Clients Referenced in Top Lists – Fortune 500, Top Food Processors, Forbes Top 100

Manassas, VA – February 2, 2010 – INSIGHT, Inc., a top international provider of supply chain planning solutions for the world's foremost companies, announces that a significant number of its clients appeared on industry and business publications’ Annual Top 100 Lists in 2009. These exclusive lists rank top companies by revenues and profitability and show that many are succeeding even in a slow economy.

“For over 30 years, INSIGHT has been providing supply chain planning solutions for complex, global supply chain networks that streamline processes, lower inventories, reduce supply chain costs, and meet customer service requirements,” said Jeff Karrenbauer, president of INSIGHT, Inc. “In today’s economic environment, we are proud that our solutions have boosted revenues and profitability for customers by helping them to proactively and strategically plan to minimize costs and streamline their supply chains.”

The Top 100 lists showcasing INSIGHT customers and their rankings include:

  • Food Processing magazine’s Top 100 - 7 of top 10 companies based on food sales numbers, including the number one food processor, Nestlé, utilize INSIGHT’s SAILS for supply chain design and planning. In addition, 14 of the top 25 companies are INSIGHT customers.

  • Industry Week US 500 list of the nation’s largest manufacturers – 8 of top 20 companies, including the number one ranked company, Exxon/Mobil, are INSIGHT clients. Also, per the IW500 list, INSIGHT clients garner the number one revenue position for these industry segments: beverages (PepsiCo), chemical (P&G), communication equipment (Motorola), electrical equipment (GE), pharmaceutical (Johnson & Johnson), and rubber products (Goodyear).

  • Fortune magazine’s top US companies ranked by revenue - 8 of top 25 are INSIGHT clients. 3 of top 5 food processors, 3 of top 5 oil refiners, and 8 of top 10 pharmaceutical companies are INSIGHT clients.

  • Forbes magazine list of the Top 100 World’s Best Companies includes 6 of the top 10 in profitability are INSIGHT clients. The leading company in market value, ExxonMobil, has been a long standing INSIGHT customer. 50% of the Top 10 in Sales have deployed INSIGHT’s SAILS also.

Companies choose INSIGHT to find working capital within their supply chains, optimize distribution and logistics networks, determine global sourcing strategies, analyze inventory and postponement, etc. SAILS tackles large, complex issues that propel industry leaders to top revenues, profitability, and sales.

About Insight, Inc.

INSIGHT provides optimization-based supply chain design software and consulting services developed specifically to meet the dynamic business challenges of globalization, disruptions, and mergers/acquisitions prevalent in today’s business environment. Founded by supply chain and logistics experts in 1978 with the goal of using world-class technology to add intelligence to decision making, INSIGHT solves the supply chain management issues of the world's foremost companies, including Abbott Laboratories, BASF, Clorox, ExxonMobil, Goodyear, GE, Kellogg, Nestle, PepsiCo, Pfizer, Procter & Gamble, Toyota, and Unilever.

SAILS, INSIGHT's award-winning flagship product, can accurately represent a company's current business practices, from raw materials sourcing to capacity planning through delivery to the end customer. The X-System®, a proprietary optimization engine, powers a family of planning and scheduling solutions, from the design of a global supply chains to crew scheduling, troop deployments, and transportation procurement. In addition, INSIGHT provides optimization components, partnering with third party software providers to deliver best-of-breed solutions. Our software and services help design optimal supply chain networks that minimize costs and free up capital, streamline operations, maximize profits, and increase customer service levels. For more information, please visit us on the Web at