Martignetti Companies Selects Blue Ridge to Modernize Supply Chain Planning

Seventh largest Wine and Spirits distributor in US to optimize forecasting, replenishment and inventory investment

ATLANTA, Ga. April 18, 2017 - Blue Ridge, provider of comprehensive, cloud-native supply chain planning solutions and a Gartner Magic Quadrant Leader in the Supply Chain Planning System of Record, today announced that Martignetti Companies, the leading distributor of wines and spirits in New England and the seventh largest distributor in the US, has selected Blue Ridge to modernize and improve supply chain forecasting, replenishment and inventory.

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“Blue Ridge’s technology will enable us to improve forecasting at the customer level, enhance planning for events and promotions, and optimize our inventory investment,” said Gary Keimach, Senior Vice President Inventory Replenishment and Planning at Martignetti Companies. “Additionally, Blue Ridge’s unique LifeLine Service will provide opportunities for continuous improvement by monitoring our key performance metrics to uncover opportunities and risks, assuring sustainable bottom-line results.”

Leading wine and spirits distributors continue to turn to Blue Ridge for unprecedented forecasting and planning precision.  The technology provides enhanced insight into demand by translating customer data into precise and economically driven demand and supply plans to reduce costs, improve service levels, and assure product availability without creating excess and misaligned inventory.

“Blue Ridge is committed to providing supply chain technology and services to the wine and spirits industry to drive financial and process improvements,” said Jim Byrnes, CEO at Blue Ridge. “We are pleased to partner with Martignetti and are vested partners in their long-term success.”

Blue Ridge will be exhibiting its solutions in booth #1413 at the 74th Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America Convention and Exposition, April 18-21 at the Grande Lakes Orlando resort in Orlando, FL.

About Martignetti Companies

Martignetti Companies is the leading distributor of wines and spirits in New England and the 7th largest distributor in the country.  Based in Taunton, MA, the company operates in Massachusetts as United Liquors, Carolina Wine & Spirits, Classic Wine and Commonwealth Wine & Spirits, and in other New England states as Martignetti Companies of New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine and Rhode Island Distributing Company through a joint venture. Vision Wine & Spirits, a wholly owned subsidiary of Martignetti Companies, sells and promotes the finest craft spirits through a nationwide network of distributors. For more information, visit https://www.martignetti.com.

About Blue RIdge

Blue Ridge Supply Chain Planning and Price Optimization solutions empower distributors and retailers to tap into undiscovered margin through enterprise-wide inventory intelligence, automation and synchronization. Blue Ridge uniquely combines demand forecasting with pricing strategy, so that businesses can proactively understand the unpredictable and allocate the right inventory – right-priced across the entire mix – to accelerate top- and bottom-line results. In a world where the only constant is change, Blue Ridge provides more certainty, more speed, and more assurance – so companies can see the why behind the buy, and respond faster to the unexpected. That’s why major retailers and distributors rely on Blue Ridge for a more foreseeable future. For more information, go to www.blueridgeglobal.com