PlanetTogether Announces Newest Strategic Partner in Latin America

Company: PlanetTogether
Published: 20 February, 2016
SAN DIEGO, Feb 19, 2016 -- PlanetTogether, a global leader in supply chain management software, today announced that GCM Business Consulting and Technology has become their newest partner, with the goal of expanding PlanetTogether services and operations into Latin America.

Headquartered in Mexico with offices in Columbia and Panama, GCM is a business consulting firm providing enterprise supply chain software solutions for some of the most well-known brands in the food, beverage, chemical and pharmaceutical industries in the region. GCM's 25+ years of experience supporting business initiatives focused on optimizing processes in the supply chain through technology and PlanetTogether's proven Advanced Planning & Scheduling Software are a winning combination.

Headquartered in San Diego, California, PlanetTogether has clients and partners worldwide -- from its primary market in the United States all the way to China, with a growing customer and support base in Japan, Thailand, Italy, Mexico, Singapore, Australia, Poland, and Germany. A best-of-business solution, PlanetTogether software can be configured to meet specific industry or business needs in nearly any country and any language in the world. This partnership will provide enterprises throughout the Latin American region access to a scalable, flexible SCM system that fits their unique needs.

"GCM Business Consulting and Technology is very glad to become part of the PlanetTogether family," said Héctor Rivera, Socio Director at GCM. "With this partnership, we can provide world-class, leading solutions throughout Latin America that understand specific industries and that can be flexible to each company's needs."

Thanks to GCM's expertise and reach, experiencing the advantages PlanetTogether's remarkable software offers will be easier than ever for potential Latin American Clients including:

98% On-Time Delivery
90% Shop Floor Productivity
50% Faster Lead Times & Inventory Turns
75% Higher Planner Productivity
99% Clearer Visibility

"We are excited about this new partnership," said Jim Cerra, PlanetTogether cofounder and CEO. "Not only is GCM geographically located in key growth markets, but the entire management team is dedicated to the success of this relationship. They bring 30 years of industry knowledge to the table and we are thrilled about welcoming their added expertise."

About PlanetTogether

PlanetTogether makes it easier to manage your orders, capacity and inventory. With PlanetTogether's top-rated planning and scheduling software, multi-plant manufacturers are able to improve on-time delivery, shop floor productivity, inventory turns, planner productivity and visibility by at least 50%. Since its founding in 2004, PlanetTogether has retained its laser focus on solving manufacturing planning and scheduling challenges with its Advanced Planning, Scheduling & Analytics software platform and related support services.

About GCM

GCM Business Consulting and Technology is a business consulting company with almost 30 years of experience collaborating for worldwide industries and supporting business initiatives focused on rapid benefits for their business partners. GCM supports operations optimization processes in the supply chain through technology and business solutions that bring competitive advantages to its customers. Headquartered in Mexico, GCM also has offices in Panama and Colombia, and serves all of Latin America.