April 25, 2011 08:20 ET

INSIGHT Named Top 100 Logistics IT Provider for 10 Consecutive Years

Distinguished List Highlights Companies That Stand Out Amongst Peers by Helping Clients Achieve Supply Chain Excellence

MANASSAS, VA--(Marketwire - Apr 25, 2011) - INSIGHT, Inc., a top international provider of supply chain planning solutions for the world's foremost companies, announces being named a Top 100 Logistics IT Provider for 2011 by Inbound Logistics magazine. This is the tenth time INSIGHT has been awarded this honor. INSIGHT was chosen because their innovative solution, SAILS, empowers logistics and supply chain excellence and addresses growing concerns about supply chain vulnerabilities.

"Increasing operational complexity caused by shifts to demand-driven logistics practices, increased collaboration, and continuing globalization, mean greater challenges for those seeking to match demand to supply. It's impressive to see INSIGHT, Inc. providing the flexibility and solutions that forward-thinking enterprises need to face supply chain challenges in 2011," said Felecia Stratton, Editor of Inbound Logistics. "For that reason, Inbound Logistics editors have recognized INSIGHT as one 2011's Top 100 Logistics Information Technology solutions providers."

"INSIGHT is proud to be among those elite companies chosen by Inbound Logistics for their annual list of top Logistics IT providers. INSIGHT's SAILS is the industry reference standard for strategic supply chain design," said Jeff Karrenbauer, president of INSIGHT, Inc. "INSIGHT technology addresses the complex variables within a global supply chain and is especially powerful when applied to worldwide supply chain issues such as risk mitigation, disaster response, strategic sourcing, sustainability, lean practices, flexibility, agility and supply/demand synchronization. Its extension, Insight Enterprise Strategy (IES) is the most powerful S&OP analytics-based tool in existence."

Every April, Inbound Logistics editors recognize 100 logistics IT companies that support and enable logistics excellence. Drawn from a pool of more than 300 companies, using questionnaires, personal interviews, and other research, Inbound Logistics selects the Top 100 Logistics IT Providers who are leading the way in 2011. Editors seek to match readers' fast-changing needs to the capabilities of those companies selected. All companies selected reflect leadership by answering Inbound Logistics readers' needs for scalability, simplicity, fast ROI, and ease of implementation.

The Top 100 list appears in the April 2011 issue of Inbound Logistics, online, in a future digital edition, and in the Logistics IT Decision Support Tool, where readers can enter their logistics technology requirements and match the solutions providers best suited to their needs.

About Insight, Inc.

INSIGHT provides optimization-based supply chain analytics and consulting services developed specifically to meet the dynamic business challenges prevalent in today's business environment. 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, and Unilever.

SAILS, INSIGHT's award-winning flagship product, can accurately represent a company's current business practices, from raw materials sourcing to capacity planning through delivery to the end customer. Insight Enterprise Strategy (IES) 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

About Inbound Logistics
Since its inception in 1981, Inbound Logistics' educational mission is to illustrate the benefits of demand-driven logistics practices, give companies the knowledge to help them match the inbound flow of materials to their demand, and align their business process to support that shift. Inbound Logistics offers real-world examples and decision support to guide businesses to efficiently manage logistics, reduce and speed inventory, and offset rising transport costs, supporting business scalability across their value chain. More information about demand-driven logistics practices is available at

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