Pet Supplies Plus, the nation’s third-largest pet retailer, has selected Ann Arbor, Mich.-based LLamasoft Inc. as a partner for supply chain modeling and strategic planning.
In this partnership, Pet Supplies Plus, which operates more than 244 stores across several states, will have access to LLamasoft’s 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.
“We are excited to enter into a long-term alliance with a market leader in network optimization modeling software and consulting services,” says Todd Pankey, senior vice president of supply chain for Pet Supplies Plus. “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.”
“Supply Chain Guru is the leading supply chain strategic planning application available in the market today,” says Don Hicks, LLamasoft chief executive officer. “We have the right technology and an experienced and dedicated professional services team that will collaborate with them in designing an optimal and sustainable supply chain.”