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Resilient Supply Chain

Inventory Management & Supply Planning Analytics deliver data-based intelligence enabling manufacturers to improve service levels while reducing overall cost-to-serve.​​

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Resilient Supply Chain

Inventory Management & Supply Planning

An intelligent, resilient supply chain based on a customer-centric approach is vital in today’s dynamic, fast-paced markets. Inventory Management & Supply Planning Analytics deliver data-driven intelligence enabling manufacturers to sense and predict customer and market demands, service them in real time, and redirect supply chain networks to deal with disruptions. ​ By leveraging existing data, enterprises can bring discrete insights together and provide a real-time, holistic view across the entire supply chain.​​

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“In the past two years, competitive pressures and shifting dynamics required a single version of the truth in real-time – the visibility provided by Resilient Supply Chain Analytics gives us the agility to be more proactive in addressing critical needs and deploying resources.”

Challenges

50% +

have yet to digitally transform their supply chain 1

75%

of businesses had disruptions to their supply chain in the past year

85%

of supply-chain executives struggle with "inefficient digital technologies" 2

  • Synchronization gaps between planning and execution

  • Lack of real-time data visibility, with no common view across the supply chain networks

  • Irregular reviews of safety stock levels, causing frequent stock-outs or excess inventory

  • Missed pricing opportunities

  • Suboptimized production plans causing inefficiencies and underutilization

Business Outcomes

Enterprise supply chains need to evolve to sense and predict customer and market demands, service them in real time, and redirect networks to deal with disruptions. ​An intelligent, resilient supply chain based on a customer-centric approach is vital in today’s dynamic, fast-paced markets. By leveraging existing data, enterprises can bring discrete insights together and provide a real-time, holistic view across the entire supply chain.

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Adapt to Demand Mix + Changes 

 

Balance efficiency and flexibility, assign corresponding supply models to products (MTO/MTS)

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High Fill Rates and Service Levels 

 

Plan the right resources at the right time +  right place, to meet customer expectations

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Optimized Inventory Investment 

 

Improve cash flow and free up resources and locked capacity

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Lowest Cost to Serve 

 

Surface data that drives customer satisfaction, improves working capital, increases profitability + grows market share

Resilient Supply Chain Use Cases

Through Resilient Supply Chain Analytics we deliver growth in revenues, improve margins, manage working capital in a better way and enhance the control points across the supply chain. We’ve identified tangible Use Cases where challenges and opportunities exist and are measurable in order to realize target business outcomes across Inventory Management and Supply Planning.

Inventory Management Use Cases:
  • Incorporate ABC methodology based on product ordering velocity to optimize inventory investment

 

  • Identify slow moving and low margin SKUs for replacement or rationalization

Supply Planning Use Cases:
  • Detect demand peaks and anomalies before they happen improving supply chain responsiveness

 

  • Tailor “mixed mode” demand profiles to meet MTO customer requirements + profitably deliver MTS products in price sensitive markets

  • Forecast resources accurately incorporating quote activity and backlog bookings, proactively adjusting fluctuations

VIRTUAL EVENT

Join us for a 30-minute live, virtual event on the Agile Factory & Resilient Supply Chain

VIDEO

In this video, hear ways manufacturers can find strategies and methods to quickly surface and leverage insights to improve their operations.

INTELLIGENT ENTERPRISE

What Makes an Enterprise Intelligent?  Check out this post from Tom McKee to read more about the Intelligent Enterprise.

The Intelligent Enterprise
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Disruptions, unknowns, volatility, delays. These are all challenges that manufacturers are facing – but they’re not insurmountable.

 

What Makes an Enterprise Intelligent? 

Successful Intelligent Enterprises tend to leverage their data to provide actionable insights that empower their teams to make proactive, real-time decisions.  This ability enables them to optimize performance, improve efficiencies, reduce costs, and deliver better value to their customers.

The true power of the Intelligent Enterprise is realized when companies harness the end–to-end business process integrations that span every element of their enterprise.

This is where the transformative impact of the Intelligent Enterprise can enhance a company’s ability to overcome challenges and realize business outcomes.