New GMDC Associate Member Offers Supply Chain Benefits to Members

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New GMDC Associate Member Offers Supply Chain Benefits to Members

02/06/2012

The Global Market Development Center (GMDC) has made available to its members new supply chain planning software will be offered as a service within the “365 Days-of-Value” program that GMDC makes an accessible benefit to its entire member-base.

The solution is available from Boston, Mass.-based ToolsGroup, which has recently joined the association. The firm offers software that analyzes demand history across multiple dimensions so clients achieve reliable forecasts and inventory targets for delivering enhanced service levels in their supply chains. The GMDC-sponsored services will span supply chain planning areas such as demand planning and collaboration, demand sensing, trade promotion forecasting and inventory optimization.

“ToolsGroup is a great fit for GMDC, and offers all the benefits that today’s companies are looking for regarding improving and automating planning processes in a competitive market that forces businesses to streamline and adopt customized solutions and decision-making,” said Mark Deuschle, CMO at Colorado Springs, Colo.-based GMDC.

The 365 Days of Value Program is directed by the GMDC advisory board, and supports members throughout the year providing business services to both retailer/wholesaler and supplier companies. Currently the portfolio of services includes: product category and sales recap reports; an online membership directory; natural and specialty product sales data; product recall processing; logistics and sourcing solutions; online training; and a variety of other solutions that serve the needs of GMDC members.