August 29, 2011 11:57 ET

INSIGHT Named to SupplyChainBrain's 100 Great Supply Chain Partners List

Supply Chain Design Emphasizing Environmental Performance Leads to Savings

MANASSAS, VA--(Marketwire - Aug 29, 2011) - INSIGHT, Inc., a top international provider of supply chain planning solutions for the world's foremost companies, announces being named a Great Supply Chain Partner by SupplyChainBrain. INSIGHT was nominated by several clients for helping them outsmart their competition with a competitive supply chain network that increased productivity, lowered costs, maximized profits, and improved customer service levels.

"Being named once again to the prestigious list of 100 Great Supply Chain Partners by SupplyChainBrain further validates that we deliver cost savings and risk mitigation for our clients," said Jeff Karrenbauer, president of INSIGHT, Inc. "Businesses today face a number of challenges including strategic sourcing, risk management, sustainability, S&OP implementation, cost-to-serve pressures, raw material shortages, and considerable economic uncertainty. INSIGHT provides comprehensive, innovative solutions that significantly enhance and improve the supply chain networks of global operations."

SupplyChainBrain editors selected winners based on a six-month online poll which asked supply chain professionals to nominate vendors and service providers whose solutions have made a significant impact on their company's efficiency, customer service and overall supply chain performance. This year, more than 2,500 nominations from companies of every size and from different industries were submitted. The 100 winning companies were selected based on key attributes that end users look for in their supply chain vendors including reliability, repeatable excellence, value and cost savings, expertise and knowledge base, problem solving ability, continuous improvement, support, and global capabilities.

The SupplyChainBrain's 100 Great Supply Chain Partners Programs for 2011 will be featured in the July/August issue of SupplyChainBrain's magazine, and online at

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 that 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 or on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @InsightOutsmart.

Contact Information

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