Plantensive Partners with Vanguard Software to Enable Supply Chain Marketplace Vision and Growth

Vanguard Predictive Planning Solution Suite to be Offered to Value-Conscious Mid-Market Customers

Cary, NC. – January 20, 2021 – Plantensive, Vaco’s supply chain, retail planning and category management division, has partnered with Vanguard Software Corporation to enable the future supply chain marketplace vision and growth charted by recently named managing partners, Dan Luttner and Derek Cesarz.

The partnership will further cement Plantensive’s position as a leading-edge software, technology and supply chain innovator by bolstering its service and solution offerings to value-conscious customers in the fast-growing mid-market segment.

“Customer planning needs in this space are no less trivial than those of our Fortune 1000 customers,” said Luttner. “In fact, planning for supply chain uncertainty has never been more important, but we also recognize the need to meet these planning challenges with scalable solutions that can be delivered at attractive price points.”

Customers acquiring Vanguard Predictive Planning™ through Plantensive will do so as part of an executable roadmap designed to bring the solution to life and enable measurable value realization.

“We’re excited to know a Gartner-recognized firm such as Plantensive will be leading our customers’ supply chain transformation journeys,” said Nathan Goldstein, Vanguard’s Director of Channel Management. “It’s that type of functional expertise that is needed to maximize customer value and that we will continue to prioritize as we build out our global partner network.”

About Plantensive

Plantensive – part of the Vaco family of companies with $700 million in revenue – is a supply chain and retail planning solutions provider to many of the fortune 500 and mid-market companies across the CPG, distribution, manufacturing, and retail industries. Plantensive provides end to end supply chain solutions and proven tools to accelerate value by building, implementing and optimizing dynamic, reliable supply chain solutions aligned with business strategies. This innovative approach equips companies to efficiently meet demand and build network resiliency to adapt to business challenges, new regulations and potential marketplace disruptions. From building strategy to implementing it, Plantensive has you covered. Its global supply chain services meet you wherever you are in your journey – from your suppliers to your customers. 

About Vanguard

Vanguard Software – a privately-held independent software vendor – introduced its first product for decision support analysis in 1995. Today, companies across every major industry and more than 60 countries rely on its market-leading Vanguard Predictive Planning™ platform to optimize end-to-end integrated business planning and deliver more resilient supply chains. Vanguard’s advanced algorithmic modeling, automated workflows, and cloud-based collaboration enable companies to save time, reduce costs, and achieve unprecedented certainty across their demand, supply, sales and financial planning. To find out more, visit

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