- Forecast by SKU, cost, item, currencies, margin, country, channel, customer location, etc.
- Drive inventory and safety stock levels according to customer requirements using the Service Level Optimizer
What if your vendors, suppliers, customers, and partners could all exchange information online in real time? Find out how Demand Solutions enables a Social™ Supply Chain that increases collaboration and efficiency.
As a producer of tactical gear for police, firefighters, and military personnel, California-based 5.11 Tactical continues 20% growth trend year over year with demand planning benefits from implementing Forecast Management and Requirements Planning.
Summer Infant, a manufacturer of baby products from Rhode Island, overhauls its supply chain management practices, reducing inventory by 20% and shortening forecasting time using Demand Solutions for better inventory planning.
Since its inception, Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) has been a vital process for managing profitability and risk. Demand Solutions Sales & Operations Planning software is a flexible, customizable system that takes the process from data collection to a dynamic plan that drives production and sales.
U.K. greeting card company Paper Island uses POS data and VMI (vendor managed inventory) for more than 700 retail customers. The greeting card and giftware manufacturer increased sales by 30% with Demand Solutions Retail Planning.
Certified Transmission reduces stocking levels by 30% using Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS). The application selects the transmission types needed to replenish inventory and matches jobs to the appropriate rebuilders while increasing production planning efficiency.
Demand Solutions is in business to do one thing: help you produce goods more efficiently. We don’t stop at the traditional supply chain. We enable companies like yours to build online ecosystems – social environments – where you can share expertise and information with your stakeholders to keep inventory moving forward.
This social supply chain helps you to drive down costs, improve productivity and increase cash flow. As a result, you can react more quickly to changes in your market and take on new competitors from a position of strength.
If you’re running a small operation, we can help you grow larger. If you’re managing a major enterprise, we’ll give you the tools to get even stronger.
The Old Farmer’s Almanac -- a new version of which is published each September -- provides a solid year’s worth of reliable, though safely vague, regional weather forecasts.
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Each month SCDigest can find one, it features a "Cool New Product," accompanied by a short video review. Just two rules - it has to be new, and it has to be cool.
This Month: The new DSX Workflow Platform that supports the supply chain planning software from Demand Solutions is Supply Chain Digest's Cool New Product of the Month for May, 2013.
What makes the recent release of this new software solution cool?
As SCDigest editor Dan Gilmore describes in the video nearby, DSX takes supply chain workflow and visual process modeling to new levels, enabling companies to more quickly and flexibly create the planning environment that is just right for them.
This a very creative and unique approach, and is so flexible the application doesn't even come with any screens - you simply build exactly what you need. And that is very cool indeed.
Included in this issue:
The nation’s sixth largest Catholic healthcare system’s supply chain management company uses Forecast Management and Requirements Planning to hit a 99.4% fill rate. A leading Canadian truck equipment supplier gained planning visibility through Forecast Management, and is nearing 90% fill rates. A Japanese steel product manufacturer boosts its real-time customer service response rate to 80%, having switched from its cumbersome in-house system to Advanced Planning & Scheduling.
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