Pet Supplies “Plus” Selects LLamasoft as partner for Supply Chain Modeling and Strategic Planning
January 10th, 2011
Ann Arbor, MI – Pet Supplies “Plus”, the nation’s third largest pet retailer has selected Ann Arbor based LLamasoft Inc. as a partner for supply chain modeling and strategic planning.
In this partnership, Pet Supplies “Plus” which operates over 244 stores across several states has selected LLamasoft as their partner for supply chain strategic planning and analytics. Pet Supplies “Plus” will have access to LLamasoft’s market-leading supply chain modeling technology as well as an embedded team of expert analysts to assist them in designing a responsive, flexible, and sustainable supply chain.
Todd Pankey, SVP Supply Chain Pet Supplies “Plus” stated; “we are excited to enter into a long term alliance with a market leader in network optimization modeling software and consulting services. We are looking forward to developing a competitive advantage in our industry with a market leader that enjoys the same local benefits of the world class skills found in the Ann Arbor region.”
LLamasoft CEO Don Hicks noted, “We are excited to have been selected as Pet Supplies “Plus” partner for supply chain strategic planning and analytics. Supply Chain Guru® is the leading supply chain strategic planning application available in the market today. We have the right technology and an experienced and dedicated Professional Services Team that will collaborate them in designing an optimal and sustainable supply chain.”
About Pet’s Supplies Plus
Pet Supplies “Plus” was established in 1988 by veterans of the retail grocery industry who sought to introduce a pet specialty retail concept that provided a broad array of products and services comparable to big box pet retailers at competitive prices but in a smaller footprint and more convenient locations. Today, PSP is the third largest pet specialty retailer in the United States by total system sales, providing a wide variety of pet food, treats, hard goods and services for dogs, cats and small animals. The company is headquartered in Farmington Hills, Michigan. More information about Pet Supplies “Plus” is available atwww.petsuppliesplus.com.