- 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
DS Magazine is an annual publication of supply chain management case studies produced by Demand Management, Inc. Each case study highlights a Demand Solutions customer’s business progress, having implemented one or more Demand Solutions supply chain management (SCM) software applications: Forecast Management, Requirements Planning, Sales & Operations Planning, Supply Chain Collaboration, Retail Planning, and Advanced Planning & Scheduling.
Many manufacturing, distribution and retail companies across the globe face the pains of trying to achieve and sustain business success while struggling with insufficient SCM software and planning processes. DS Magazine highlights the transformation of some of those companies, ones that turned to Demand Solutions for dedicated SCM software solutions to improve processes, metrics and ease of supply planning. The customers that are profiled in these case studies tell how they gained confidence in their abilities to create demand plans, reduce inventory, and increase customer service levels, and how that has propelled their businesses.
Download and read the DS Magazine case studies below that represent the stories of more than 2,000 Demand Solutions customers in nearly 80 countries around the world to learn more.
Learn how companies are using Demand Solutions to improve their supply chain planning. In depth articles on Demand Solutions customers, including Mizuno, Parmalat and ASSA ABLOY. Some highlights: Mizuno slashed planning processing time from 2.5 days to 2 hours; ASSA ABLOY’s Scandinavian planners are saving 20% of their time each week; a global healthcare company reduced its inventory by $3.5 million, while reducing line item backorders by 54%. These are just some of the great results realized. Get your copy of DS Magazine to learn about many more achievements.
A leading sporting goods manufacturer is using Demand Solutions DSX Forecast Management and Requirements Planning to execute its Integrated Business Planning. With Demand Solutions DSX, a major Australian snack provider is aiming for a 5 percent increase in forecast accuracy, a 20 percent reduction in safety stock, and a 4 percent reduction in waste. A top MRO supplier has boosted its customer service levels by 5-10 percent with Demand Solutions DS1.
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, nearing 90% fill rate. A Japanese steel product manufacturer reaches an 80% immediate customer service response rate, having switched from its cumbersome in-house system to Advanced Planning & Scheduling.
Long-time Demand Solutions user Ceres Beverage Company upgrades to DSX to manage their growing business. Other stories: Demand Solutions customers including BUILT NY, Argosy Trading Company and Nexans Norway achieve improved inventory planning using Demand Solutions Forecast Management, and HDA streamlines demand planning with Demand Solutions Retail Planning. Also included in this issue – Orlando Health, a.b.m. Canada and Thule.
GoldCity Shoe kicks spreadsheets to the curve in favor of supply chain management software from Demand Solutions. Other stories: Demand Solutions customers including 5.11 Tactical and Summer Infant achieve improved inventory planning using Demand Solutions Forecast Management, and Demand Solutions streamlines demand planning with DSX. Also included in this issue – Friendlys Ice Cream Corporation, Furmano Foods, Volpi Salami and Hagen Pet Food.
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