press release

Spinnaker Finalizes Acquisition of Plan4Demand
Acquisition Enables Spinnaker to Expand Its Technology Service Practice

Denver, January 28, 2014 –  Spinnaker, the international provider of supply chain consulting, returns logistics, and value-added warehousing and distribution services, today announced that it has finalized its acquisition of Plan4Demand, a privately owned company that provides supply chain consulting, process enhancements, technology implementation, and optimization services. The Plan4Demand office in Pittsburgh, PA, will become Spinnaker’s new Midwest sales and marketing office. Lisa Kustra, the former CEO of Plan4Demand, will be joining Spinnaker as the company’s new Vice President of Sales and Marketing.  “Our acquisition of Plan4Demand will immediately enhance our depth and expertise that will continue to better serve our clients needs,” said Robert Benson, Founder and Managing Principal of Spinnaker. “In addition to acquiring its consulting capabilities, we are also adding their strategic staffing group, called Pros2Plan ( Plan4Demand has a great team of people, and we are excited to welcome both to Spinnaker.”


“Spinnaker is a strong supply chain player with a proven success rate,” said Lisa Kustra. “There is great synergy between our methodologies, employees and corporate strategies.  We share Spinnaker’s vision and commitment of delivering performance solutions that further empower our clients to better maximize their operations, reduce costs and improve their bottom line.”  


Spinnaker delivers a service/solution mix from supply chain strategy to planning to logistics services and specializes in designing and implementing innovative strategies, processes, and systems. Additionally, the company provides supply chain assessment and road mapping services, optimization and analytical services, technology support, and helps clients develop internal centers of excellence to drive for accelerated supply chain performance.