ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston Chooses SignalDemand Predictive Analytics and Optimization Software for Supply Optimization
SAN FRANCISCO - July 31, 2013 - SignalDemand® today announced that ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston has selected SignalDemand's EnterpriseOptimizer™ software solution to provide additional insight into how to maximize output and visibility of its potato supply and production capacity.
EnterpriseOptimizer enables manufacturers to optimize business performance across the supply and demand sides of their organization. ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston anticipates that this will enable the business to operate more efficiently and improve decisions. BlendOptimizer™, a part of the Enterprise Optimizer total solution, will be implemented first for ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston by SignalDemand, partnered with IBM Global Business Services.
ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston's french fries and other frozen potato and vegetable products are sold in more than 100 countries. Operating more than a dozen plants worldwide, ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston products are respected globally for their high quality and consistency. ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston's leading distribution system is recognized as an industry leader in efficiency.
ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston will use SignalDemand's predictive analytics and optimization software solutions to help analyze and optimize recovery and provide enhanced information on raw materials within its supply chain. By optimizing its supply utilization and improving real-time line of sight into potato supply and demand logistics, ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston can maximize the use of its available capacity and optimize operating efficiencies in keeping with its high standards of environmentally sound, sustainable production.
"ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston has a long history of using innovative technology to improve company operations and grow our business," said Rick Rose, vice president of Supply Chain, ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston. "Innovative solutions like SignalDemand's will enable us to take our business to a new level of efficiency. After seeing the results that ConAgra Mills achieved with SignalDemand, we expect this solution to deliver similar results for our business."
"ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston is a good example of how SignalDemand solutions can be used to optimize business performance across the supply and demand sides, bringing great value to commodity-based manufacturers," stated Mark Tice, CEO of SignalDemand. "We believe that complex businesses like ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston are the ideal candidates to leverage our powerful technology, and when they do, they typically see the ROI very quickly."
About ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston
Lamb Weston makes quality frozen potato, sweet potato and other vegetable products for restaurants, retailers and other foodservice operations throughout the world. For more information, visit www.lambweston.com. Lamb Weston is a brand of ConAgra Foods, Inc., (NYSE: CAG), one of North America’s largest packaged food companies. Its balanced portfolio includes consumer brands found in 97 percent of America’s households, the largest private brand packaged food business in North America, and a strong commercial and foodservice business. Visit www.conagrafoods.com for more information.
SignalDemand provides predictive analytics and optimization for commodity-based value chains. Through on-demand software and services, SignalDemand delivers real-time recommendations to help make complex price, mix, supply and purchasing decisions across products, customers, channels and suppliers. SignalDemand's recognition includes being named a "Cool Vendor" in Gartner's "Cool Vendors in Manufacturing" Report and was the only on-demand pricing company recognized by JMP Securities' "Hot 100" list of private companies. Companies such as BJs, ConAgra, Fonterra, Hormel, JBS, Sobeys, and Teys Brothers rely on SignalDemand for immediate and ongoing improvement of financial performance.
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