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Demand Management

Get full demand transparency with advanced features for demand sensing and short-term, mid-term, and long-term forecasting.

Deliver more accurate demand plans

  • Develop more accurate mid-term statistical forecasts         
  • React faster to short-term demand changes with algorithms based on pattern recognition         
  • Enable more effective product deployment based on short-term demand
  • Collaborate to ensure the most accurate forecast

Inventory Optimization

Provide inventory targets that not only meet or exceed customer service levels, but also reduce working capital.

Reduce inventory and improve customer service

  • Maximize the efficiency of inventory and working capital      
  • Automate and standardize planning processes to improve planner productivity      
  • Enable shorter and more complete inventory target-setting cycles at each tier 
  • Reduce product and distribution costs 

Sales and Operations Planning

Align sales and operations plans with corporate strategy to support revenue growth, increase market share, and attain financial targets.

Achieve more with collaborative decisions

  • Create optimal business plans to drive revenue growth and increase market share
  • Balance demand and supply effectively, and attain financial targets        
  • Increase the speed and agility of planning to support profitable operations
  • Improve forecast accuracy and on-time delivery

Response and Supply Planning

Adapt quickly to changes in demand by considering impacts across the entire supply chain, including production, distribution, and procurement.

Master supply planning and response intelligence

  • Support strategic, tactical, and operational supply planning with a single solution   
  • Plan effectively using simulation, what-if scenarios, and pegging and gating-factor analysis 
  • Optimize profits with unconstrained and constrained forecasts 
  • Manage resource allocation for optimal customer service 

Demand-Driven Replenishment

Manage the flow of materials and information going through your supply chain with certified DDMRP capabilities.

Control supply-chain variability and material flow

  • Calculate decoupling points and buffer-zone levels
  • Generate replenishment orders based on net-flow positioning
  • Prioritize supply orders according to buffer penetration
  • Compress lead times, improve customer service, and reduce inventory

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