Gausdal Landhandleri AS Selects Blue Ridge Supply Chain Planning

Cloud-native technology to enable supply chain advances and support planned expansion
for Norwegian building products retailer
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Atlanta, GA. and Oslo, Norway Nov 17, 2016

 Quote startPartnering with Blue Ridge will enable us to create new supply chain innovations, providing a strong foundation for further profitable growth.Quote end
Blue Ridge, a global leader in cloud demand forecasting, planning, replenishment, allocation and analytics, today announced Gausdal Landhandleri AS selected Blue Ridge Supply Chain Planning technology to support planned expansion and provide enhanced product availability, predictability and transparency throughout their supply chain.

“Our customers require short delivery cycles with high service levels, placing increasing demands on supply chain planning and execution,” said Audun Løhre, CEO at Gausdal Landhandleri AS. “In order to make our supply chain the most reliable, profitable and competitive in the business, we required the most advanced and capable system. Partnering with Blue Ridge will enable us to create new supply chain innovations, providing a strong foundation for further profitable growth.”

Blue Ridge technology precisely connects the supply chain to consumer demand, enhancing customer experience by ensuring products are available at the right time and place without excessive investments in inventory.  Gausdal Landhandleri saw significant value in the ability for Blue Ridge to accurately forecast seasonal product demand and precisely align inventory at the distribution center and store levels.

“Now more than ever, retailers need to be proactive to understand customer demand patterns in order assure product availability without creating excess inventory cost,” said Greg White, CEO of Blue Ridge.  “We are confident that Gausdal will benefit from the unprecedented precision of our demand planning technology, and enable the company to profitably execute supply chain operations, achieve their differentiating service goals, and drive additional corporate expansion.”

Blue Ridge´s Nordic implementation and education partner Inventory Investment AS, is set to launch the implementation.

 About Blue Ridge

Named a leader in the 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning Systems, Blue Ridge provides revolutionary cloud-native supply chain planning technology specifically designed for retail and distribution. We enable our customers to increase revenue at lower costs by delivering an unprecedented level of precision and accuracy to forecast, plan and purchase inventory. Blue Ridge ensures products are available at the right time, without incurring excess inventory cost.  For more information, visit http://www.blueridgeglobal.com

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About Gausdal Landhandleri

Gausdal Landhandleri is a Norway based regional retail chain offering products for home improvement and building supplies. Headquartered at Lillehammer, the company supplies a comprehensive product range for the entire building process and has developed an effective supply chain solution, supplying both directly to building sites and to its 15 stores. The first store opened in Gausdal in 1938.