Zilliant Recognized on the Supply and Demand Chain Executive 100 List for Second Consecutive Year

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Industry award underscores company’s dedication to helping B2B customers protect margins and capture significant profit gains in a post-recession environment

2010 SDCE 100

“Our customers invested in our price optimization technology prior to the recession,” said Rafe VanDenBerg, VP of Strategic Marketing, Zilliant. “When economic conditions turned, we were in a position to help these customers protect their margins."

Zilliant, the leading provider of price optimization and management solutions for B2B manufacturers, distributors, high-tech, and industrial service companies, today announced it has been named to the 2010 Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100 list for the second consecutive year in a row. Zilliant is recognized as an innovative leader in the Order/Demand Management category for enhancing order and pricing management practices in its customer’s supply chain to protect margins and capture significant profit gains in a post-recessionary environment. Last year, Zilliant was honored on the ‘100’ list for helping B2B customers improve financial performance during unstable economic conditions.

“Our customers invested in our price optimization technology prior to the recession,” said Rafe VanDenBerg, VP of Strategic Marketing, Zilliant. “When economic conditions turned, we were in a position to help these customers protect their margins despite the hardships that were occurring. As the economy moves towards recovery these visionary customers are thriving, while new ones are shifting to an automated, data-driven approach with our pricing software. We are honored and appreciative to be recognized once again on the SDCE 100 list.”

Eight years ago, Supply & Demand Chain Executive announced its first "100" list of supply chain solution providers, consultants and other organizations that were helping lead the way in transforming companies' supply and demand chains. This year the magazine focused the criteria for its "100" feature on post-recessionary return to growth.

"As the economy makes tentative steps toward recovery and growth, our readers are turning to Supply & Demand Chain Executive to learn about solutions and best practices for enabling business expansion through supply chain excellence," said Andrew K. Reese, editor of Supply & Demand Chain Executive. "With this year's Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100, we highlight a broad range of supply chain solution and service providers that are helping to position their customers for the 'New Normal' economic environment."

Supply & Demand Chain Executive has identified leading providers of supply chain services and technologies who are customers/clients achieve supply chain excellence and prepare their supply chains for the post-recessionary return to growth. Based on submissions to the "100" from end users and solution providers, the editorial staff of the magazine has compiled a list of leading supply and demand chain innovators.

"Our goal with this year's '100,' as in the past, is to highlight a broad range of solutions and services targeted at a variety of industries, addressing the needs of companies of varying sizes, and assisting in the transformation of a diverse mix of the functions that make up the supply chain," added Reese.

After receiving nomination forms, the Supply & Demand Chain Executive editorial staff identified applicants that best fit the stated criteria for the "100." Final recipients are featured in the cover story of the May/June 2010 issue of Supply & Demand Chain Executive, as well as online at http://www.sdcexec.com/sdce100.

Zilliant has been recognized in the Manufacturing Business Technology Top 40, 2009 SDCE 100, Red Herring 100, Red Herring 200, and the prestigious Deloitte Texas Technology Top 50.

For more information on Zilliant solutions, visit http://www.zilliant.com. To keep on top of Zilliant developments, news, events and happenings please subscribe to Zilliant’s RSS Feed.

About Supply & Demand Chain Executive
Supply & Demand Chain Executive is the executive's user manual for successful supply and demand chain transformation, utilizing hard-hitting analysis, viewpoints and unbiased case studies to steer executives and supply management professionals through the complicated, yet critical, world of supply and demand chain enablement to gain competitive advantage. On the Web at http://www.SDCExec.com.

About Zilliant
Zilliant is the leading provider of price optimization and price management applications for manufacturing, distribution, high-tech, and industrial service companies. Zilliant Precision Pricing Suite (ZPPS) uses existing transactional data to improve decisions across all facets of price analysis, setting and execution. ZPPS applications combine powerful price segmentation and optimization science with easy-to-use business applications to help companies achieve the best pricing possible on every deal, increasing profits by tens of millions of dollars. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Zilliant is a privately held company. Investors include Austin Ventures, Cardinal Ventures, JP Morgan Partners, and Trellis Partners. For more information contact Zilliant at 877.893.1085 or visit http://www.zilliant.com.


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