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PINC Solutions Named "Cool Vendor" by Leading Analyst Firm

Press release from: PINC Solutions
Companies selected for the 2012 “Cool Vendors” in Supply Chain Management report are innovative and impactful

Alameda, CA, April 11, 2012 -- PINC Solutions, the leading provider of advanced yard management systems (YMS) today announced that the company has been included in the list of "Cool Vendors" in the Supply Chain Management report by Gartner, Inc.

According to the March 26, 2012 report, this year’s “Cool Vendors” prove once again that, although aspects of the SCM technology market are mature, innovation continues as companies look for capabilities that make them more competitive or improve their operating metrics.

Traditionally, yard management has been looked at as a means to manage the life-cycle of a trailer and its shipment within a given facility. PINC’s Advanced-YMS extends this view to the supply chain network, and enables trading partners to manage the life-cycle of a shipment and a trailer across multiple facilities and across corporate boundaries. By sharing real-time, accurate, and actionable shipment and trailer status information, PINC’s customers reduce the idle time that trailers (loaded or empty) and drivers spend inside their facilities. As a result, they significantly reduce their transportation, operations, and inventory carrying costs.

“Recognition comes with hard work and strong customer success stories,” said Ken Colby, CEO of PINC Solutions. “We believe our inclusion in the Cool Vendor report by Gartner affirms our mission to enable enterprises to reduce operational costs, increase supply chain efficiencies, and gain competitive advantage.”

About PINC Solutions
PINC Solutions is North America’s leading supplier of supply chain visibility and advanced yard management solutions with Fortune-500 customers in the manufacturing, retail, logistics, and transportation sectors. PINC has pioneered the development of cost-effective real-time tracking using passive RFID technology that minimizes capital investment required in the infrastructure. PINC’s award-winning products are designed with a scalable architecture for businesses of any size, and are expandable with modular components as customers needs grow. Available as turnkey solutions and delivered through a Software-as-a- Service (SaaS) model, these systems have proven their value through immediate efficiency improvements in customers daily operations, typically generating positive ROIs in less than a year. To learn more about PINC Solutions, please visit www.pincsolutions.com.

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PINC Solutions is North America’s leading supplier of supply chain visibility and advanced yard management solutions with Fortune-500 customers in the manufacturing, retail, logistics, and transportation sectors.

Contact :
Rafael Granato
Marketing Communications Manager
PINC Solutions
Alameda, CA
+1-510-474-7500
press@pincsolutions.com
www.pincsolutions.com

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