Insight Awarded Top IT Provider To Food, Beverage, & CPG Industries For 3rd Consecutive Year

Jan 09, 2008 (12:01 PM EST)

MANASSAS, Va., Jan. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- INSIGHT, Inc., a top international provider of supply chain planning solutions for the world's foremost companies, was named to Food Logistics magazine's prestigious list of top technology solution providers to the food, beverage, and consumer packaged goods industry for the third consecutive year. Food Logistics magazine's FL 100 list is compiled based on input from readers, industry analysts and consultants. INSIGHT won for work with large and mid-sized, top-performing food industry clients, such as American Italian Pasta, PepsiCo, Nestle, P&G, Kellogg, Clorox, Tyson's Foods, Chiquita NA Fresh, and Dr. Pepper/7Up.

"We are pleased and honored that INSIGHT's SAILS 21 has been named to the Food Logistics' Top 100 Technology Providers once again," said Jeff Karrenbauer, president of INSIGHT. "Our clients face difficult, often conflicting challenges such as profit maximization, asset base minimization, shorter cycle times, demand fulfillment objectives, mass customization, global operations, green initiatives, lean objectives, inventory deployment and supply chain risks. This mandates a requirement for assessment and re- optimization of supply chains on a regular basis. SAILS 21 is uniquely capable of analyzing and optimizing any supply chain, from straightforward to the most complex in existence."

The Food Logistics Top 100 Technology Providers List is a resource of software, hardware and IT service providers that focus on the unique needs of manufacturers, retailers, grocery wholesalers, convenience store and food service distributors and other companies that comprise the food supply chain.

About INSIGHT, Inc.

INSIGHT provides optimization-based supply chain planning and network design software and consulting services developed specifically to meet the dynamic business challenges of globalization, disruptions, and mergers/acquisitions prevalent in today's business environment. Founded by supply chain and logistics experts in 1978 with the goal of using world-class technology to add intelligence to decision making, INSIGHT solves the supply chain management issues of the world's foremost companies, including Abbott Laboratories, BASF, Clorox, ExxonMobil, Goodyear, GE, Kellogg, Nestle, PepsiCo, Pfizer, Procter & Gamble, Toyota, and Unilever.

SAILS, INSIGHT's award-winning flagship product, can accurately represent a company's current business practices, from raw materials sourcing to capacity planning through delivery to the end customer. The X-System(R), a proprietary optimization engine, powers a family of planning and scheduling solutions, from the design of a global supply chains to crew scheduling, troop deployments, inventory optimization, and transportation procurement. In addition, INSIGHT provides optimization components, partnering with third party software providers to deliver best-of-breed solutions. Our software and services help design optimal supply chain networks that minimize costs and free up capital, streamline operations, maximize profits, and increase customer service levels. For more information, please visit us on the Web at .

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