It is a major advantage to take our supply chain to the cloud. The implementation takes less than 3 months, requires minimal start-up costs, no strain on infrastructure, the speed of innovation in the product is beyond compare…"
Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) May 16, 2013
SaaS demand forecasting, planning, replenishment and analytics leader Blue Ridge announced today that FarmaCorp has selected the company’s cloud-based supply chain planning technology. Bolivia’s most recognized pharmacy retailer teamed with Blue Ridge in order to support its continuing growth by enhancing visibility and planning across the supply chain.
FarmaCorp, already Bolivia’s fastest growing pharmacy retail chain with more than fifty stores, has plans to continue expanding and needed a solution to that could increase product availability and reduce operating costs, while providing valuable insights to continue to improve customer engagement. “Implementing the Blue Ridge solutions will allow us to improve our supply chain efficiency and inventory performance, most importantly for benefit of our customers,” stated Ximena Parada, Supply Chain Director at FarmaCorp. “At the same time, by improving our product offerings and boosting logistical efficiency, we can also improve our competitive position in the market.”
The leading Bolivian pharmacy retailer was also motivated that the Blue Ridge demand forecasting, inventory replenishment and analytics solution is delivered from the cloud, valuing the benefits of multi-tenant solutions. “It is a major advantage to take our supply chain to the cloud. The implementation takes less than 3 months, requires minimal start-up costs, no strain on infrastructure, the speed of innovation in the product is beyond compare and the engagement by Blue Ridge and their community virtually guarantee success,” noted Andrés Valdivieso , IT Manager at FarmaCorp.
Of particular value to FarmaCorp was the ability of Blue Ridge to analyze every customer transaction individually. The solution capitalizes on big data to provide in-depth analytics and insights into customer demand. Blue Ridge is confident the retailer will achieve impressive results, particularly as they continue to expand. “FarmaCorp is already an impressive retail operation with an aggressive growth plan,” stated Greg White, CEO Blue Ridge. “The knowledge that they’ll gain and the economic efficiencies they’ll see from their insights throughout the supply chain will enable significantly improved store in-stocks, reduced logistics costs, and increased cash flow while the company continues to grow.”
FarmaCorp S.A., is a national pharmaceutical retail chain in Bolivia. It is currently the fastest growing and most recognizable pharmaceutical retail chain with more than 50 locations. Farmacorp S.A. pioneered the pharmaceutical market entry by giving its customers a perfect level of service for the past 75 years based on a combination of values, work, commitment and dedication. FarmaCorp S.A. is constantly working to expand its mission of service excellence to help make life easier for its customer, by providing modern and innovative pharmacies and services nationwide.
About Blue Ridge
Blue Ridge leads the way in enterprise-class Software-as-a-Service supply chain solutions. Blue Ridge solutions and services turn inventory investments into cash flow and revenue generation opportunities. The company’s robust cloud-based solutions deliver a tightly-integrated, yet flexible architecture for demand analytics, forecasting, planning, replenishment, SKU rationalization and other demand-driven optimization solutions to provide a sound foundation on which companies can solidify and enhance their supply chain initiatives. To find out why global supply chain leaders such as CVS, Home Hardware, Burris Logistics, CRP Industries, Europris, K. Ekrheim, Martin Brothers and Procurator trust Blue Ridge’s unmatched solutions and expertise as their inventory alignment partner, visit http://www.blueridgeinventory.com.