Mr. Margolis founded Steelwedge in 2000 and has helped pioneer the next generation of solutions for the Sales & Operations Planning market. He has extended the vision of S&OP technology from an integrator of data sources to the lynchpin that connects the manufacturing enterprise overall—from the data to the actual work and business processes across multiple planning teams worldwide.
Through Margolis’ continued leadership, Steelwedge was highlighted as the cloud-based leader in the most recent Gartner S&OP Marketscope report, published in August. Today, Steelwedge’s integrated business planning platform is used by leading Global 1,000 manufacturers including Jaguar Land Rover, Lenovo, Monsanto, MetroPCS, PZ Cussons and Sony. Steelwedge delivers customers like these advanced insight across their businesses which fosters better demand/supply tradeoff decision-making. In turn, this results in ROI of up to 30% greater forecast accuracy, 25% less stock-outs, 20% lower excess inventory and 5% lifts in revenue and margin.
Margolis has extensive experience leading software, management consulting and manufacturing organizations. Prior to Steelwedge, he founded and served as CEO of CPDI, a contract manufacturing organization. Margolis has written numerous articles on sales and operations planning, collaboration and performance management, and is frequently quoted by the press.
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Founded in 2000, Steelwedge Software, Inc. is the leading integrated business planning solution provider. Steelwedge’s cloud-based Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) software solutions connect people, process and technology to power a single view of a company’s business. In a volatile global business environment, that single line of sight powers reliable "what if" scenario modelling that pinpoints the financial impact of supply-demand trade-off decisions. Some of the world's largest discrete and process manufacturing companies including Sony, Lenovo, MetroPCS, Jaguar Land Rover and Emerson trust Steelwedge to help them mitigate risk and rapidly adapt to global economic, political and environmental change through best-in-class S&OP. Visit www.steelwedge.com.
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