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CONTECH Selects Steelwedge Software for Cloud-Based Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP)

PLEASANTON, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/06/10 -- Steelwedge Software, the leader in Cloud-based Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) solutions, announced today that CONTECH is deploying the Steelwedge S&OP Platform to support its sales and operations planning roadmap.

CONTECH® Construction Products Inc. is the leading provider of site solution products and services for the civil engineering industry. CONTECH's product portfolio includes bridges, drainage, retaining walls, sanitary sewer, stormwater, erosion control and soil stabilization products for clients working on transportation, commercial, industrial and large-scale residential projects. CONTECH selected Steelwedge to improve sales forecast accuracy, on-time delivery, profitability and reduce inventory levels. The Steelwedge solution will enable CONTECH to consolidate and manage planning inputs and leverage the highly scalable, Cloud-based Steelwedge S&OP platform.

CONTECH executives and planners will use Steelwedge to capture and forecast unit demand and revenues, evaluate rough cut capacities (RCCP) and measure actual performance against plan. Executive management will use Steelwedge to review, approve and adjust forecasts and to align them with sales and operational plans.

"The Steelwedge solution offers a unique service-based approach to Sales and Operations Planning which incorporates Best Practice templates and processes," said Randy Ramsey, Director of Supply chain at CONTECH. "Steelwedge also has a unique methodology and toolset that enables it to rapidly design and deliver a best-practice based S&OP solution in a short period of time without having a major impact on our IT organization."

"CONTECH's selection of the Steelwedge Cloud-based sales planning and performance management suite is great validation of the Steelwedge S&OP platform and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) approach," said Steelwedge CEO Glen Margolis. "We look forward to a long-term partnership with CONTECH -- they are a world-class company and a great addition to our customer base."

About Steelwedge

Steelwedge Software, Inc. is the leading provider of Cloud-based Sales and Operations Planning solutions that enable companies to leverage their investments in SAP and Oracle to create and collaborate on sales and operations plans (S&OP); develop better collaborative sales forecasts; develop supply plans; and dramatically improve operational performance. Leading customers include Sara Lee, General Electric, Hewlett Packard, Honeywell, Nvidia, Qlogic, Air Products, Applied Materials, Juniper Networks and Tellabs. For more information, please visit www.steelwedge.com.

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