AUSTIN, Texas, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Baxter Planning Systems (http://www.bybaxter.com), the premier provider of service parts planning solutions, has announced that Bloom Energy Corporation, a Silicon Valley-based company that is changing the way the world generates and consumes energy, has selected Baxter Planning Systems (Baxter) to provide a service parts planning solution in support of the company's Energy Server installed base.
"Bloom Energy Corporation is experiencing strong demand for our solid oxide fuel cell powered Energy Servers, and it's very important that we demonstrate our commitment to customer support," said Bill Thayer, Executive Vice President of Sales & Service, Bloom Energy. "The planning tools from Baxter will provide us with the capability to proactively position spare parts and strengthen our service parts supply chain to ensure our service and support capabilities scale efficiently with this demand."
Prophet by Baxter (Prophet) will be used to maintain optimized target stock levels at all stocking locations, including Bloom Energy technician vehicles, in support of their rapidly growing customer base. Additionally, Prophet will optimize supplier forecasts and order recommendations to ensure critical customer locations have service materials available when needed.
"We are proud to support Bloom Energy's pioneering efforts to create new energy sources that are cleaner and more efficient than much of today's power generation," said Greg Baxter, CEO and president of Baxter Planning Systems.
About Baxter Planning Systems, Inc.
Since 1993, Baxter has pioneered the development of Web-based solutions to meet the unique demands of after-market, service, repair, and spare parts industries. The Prophet by Baxter™ suite of integrated forecasting and planning applications enables Baxter's clients to achieve industry-leading customer service levels while minimizing the total cost of support. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Baxter is privately held, self-funded, and profitable. For more information, visit Baxter at http://www.bybaxter.com, or call (866) 323-5959.
About Bloom Energy Corporation
Bloom Energy is a provider of breakthrough solid oxide fuel cell technology that generates clean, highly efficient power onsite from virtually any fuel source. Bloom Energy's mission is to make clean, reliable energy affordable for everyone in the world. The Bloom Energy Server is currently producing power for several Fortune 500 companies. The company is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA. For more information, visit http://www.BloomEnergy.com.
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