About Us

Mission

Help companies eliminate stock-outs while minimizing inventories

Goal

Keep customer costs low (lean staff, > $1M government support for R&D, partnering with Microsoft)

Guarantee

Savings in inventory cost and improved user satisfaction

Staff

Logistician and 2 Computer Science PhDs each having 20 years experience

Awards

  • Best technology application company in the State of South Carolina – Innovision awards program, 2010
  • A top 5 project in North America – Supply Chain Council excellence awards program, 2011
NEWS

 

On February 1, 201, Balanced Flow released a new version with major user enhancements including
  • Easier upload of input data.
  • Easier download of order recommendations and reports.
  • Quick overview of overall inventory health, e.g. pie charts for each part of the supply chain.

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Acknowledgements

Patent

Vincie Albritton, Tech Transfer Office, Clemson University Research Foundation, supported the patent application and assignment of exclusive rights for the
invention to Balanced Flow owners. (Patent # US 20060282346 A1, application # US 11/397,951, “System and method for managing manufacturing, ordering, and
distribution in a supply chain”
Neil Batavia, Attorney with Dority And Manning, P.A., Greenville, SC
John R. Perkins, Jr., Attorney with Nexsen Pruet, Greenville, SC

Research and Development

Balanced Flow benefits from concepts and technologies from the following R&D projects at Clemson University. Current Balanced Flow owners served as researchers in these projects.
Department of Defense (Defense Logistics Agency), $538,00 for “Production Planning System”
Department of Defense (Defense Logistics Agency), $175,000 for “Supply Chain Management and Novel Acquisition”
Department of Defense (Defense Logistics Agency), $1,000,000 for “Demonstration of Modern Automated Factory”
National Science Foundation, $200,000 for “Scalable Information Flow for the Extended Business Enterprise”
Mistubishi Corporation, $5,000 for “Supply Chain Coordination”

Software

Sergey Alyoshin: developer. We recommend his VoIP monitoring and testing tool.
Levent Campbell: advisor.

Web Site

Soji Jacob, Huang Ge and László Jaskó

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