ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Beckman Coulter, Inc. www.beckmancoulter.com (NYSE: BEC) and NexInfo Solutions, Inc. (www.nexinfo.com) today announced that Beckman Coulter has started a strategic initiative and has selected NexInfo Solutions, Inc. as the vendor of choice for designing and streamlining the executive level Global Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) process using Oracle's Advanced Planning & Scheduling (APS) application suite including the Oracle Demantra suite of products.
"We are excited to be selected by Beckman Coulter to streamline their planning processes and the introduction of an integrated executive level Global S&OP. Our discovery has shown that Beckman Coulter has extensive Sales and Manufacturing organizations and processes and the new S&OP process will help significantly improve operating excellence and company growth initiatives while providing timely and efficient customer service" detailed Arun Cavale, President, NexInfo Solutions, Inc.
Leveraging Oracle's suite of tools, NexInfo Solutions will help Beckman Coulter design and restructure the S&OP processes to optimize the short term and long term supply and demand.
"In these tough economic times, it is more important that ever to improve the alignment between our sales, manufacturing & distribution operations and finance organizations," explained Pamela Miller, Senior Vice President, Supply Chain Management of Beckman Coulter.
NexInfo Solutions, Inc. has helped define a roadmap and strategy for this implementation and will continue to assist Beckman Coulter Inc. implement the executive level Global S&OP processes. The defined solution will provide an integrated platform connecting the Global Sales Organization with the fulfillment and service organizations and the manufacturing organizations creating a more efficient demand fulfillment experience for the customer.
About Beckman Coulter, Inc.
Beckman Coulter, Inc., based in Orange County, California, develops, manufactures and markets products that simplify, automate and innovate complex biomedical tests. More than 200,000 Beckman Coulter systems operate in laboratories around the world, supplying critical information for improving patient health and reducing the cost of care. Recurring revenue, consisting of supplies, test kits and operating-type lease payments, represents approximately 78 percent of the company's 2008 annual revenue of $3.1 billion. For more information, visit www.beckmancoulter.com.
About NexInfo Solutions, Inc. (NexInfo)
NexInfo is a leading provider of Supply Chain and Manufacturing solutions with deep domain expertise in Oracle's Advanced Planning and Demantra platform. NexInfo's strategic intent is to create business value for customers through the innovative application of advanced technologies and leveraging the deep domain experience within the supply chain space. Leading Fortune 1000 and mid size companies worldwide benefit from NexInfo's agile approach toward building global solutions. Headquartered in Orange, California, NexInfo has been providing enterprise and e-business consulting services since 1999, leveraging a strong foundation, in depth supply chain experience and ongoing relationships with Oracle. NexInfo has helped dozens of clients redesign business systems, optimize supply chains, integrate and externalize applications, and transform enterprise processes through e-business and enterprise initiatives. For more information, please call NexInfo at (714) 338-6165 or visit the company's website at www.nexinfo.com.
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