Solution: Steelwedge provided a cloud-based S&OP infrastructure that enabled the customer to manage multiple forecasts from multiple locations, update its forecast in near real time, and gather cross-functional plans and create a company-wide forecast.
Results: Leveraging Steelwedge dashboards to quickly identify demand changes, the customer can now resolve issues in hours instead of weeks. The customer has experienced a 60% reduction in forecast cycle time, a 50% reduction in operations cycle time, and a 40% reduction in CPM input cycle time. Excess materials costs have been reduced due to new procurement policies, forecast changes, and engineering changes.
About the Solution Provider: Steelwedge Software delivers cloud sales and operations planning and demand planning software solutions that connect people, process and technology for a single view of a company’s business. In a volatile business environment, that single line of sight powers reliable ‘what-if’ scenario modeling and analytics to pinpoint supply-demand trade-off implications.