Vanguard Software Signs Tema, Strengthens South America Presence

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Vanguard Software signed Buenos Aires-based Tema Consulting as a strategic reseller, Vanguard’s first South America-based resell partner. The deal allows Tema to sell, implement, and support Vanguard Software’s integrated cloud platform for Integrated Business Planning (IBP) and forecasting.

Tema supports clients in Argentina and internationally, historically focusing on the implementation, support, and enhancement of SAP tools, SAP SRM, Ariba, and SAP Offshoring. Now, the company is expanding its solution portfolio by adding Vanguard Software to the offering.

“This is a great relationship for us,” said Neal Goffman, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Vanguard Software. “With this partnership, we have the opportunity to increase our market traction in South America, as well as in the global SAP user community.”

Vanguard Software’s cloud platform includes applications for sales forecasting, demand planning, inventory optimization, budgeting and forecasting, Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP), and IBP with full financial integration.

“We are very excited to expand our portfolio to include Vanguard Software, a best-of-breed forecasting and planning platform that will be great for the South American market” said Gaston Berkenwald, Operations Manager at Tema.

Under the deal, Vanguard Software will make available all facets of its cloud platform. Tema will handle front-end consulting, implementation, as well as post-implementation services. This includes maintenance, level 1 support, best-practices training, and ongoing system integration.

About Tema Consulting

Based in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tema manages consulting and project requests in the local market and abroad, focusing on implementation, support, and enhancement of SAP tools, SAP SRM, Ariba, and SAP Offshoring.

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.