Experience the Power of Inventory Optimization

The advanced technology tools from Valogix automatically forecast, plan, replenish and optimize most any inventory

Advanced Optimization

Valogix solutions are easy to use and provide measurable rapid ROI. Dramatic cost reductions, improved productivity and increased customer satisfaction are benefits received within months of implementation.


The Valogix team has been leaders in inventory optimization since 1988, when they introduced the first PC-based planner. Now their new cloud solutions are built in a virtual software appliance that provides the most advanced platform today.

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Problem Solvers

Valogix means “value logic”. Our focus is to develop solutions that deliver measurable results – increasing your bottom line positive cash flow. The Valogix team is leading again with the development of Valogix DMRP Inventory Planner. This breakthrough technology replaces the uniform usage assumption common with other DRP and MRP modules with predictions of the actual demand. This will prevent costly stock-outs caused from the “bullwhip” effect”.

Customer Satisfaction

Our goal is to work in concert with our customers to help them achieve their inventory and customer goals. Our dedicated team focuses on the best way to achieve these goals based on the customer’s level of expertise. Valogix has thousands of users and partners in over 50 countries and growing. Valogix is headquartered in Saratoga Springs, NY and is a global partner with some of the world’s leading ERP providers like, NetSuite, Oracle/JD Edwards and SAP.

What we do

Valogix develops and sells proprietary advanced inventory planning and optimization software to small and mid-size businesses (“SMBs”) globally. The solutions automatically forecast, plan, optimize and replenish almost all inventory types. The ROI can be rapid and dramatic. Valogix products are sold in six major industries: e-commerce, wholesale distribution, manufacturing and assembly, retail, aftermarket services, and maintenance and repair operations (MRO). Customers range in size from small to multi-billion dollar companies.

  • Reduce Planning Time up to 85% 85%
  • Excess and Inactive Stock Reduced up to 40% 40%
  • Employee Satisfaction increased by up to 50% 50%
  • Customer Happiness increased up to 90% 90%

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Our Team

Valogix LLC was founded in 2001 by Richard Vaccaro, Patricia Ludwig and Earl Hartford (retired)
Patricia Ludwig, President

Patricia was Director of Business Strategy for i2 Technologies, the global leader in advanced planning solutions. Before joining i2, Pat Ludwig was co-founder and Executive Vice President of Stratman Software International since 1996. Prior to that Pat was co-founder and President of Stratman Group a consultancy specializing in after-sales customer service processes.

Before forming Stratman, Pat was Division General Manager for Rule Industries a leader in consumer marine aftermarket products. Her background in strategic planning and division management includes strong experience in finished goods and spare parts forecast modeling and planning. She has held various management positions at manufacturing companies including Emhart Corporation, Torin Corporation and Rule Industries. Pat received her Bachelor Degree in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin, Madison Wisconsin, and her Masters Degree in Business from the University of Hartford, Hartford, CT.

Richard Vaccaro, CEO

Richard was VP TradeMatrix Service for i2 Technologies, with global responsibility for managing the Sales and Presales Consultants overlay team. Before joining i2, Richard Vaccaro was co-founder and CEO\President of Stratman Software International, Inc. which merged with i2 in August 1998. Prior to that Richard was co-founder and Senior Vice President of Stratman Group Inc. an aftermarket consultancy founded in 1988. Before forming Stratman Group and Stratman Software International, Richard was Manager Ventures and Business Development in the Materials group for General Electric Company. During his tenure at GE, Richard held various management positions for close to ten years.

Richard has a background in engineering, manufacturing, sales and marketing with firms such as Lenox China, Premier Industrial Corporation and Ensign-Bickford Corporation. Richard has won many industry awards. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Management from LaSalle University, Philadelphia, PA in 1971.

Charles Martin, Ph.D., Chief Scientist

Charles brings exceptional product definition, operations research, and marketing skills, plus a strong background in service parts, logistics, and manufacturing. He was most recently Manager of i2 Technologies’ Service Solution. Prior to i2 Charles was Senior Consultant, Spectrum Technology Group where he lead four major reengineering projects.

Before Spectrum Charles founded consulting businesses devoted to helping manufacturers improve operations and large software development organizations improve their technology planning.Prior experience includes: Manager of Systems Analysis Group, Booz-Allen & Hamilton; Manager Data Systems Engineering, The Analytic Sciences Corp; and Systems Engineer, GE Space Division where he managed GE R&D program in Advanced Planning and Scheduling algorithms that resulted in $50M of simulation business. Charles has an AB in Mathematics from Harvard, and a Ph.D., in Mathematical Logic from the University of California, Berkeley. He is certified in Production and Inventory Management by APICS.

Charles is the Author of User-Centered Requirements Analysis textbook and a 3-day Analyzing User Requirements professional seminar resulting in 25,000 systems analysts improved their software definition.

Tom Glacken - Senior Vice President Sales & Marketing
Tom has over 15 years’ experience working with companies of all sizes to help automate their inventory planning and replenishment processes and optimize their inventory investments.  Tom has also led the development of an extensive global distribution and re-seller network for Valogix’ advanced inventory planning solutions.

Prior to joining Valogix Tom was VP of Sales and Marketing at SATS Technologies, a global provider of technical support and parts logistics for Hewlett-Packard, Sun Microsystems, and Silicon Graphics products. Before joining SATS, Tom worked at i2 Technologies as a Senior Account Executive responsible for the sale of i2’s TradeMatrix Service software solutions to Fortune 500 accounts in high-tech industries.

Prior to i2, Tom worked at Storage Technology Corporation for 24 years where he held various positions within the service, sales, and marketing organizations. In his last position at StorageTek, Tom was responsible for managing the Sales and Marketing organization for StorageTek’s $300 million North American Services business unit. Other positions at StorageTek included Regional Sales Manager, Region Sales Support Manager, and several service management positions.

Tom received his MBA from Loyola College.

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