Demand Planning

The Demand Planning solution is part of our cloud platform, where you can  forecast your demand using predictive scenarios, and manually adjust your demand plan with “lifts” defined by Sales & Marketing teams. You can also compare different forecast versions with your actuals and budget, visualize the trend, the projection, the MAPE & BIAS, and other metrics & KPI´s.

The process flow and planning calendar will help the user follow the process, as it provides a user friendly interface that drives the user through the different planning steps. The planner admin is able to schedule the monthly activities in the calendar built-in the planning platform.

Together with the Supply Planning solution, it integrates the Supply Chain Management platform, and the Sales & Operations planning solution, providing a friendly and easy user experience for demand and supply planners.

Demand Planning

The Demand Planning solution, incorporates a “Single Point of Truth” data structure, to handle the Actual data and the Master Data governance.

The Actual data can be loaded from multiple data sources, creating a master data structure, that will give the planners the data governance, to create new members and grouping hierarchies for planning and analytic purposes, all managed with daily, weekly or monthly scheduled updates. This model secures your data in a single point of truth, avoiding all housekeeping work, and making your data ready to run predictions. Powered by SAP Analytics Cloud.

The predictive analytics component, allow planners to define which type of predictions to run, selecting the measures to be forecasted and defining the historic data to be analyzed, while using influencers, with different statistical models, using previously created planning hierarchies, to define data grouping, and exclude outliers. All can be executed from a planning button, so there is no need to deeply understand statistics, the solution will do it for you!

 

Predictive analysis will show the impact of trends, cycles, seasonality and outliers in your predictions. With machine learning it will show you the estimated MAPE of your forecast.

Use Top-Down planning functionalities to input uplifts, distributions, adding new products, once the statistical baseline has been created. Based on Building blocks concept, to keep track of the forecast changes.

Use Stories and dashboards to analyze MAPE and BIAS. keep track of your planning versions. visualize your demand plan KPI´s compared with actuals and budget. Use selected forecast version to build your operational plan. using the Supply Network Optimizer all integrated on the same platform!

Our value proposition

  • Run prediction with predictive analytics defining which type of predictions you would like to run.
  • You can run to forecast your demand, run to project your inventory, run the future consumption of your raw material, with different stats models and choosing the segment of your history you believe more reliable.
  • Create Hierarchies, define data grouping and exclude outliers.
  • Create monthly forecast versions.
  • Use planning functionalities such as uplifts, distributions, adding new products or materials, once the baseline has been built. Building blocks concept. Keeps history changes.

Why choose Us I

Plan, discover, predict, and collaborate all in one place!

Why choose Us II

Add augmented analytics to your Planning process!

Why choose Us III

Reduce your time to make informed decisions!

Why choose Us IV

Cost-effective Labor Empowerment | Continuous User training and on-going support with Process improvement

WE CAN HELP YOU !

To improve the profitability of your processes

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