February 24, 2014 07:50 ET

INSIGHT's President Wins Provider Pros to Know Award 2014

Jeff Karrenbauer Is Six-Time Winner of Prestigious Award

MANASSAS, VA--(Marketwired - Feb 24, 2014) - INSIGHT, Inc., top international provider of planning solutions that power supply chain design for the world's foremost companies, announces that President and Co-Founder, Dr. Jeffrey (Jeff) Karrenbauer has been awarded a Provider Pros to Know Award for 2014 by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine. This is Jeff's 6th appearance on this prestigious list of men and women who are helping the supply chain to be increasingly recognized as a strategic differentiator. Jeff was chosen for his thought leadership in supply chain optimization, green supply chain design, supply chain vulnerability and risk mitigation, and strategies that formally incorporate marketing initiatives into supply chain planning.

"This recognition is a tribute to the breadth and depth of expertise that exists throughout INSIGHT and underscores the importance in today's economy of supply chain technologies that directly improve the bottom line," said Jeff Karrenbauer, president of INSIGHT, Inc. "It is critical for companies to remain focused on optimizing their supply chain processes to improve their profitability. INSIGHT is committed to delivering industry leading solutions that help our customers solve complex global supply chain challenges and create competitive advantage."

"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. Jeff Karrenbauer is a 43-year veteran of the supply chain and logistics industry and has been instrumental in evangelizing new technology and solutions. His company was the first in the industry to add vulnerability analysis into its supply chain design solutions, has led the industry with respect to strategic sustainability initiatives, and the first to incorporate marketing initiatives into supply chain planning, thereby generating profit-maximized corporate strategies. 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 "Provider 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. The full listing of winners appears online and in the March issue.

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

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