SOURCE: JustEnough Software Corporation

February 28, 2008 11:36 ET

McPherson Oil Selects JustEnough for Demand Forecasting, Inventory Planning

PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwire - February 28, 2008) - Building upon a successful 2007, JustEnough Software Corporation announced McPherson Oil ("McPherson") as a new North American customer.

Alabama-based McPherson is one of the country's largest independent lubricant distributors with approximately 16 million gallons distributed on an annual basis. As a multi-branded lubricant distributor, McPherson provides customers with products from ExxonMobil, BP/Castrol, ConocoPhillips/Kendall and their own private label brand -- Proteck.

McPherson began the search for a solutions provider because of their challenges to accurately forecast inventory requirements and their need for dynamic inventory management across multiple facilities. After a thorough selection process, McPherson chose the demand planning solution from JustEnough.

"We selected the JustEnough solution due to its robust forecasting tools, flexibility and solid business intelligence capabilities including management dashboards," said David Bright, McPherson Director of Logistics. "Not only did we see the power of the JustEnough inventory forecasting tools, we also determined that their solution allowed us to have a central reporting system for our other logistics-related data sources."

JustEnough will provide forecasting, replenishment and demand planning for over 12,000 SKUs. With the implementation, McPherson Oil expects to more effectively meet the petroleum needs of their customers by carrying the right mix of inventory of their extensive product offerings.

JustEnough is a market and technology leader in demand forecasting and inventory planning. JustEnough's on-demand and on-site inventory management solutions help retailers, wholesalers, manufacturers and distributors of every size to forecast their customer demand and calculate safety stock.

Each year JustEnough calculates over 1.5 billion forecasts and recommends over 826 million orders to more than 8 million suppliers for customers that include Philips Lighting, Cooking.com, Nissan Diesel, Sit N Sleep, Blain's Farm & Fleet and Barloworld Caterpillar.

JustEnough has offices in Phoenix, Arizona, Europe and Africa. For more information visit www.JustEnough.com, email info@justenough.com or call (602) 358-8084.

McPherson is one of the largest independent industrial lubricant distributors in the Southeast. With its philosophy of Total Petroleum Management, the Company provides its customers with a complete offering of petroleum products and services, including oil, lubricants, fuel and gasoline, used oil, equipment and engineering and environmental services. The Company was founded in 1971 and currently employs 250 people. McPherson's corporate headquarters are located in Birmingham, Alabama, and the Company has multiple distribution facilities located across the Southeast. For additional information on McPherson, please call 1-888-802-7500 or go online to www.mcphersonoil.com.

Contact Information

  • JustEnough contact:
    Melissa Culbertson
    Director of Marketing
    602-358-8084

    McPherson Oil contacts:
    David Bright
    Director of Logistics
    205-661-4523

    Brad Gray
    Vice President Administration
    The McPherson Companies
    205-661-4430