Thinkmax Consulting Joins Vanguard Software as Referral Partner

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The deal brings Vanguard’s platform for supply chain and IBP to Thinkmax’s Microsoft Dynamics AX customers.

Vanguard Software (Vanguard) signed an agreement with Thinkmax Consulting Inc. to bring the cloud-based platform software for Supply Chain Management (SCM), Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP), and Integrated Business Planning (IBP) to Thinkmax’s Microsoft Dynamics AX customers .

Thinkmax Consulting Inc. is an award-winning Microsoft partner that provides management and IT consulting, as well as ERP implementation for manufacturing, distribution, and retail organizations. With a focus on Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and extensive knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics® AX, Thinkmax will help introduce the Vanguard Software AX client to companies across Canada and the U.S.

Neal Goffman, VP of Sales & Marketing for Vanguard Software, said, “This is a great partnership. Vanguard’s IBP platform complements Thinkmax’s ERP expertise and aligns closely with its industry focus and customer base. Thinkmax has exceptional expertise in enterprise systems, plus a robust and expanding base of Dynamics AX customers. We bring to that base the best cloud-based forecasting and planning platform in the market, plus an out-of-the-box integration connector for Dynamics AX. Without fuss, we can amp up returns on new and existing ERP investments for organizations worldwide.”

Patrik Chavarie, Vice-President of Business Development for Thinkmax, states, “Vanguard’s platform enhances Microsoft Dynamics AX capabilities with advanced-analytic forecasting and an intuitive user interface designed for business users. We believe Vanguard’s solution will add great value to our customers, especially those with large-scale ERP investments. This partnership will not only enrich Thinkmax’s offering by providing a more robust analytic platform, but will also benefit our customers in need of a more advanced-analytic interface to keep a competitive edge.”

About Thinkmax Consulting Inc.

Thinkmax Consulting Inc. is a business management and information technology consulting firm with offices in Canada and the U.S. The company’s focus on business process improvement, and the design and implementation of innovative IT solutions, helps world-class manufacturers, distributors, and retailers achieve optimal performance, greater agility, and a sustainable competitive advantage. For more information, visit

About Vanguard Software

Vanguard Software introduced its first product for decision support analysis in 1995. Today, companies across every major industry and more than 60 countries rely on the Vanguard Predictive Planning™ platform to reduce overstocks, optimize inventory distribution, reduce supply costs with an agile platform based on advanced algorithmic modeling. Based in Cary, North Carolina, Vanguard Software makes every supply chain more resilient through better forecasting, scheduling, and replenishment.