Adexa To Provide Maytag With Supply Chain Solution
The Horn Group
LOS ANGELES, CA. (Sep. 17, 2002) – Adexa, Inc. ,a leading provider of enterprise business planning solutions, today announced that Maytag Corporation (NYSE: MYG), has selected Adexa to enhance the performance of its supply chain processes.
As part of its continuing effort to improve both the efficiency and the responsiveness of its supply chain, Maytag conducted an analysis of supply chain vendors, looking for a solution that could facilitate Internet collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.
“Maytag selected Adexa because of its overall functional capabilities, a simplicity that we expect will ease implementation, and the flexibility to grow with our business,” said Randy Wadle, Maytag Appliance’s vice president of information technology. “We intend to use Adexa as a foundation on which we can build improvements in several different supply chain processes and enhance collaboration with our retail and builder partners.”
“Maytag has dozens of successful product lines,” said Cyrus Hadavi, Adexa’s president and CEO. “As you expand lines, it is critical to take into account expanded material and capacity constraints during the planning stages, to ensure that customer service levels remain high. Adexa does so in real-time, and provides a fine level of detailed analysis to ensure faster response time to orders and increased efficiency throughout the manufacturing process.”
Founded in 1994, Adexa delivers solutions that synchronize corporate planning with operations planning and execution, to ensure assets are utilized to achieve strategic objectives. Adexa helps companies reduce the cost of goods sold, shorten lead-times for orders and reduce inventory costs through improved supply chain collaboration and management. Adexa’s Enterprise Global Planning System (eGPS) analyzes and benchmarks enterprise performance, at a fine level of detail, to set attainable objectives that deliver the greatest return on assets. eGPS aggregates supply and demand information, measured against material and capacity constraints, for the rapid development of integrated, accurate and flexible planning and execution scenarios.
Adexa’s global customer base includes AMD, Firmenich, General Motors, Hitachi, Johnson & Johnson, Lucent, Maytag, Philips, Pulse, Siemens, Teijin Limited, TSMC, Unilever, and Xerox. For more information visit www.adexa.com