SOURCE: Metreo, Inc.

July 13, 2005 08:00 ET

Metreo Named to 2005 Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100

Annual Listing Recognizes Price Optimization Software Vendor for Delivering Outstanding Profit Improvements to Its Customers

PALO ALTO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- July 13, 2005 -- Metreo, a leading provider of comprehensive pricing intelligence, optimization and execution solutions, today announced its inclusion on the exclusive Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100 list. Metreo was recognized for its Smart Pricing Suite that enables global manufacturers and distributors to achieve significant profit improvements through better pricing strategies and disciplined pricing execution. Pricing is increasingly recognized as a key strategic lever in supply chain management -- a control which can be used to proactively shape demand to best match supply levels.

In its fourth year, the Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100 highlights companies that have enabled leading enterprises to leverage their supply and demand chains for competitive advantage. Named companies must demonstrate long-term value, relevant industry knowledge and expertise, and solid return on investment, while addressing specific pain points in the supply chain and continuing to drive innovation in their solutions and service offerings.

"We are delighted to be featured on such a prestigious list as the Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100," said Daphne Carmeli, president and CEO of Metreo. "Such an honor further demonstrates the substantial results our Fortune 500 customers see from price optimization. We offer quick and dramatic ROI, so that our customers can show significant increases in revenue and margin without sacrificing market share."

Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100 Selection and Qualification

The 2005 Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100 provide supply and demand chain initiatives to small, midsize and large companies in a variety of industry sectors. The initiatives use technologies and/or services to address and solve pain points in the supply and demand chain, and the results of the initiatives produce a substantial return on investment. Submissions for the 2005 "100" were evaluated based on the pain point(s) addressed by the initiatives (The Challenge), the technologies and services used to address those pain points (The Solution), the results of the initiatives (Return on Investment, or ROI), and plans for taking the project forward (Next Steps).

About Metreo's Smart Pricing Suite

The Metreo Smart Pricing Suite helps customers identify profit improvement opportunities. The suite enables companies to capture these opportunities by setting prices at the optimal levels and ensuring that those prices are consistently executed in every deal. Metreo's Smart Pricing Suite can be deployed modularly, and provides a complete closed-loop solution, enabling companies to see returns in as little as two to three months. Other components can be added as customers' needs grow.

About Metreo

Metreo is the leading provider of comprehensive pricing intelligence, optimization and execution solutions that demystify and add discipline to the entire pricing process, enabling manufacturers and distributors to drive more profit to the bottom line. Customers include industry leaders such as Eaton Corp., Essex Electric, Hewlett-Packard, Honeywell, Oncology Therapeutics Network and Owens Corning. The company has been growing at a rate of 300% year-over-year for the past two years and was ranked #1 in The San Francisco Business Times' annual list of the Top 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies (2004). They were also named a Rising Star on the 2004 Deloitte Technology Fast 500, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology companies in North America. More information is available at http://www.metreo.com/.

Contact Information