honored with this award by providing significant impact on clients' supply chain operations, such as maximizing profits, lowering transportation spend, and decreasing energy costs and usage.

"Our readers count on Supply & Demand Chain Executive for intelligence and decision-making information on solutions and best practices for supply chain transformation," said Barry Hochfelder, Editor of Supply & Demand Chain Executive. "With this year's Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100, we are featuring '100 Great Supply Chain Projects' that demonstrate the broad spectrum of opportunities for enabling excellence in the supply chain."

"INSIGHT is pleased to be named to the prestigious Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100 Award for the past 10 years for providing clients with strategic supply chain solutions that optimize supply chain networks," said Dr. Jeffrey Karrenbauer, president of INSIGHT, Inc. "Our newest endeavor, INSIGHT Enterprise Optimizer, combines tactical financial planning with strategic financial planning and identifies the maximum profitable achievable forecast. In so doing, it identifies in detail corresponding actions that must be taken by all operations resources together with a portfolio of necessary marketing initiatives. No one else has succeeded in the integration of operations and marketing at this level of precision using advanced optimization-based analytics. It directly addresses the balance of resources sought by C-level executives in order to maximize shareholder value."

Through an online submission process, Supply & Demand Chain Executive collected information on supply chain transformation projects, including information on the objectives, scope, timeline and results of the project. The submissions were evaluated by the magazine's editorial staff primarily based on: ambitiousness/scope of the project; creative application of technologies/solutions/services used; extent of the business results/impact; and clarity of submission. The complete listing of the 2012 Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100 award winners will be available at and in the June issue of the publication.

About Insight, Inc.

INSIGHT provides optimization-based supply chain analytics and consulting services to meet the dynamic business challenges prevalent today. Founded by supply chain and operations research experts in 1978 with the goal of using world-class technology to add intelligence to decision making, INSIGHT solves the supply chain management issues of the world's foremost companies, including Abbott Laboratories, BASF, Clorox, ExxonMobil, Goodyear, GE, Kellogg, Nestle, PepsiCo, Pfizer, Procter & Gamble, Toyota, Unilever, and many others.

ISCO, INSIGHT's award-winning flagship product, can accurately represent a company's current supply chain business practices, from raw materials sourcing to capacity planning through delivery to the end customer. Insight Enterprise Optimizer (IEO) is the first and only product, which combines full supply chain design capabilities with the cost and demand impact of marketing initiatives, thereby generating profit-maximized corporate strategies. The X-System®, a proprietary optimization engine, powers a family of powerful analytical tools, including the design of global supply chains, shipment planning and dispatching, production planning and scheduling and transportation procurement. In addition, INSIGHT provides optimization components, partnering with third party software providers to deliver best-of-breed solutions. 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

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    Becky Boyd
    becky [at] mediafirst [dot] net
    (770) 642-2080 x 214