Supply chain firm recently received Regional Consulting Partner of The Year Award from Blue Yonder

WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 18, 2022 – Plantensive, MorganFranklin Consulting’s supply chain and retail planning provider and a Vaco company – which was recently recognized as Blue Yonder’s 2021 North American “Regional Consulting Partner of the Year” – is a platinum sponsor of Blue Yonder’s ICON 2022 conference in Orlando, Florida, May 23-25.

The event – which is Blue Yonder’s annual customer conference – will showcase how industry leaders are leveraging the digital edge to transform their fulfillment, labor and supply chain strategies to thrive as the world emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic. ICON 2022 also features 170 interactive track sessions focusing on the latest innovations and trends in the marketplace.

The conference will also boast an interactive Expo Hall with demonstrations by Blue Yonder and its community of partners, including Plantensive.

“Congratulations to Plantensive for winning the Blue Yonder 2021 Partner Leadership Award for regional consulting partner of the year,” said Umar Ausaf, general manager, North America Partner Success, Blue Yonder. “They have truly helped us achieve significant growth in our NA channel business. As a Platinum sponsor of our ICON 2022, we are looking forward to having them join us next week in Orlando.”

In a recent news release from Blue Yonder, the company announced the 2021 Partner Leadership Award winners and stated “the award-winning partners worked collaboratively with Blue Yonder to guide customers to choose, implement and extend the right Blue Yonder solutions, helping them predict and pivot their supply chains through continued disruptions brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic and other challenges. As a result, customers across logistics, manufacturing and retail were able to deliver increased operational performance, higher levels of agility, and greater returns on their investment from Blue Yonder’s solutions.”

“Plantensive is thrilled to be a platinum sponsor of ICON 2022 and is honored by its recognition by Blue Yonder as the consulting partner of the year,” said Dan Luttner, managing partner of Plantensive. “This accolade reinforces Plantensive’s commitment to its clients and partnership with Blue Yonder. We’re looking forward to finally reconnecting with our clients and partners in person again. As we’ve worked to build more resilient supply chains over the last 24 months, Blue Yonder has been an outstanding platform for our clients. The conference will be a nexus of supply chain innovators and corporate leaders shaping the future of our industry and we’re proud to sponsor the gathering this year.”

Earlier this year, Plantensive’s supply chain services were added to MorganFranklin’s suite of services. MorganFranklin and Plantensive already worked together extensively as sister companies to execute consulting projects across retail, distribution, CPG, and manufacturing verticals. This re-alignment represented a unique opportunity to accelerate growth for each business while enhancing the experience for mutual clients and targets.

Plantensive, a MorganFranklin company, has more than 15 years of experience delivering implementations, upgrades, and integrations of Blue Yonder software solutions within the supply chain, merchandising, and category management domains. With hundreds of successful client engagements, the firm helps retailers and manufacturers maximize ROI from their Blue Yonder applications. To learn more about our Blue Yonder services, click here.

About Plantensive

Plantensive, a MorganFranklin company, is a supply chain and retail planning solutions provider to many of the fortune 500 and mid-market companies across the CPG, distribution, manufacturing, and retail industries. Plantensive provides end-to-end supply chain solutions and proven tools to accelerate value by building, implementing and optimizing dynamic, reliable supply chain solutions aligned with business strategies.

About MorganFranklin Consulting

MorganFranklin Consulting is a management advisory firm that works with leading businesses to address critical finance, technology and business objectives. MorganFranklin is headquartered in the Washington D.C. area with regional offices in New York, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Raleigh, Charlotte, Nashville, Dallas, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. The firm supports clients across the globe. For more information visit:

About Vaco

Vaco delivers critical talent solutions to our clients by providing consulting, project resources, executive search, direct hire and strategic staffing solutions with expertise in accounting and finance, technology and operations. In addition to Vaco, our family of brands includes MorganFranklin Consulting, a methodology-driven global consulting platform; Pivot Point Consulting, a best in KLAS healthcare IT solutions provider; and Focus Search Partners, a retained executive search practice. Since its founding in 2002, Vaco has grown to serve more than 12,000 clients across the globe with 10,000 employees. Vaco has been named to Inc. magazine’s list of the fastest-growing private companies for the past 15 years and was named to Forbes’ 2018-2021 lists of America’s Best Recruiting Firms.

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