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LLamasoft, Inc.
Privately held company
Industry Software development
Founded Ann Arbor, Michigan (1998)
Founder Donald Hicks
Toby Brzoznowski[1]
Headquarters Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
Number of locations
13 [2]
Area served
Key people
Donald Hicks (President, CEO)
Toby Brzoznowski (EVP)
Revenue Increase US$35 million (2014)[3]
Number of employees
Website .comllamasoft

LLamasoft, Inc. is a software company based in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The company develops and markets software and services to model supply chain networks for potential service and cost benefits. Founded in 1998 by Donald Hicks and Toby Brzoznowski. In 2015 LLamasoft acquired IBM’s LogicTools supply chain applications business unit. [5] The company employs 270 people and has satellite offices in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and North and South America.[4] [6]


  • Products 1
  • Partnerships 2
  • Customers 3
  • Awards and Industry Lists 4
  • References 5


Supply Chain Guru enables users to model, optimize and simulate supply chain network operations. Design alternatives and explore the service, performance, costs and risks associated with change. is a SaaS-based supply chain design platform. Elevates models to the Web as enterprise-wide working documents for collaborative initiatives.

Transportation Guru integrates network design and transportation routing, enabling optimization of global transportation networks and simulation of cost and service improvements to existing transportation operations.

Supply Chain Sherpa allows users to rapidly prototype supply chain designs using a touch-screen tablet.

Data Guru simplifies the transformation of data for business users and creates documented, repeatable, time-saving workflows.

Data Services provides supply chain design benchmark and reference data to reduce model building time and validate inputs and outputs against realistic standards.


Nike, Inc. has a minority stake in the company acquired in October 2012.[7] At the same time, MK Capital, a Chicago-based venture capital fund, announced investment of $6.1 million of venture capital funding to LLamasoft Inc. As part of the investment, Josh Beebe, a partner at MK Capital, joined the LLamasoft board.[8] In 2015 Goldman Sachs announced an investment of $50 million in a Series B financing round to help fund expansion and research and development. [9]


LLamasoft serves Fortune 500 and Global 2000 enterprises across a wide range of industries.The company's client portfolio includes but is not limited to: British American Tobacco, Cardinal Health, Dow Corning, Grupo Nutresa, Land O' Lakes, McCormick & Co., RS Components, Ryder System, Inc., Schneider Electric, Turkcell and Wayfair.

Awards and Industry Lists

  • In 2012 LLamasoft was named to Deloitte's Technology Fast 500[10]
  • In 2013 LLamasoft was named to Deloitte's Technology Fast 500[11]
  • In 2014 LLamasoft was named to Deloitte's Technology Fast 500[12]
  • In 2015 LLamasoft was listed as No. 1614 of the Inc. 5000 2015: The Fastest-Growing Private U.S. Companies[13]
  • In 2015 LLamasoft was listed as a Supply & Demand Chain Executive Pro to Know[14]
  • In 2015 LLamasoft was named a SIIA CODiE Award Finalist for Best Supply Chain Management Solution[15]
  • In 2014 LLamasoft was named a FastTrack Award Winner by Spark Ann Arbor[16]
  • Since 2012 LLamasoft has been named one of Metropolitan Detroit’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For[17]
  • In 2014 LLamasoft was named to SupplyChainBrain’s 100 Great Supply Chain Partners[18]
  • In 2015 LLamasoft was honored with a 2015 Transportation Marketing and Sales Association Compass Award of Merit[19]
  • In 2014 EY Announced LLamasoft, Inc. Founder, President and CEO Donald A. Hicks as an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Award Finalist in the Michigan and Northwest Ohio Region[20]
  • In 2015 LLamasoft was named a Top 100 Logistics IT Provider by Inbound Logistics[21]
  • In 2015 LLamasoft was named to the Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100[22]


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