Columbus Consulting has built a broad network of partners.  Our clients benefit from our experience with a wide range of vendors as we help them select and/or implement solutions that meet their needs.



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Anaplan is the category-defining leader in Connected Planning, which connects people, data, and plans to enable real-time decision-making critical for today’s rapidly changing business environments. Our platform, powered by our proprietary Hyperblock™ technology, is purpose-built to enable large global enterprises to do dynamic, collaborative, and intelligent planning to accelerate business value. Based in San Francisco, we are a privately-held growth company with 18 offices globally, 175 partners, and more than 900 customers worldwide.

Aptos is the largest provider of enterprise software focused exclusively on retail. Aptos’ cloud-based Singular Retail™ solutions are trusted by over 1,000 retail brands in 65 countries. With industry-leading omnichannel commerce and merchandise lifecycle management solutions, we help retailers develop dynamic and responsive assortments, streamline operations and deliver integrated, seamless experiences… wherever shoppers choose to engage.

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Bamboo Rose is the industry-leading Multi-Enterprise Product and Supply Chain Platform, connecting the entire retail community and helping companies bring great products to market faster, more efficiently, and at higher margins. The platform features a suite of patented business applications, including Bamboo Rose Marketplace, Product Lifecycle Management, Sourcing, Purchase Order Management, Global Trade Management, and Financing, each one supported by intelligent data engines for optimization, costing, and scheduling across the platform.

Blue Yonder (formerly JDA Software, Inc.) provides seamless, friction-free commerce, empowering every organization and person on the planet to fulfill their potential. Blue Yonder’s machine learning-driven digital fulfillment platform enables clients to deliver to their customers when, how and where they want it. Applying over 35 years of domain expertise, contextual intelligence and data science, Blue Yonder is helping more than 3,300 of the world’s leading manufacturers, retailers and logistics companies create more autonomous, sustainable and profitable operations.

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Founded by experienced data scientists and retail experts, Cognira is the leading artificial intelligence solutions provider for enterprise retailers. Cognira is passionate about helping retailers unlock valuable, transformative business insights from their data.

Fenom Digital is a full-service Salesforce Commerce Cloud system integration firm with a focus on delivering enterprise commerce, content, and customer experience solutions. Fenom Digital drives some of the world’s best brands to deliver the right experience to each customer every time.

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Island Pacific has over 40 years of experience providing software solutions to over 600 global multichannel retailers. Island Pacific SmartSuite is available as a comprehensive, integrated system, or as feature-rich, stand-alone modules. From the creation of initial plans, inventory management, business intelligence, Unified commerce, mobile and fixed counter POS. All modules interact seamlessly, ensuring data integrity and a single view of information driving business growth and consistent Return on investment.

JumpMind is an engineering company focused on high-quality enterprise software. Their clients include some of the most prominent names in retail. Because of JumpMind’s commitment to customer success, all of their customers are referenceable. Founded in 2008 in Columbus, Ohio, JumpMind’s product line includes: JumpMind Commerce – an evolutionary commerce platform including point-of-sale, self-checkout, pricing and promotion, and more. Metl – simple, robust data integration. SymmetricDS – industry-leading data synchronization.

Accelerating the digital supply chain from product concept to customer availability, Logility helps companies seize new opportunities, sense and respond to changing market dynamics and more profitably manage their complex global businesses. The Logility® Digital Supply Chain Platform leverages an innovative blend of artificial intelligence (AI) and advanced analytics to automate planning, accelerate cycle times, increase precision, improve operating performance, break down business silos and deliver greater visibility.

Manhattan Associates designs, builds and delivers market-leading Supply Chain Commerce Solutions for its customers around the world. Manhattan Associates help drive the commerce revolution with unmatched insight and unrivaled technology, connecting front-end revenue and relationships with back-end execution and efficiency—optimized on a common technology platform. This platform-based approach is enabling leading companies across the globe to get closer to their customers and achieve real-world results.

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Microsoft enables digital transformation for the era of an intelligent cloud and an intelligent edge. Its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.

Nextail is an inventory management platform that empowers retailers to sell more with less stock through hyper-local demand forecasting and agile automation. By increasing stock efficiencies across channels, retailers can automate the science of retail and dedicate more time to creative and strategic work. Customers typically see sales increases up to 10%, 30% lower coverage levels, and 60% fewer stockouts. Nextail works with more than 60 global brands, including River Island, Versace, and Pepe Jeans. 


o9 Solutions is the premier AI-powered platform for driving digital transformations of integrated planning and operations capabilities. Whether it is driving demand, aligning demand and supply, or managing P&L, any process can be made faster and smarter with o9’s AI-powered digital solutions. Bringing together technology innovations—such as graph-based enterprise modelling, big data analytics, advanced algorithms for scenario planning, collaborative portals, easy-to-use interfaces and cloud-based delivery—into one platform.

More than 30,000 organizations of all sizes rely on Oracle Cloud Applications to run their most important front- and back-office business operations. Each suite of applications is designed to work together to help eliminate IT complexity and maximize the benefits of data. Built and run on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, the applications deliver the scalability, security, and performance today’s businesses demand.


RELEX Solutions is a leading provider of cutting-edge retail optimization software. Our cloud-native Living Retail Platform delivers pragmatic AI across all retail functions and at retail scale, removing siloes, rigidities and inefficiencies along the way. We offer a fast lane to value that builds from a foundation of improved demand forecasting and supply chain optimization. Our customers leverage this enhanced supply chain visibility into exponential benefits — optimizing space, allocation, workforce, markdown and promotion strategies, all within our unified platform.

The Robin Report is the retail industry’s respected source of retail knowledge and analysis, which provides thought leadership influence with insights on top-level operations and strategy. It is the premier, unique knowledge source for leading executives who are dynamic change agents seeking a greater understanding of the strategic dynamics driving their current businesses, competitive and consumer positions, future trends and business growth strategies. Led by industry leader and prognosticator Robin Lewis, TRR is dedicated to help bring the retail industry though the economic crisis and restore its health in our communities and society.

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S5 offers a powerful platform connected with purpose-built apps to empower better decisions across your supply chain. This intuitive suite of applications provides users with AI-driven insights.

Salesforce is the world’s #1 customer relationship management (CRM) platform. We help your marketing, sales, commerce, service and IT teams work as one from anywhere — so you can keep your customers happy everywhere.


SAP is the market leader in enterprise application software, helping companies of all sizes and in all industries run at their best: 77% of the world’s transaction revenue touches an SAP system. Our machine learning, Internet of Things (IoT), and advanced analytics technologies help turn customers’ businesses into intelligent enterprises. Our end-to-end suite of applications and services enables our customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and make a difference.

Symphony RetailAI is the leading global provider of role-specific, AI-enabled revenue growth management solutions and customer-centric insights for retailers and CPG manufacturers across the entire value chain. Our proven, industry-leading, AI-enabled software, coupled with the industry’s only conversational natural-language AI interface, CINDE, provides key users with proven prescriptive and preemptive recommendations that make it easy to identify end-to-end growth opportunities, activate plans and realize measurable profit and revenue growth. Our solutions are specific to key decision-maker roles focused on profitable growth across the retail value chain from source to consumer. With our strong global partner ecosystem, we serve more than 1,200 organizations worldwide – including 15 of the top 25 global grocery retailers, 25 of the top 25 global CPG manufacturers, thousands of retail brands, and hundreds of national and regional chains – all through the Microsoft Azure Cloud. Symphony RetailAI is a SymphonyAI company.

Toolio is a cloud-based merchandise planning platform built to help the next-generation of retailers make faster, data-driven merchandising decisions. Toolio integrates to your ERP, e-commerce or BI tools, and streamlines the end-to-end planning and merchandising processes including merchandise financial planning, open-to-buy management, assortment planning, and demand planning & replenishment. They help the industry’s fastest growing retailers like Outdoor Voices, MeUndies and Mack Weldon save time and increase top-line revenue, profitability and cash flow through better planning.

Zebra solutions can be found working behind the scenes in many industries around the world. Ensuring every asset and worker on the edge is visible. Connecting them to the data they need. Guiding them with clear and accurate insights for the best next action. And optimizing workflows, operations, and decisions in real time for efficient, impactful results.


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