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enVista Teams With Avercast for Inventory Forecasting, Demand Planning

enVista has joined with Avercast to provide demand-planning and sales and operations planning (S&OP) applications to users of Microsoft Dynamics AX.

enVista is a supply-chain consulting and I.T. services firm. Avercast is a vendor of inventory and demand-planning software. It has integrated its planning systems with Dynamics AX to create a common data repository that can deliver demand and supply plans, and support S&OP. Dashboards can be built in Dynamics AX to help users access data in spreadsheet form. According to the two companies, the alliance will help Dynamics AX users to compete while engaging in multi-channel sales, while improving customer service. Avercast's forecasting algorithms were designed to optimize product trending, sales seasonality, new-product introductions, mature and aging products, intermittent product demand, low-volume and slow-moving products, and promotions. enVista's consulting services cover supply chain, transportation, retail, I.T. and enterprise resource planning.

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enVista is a supply-chain consulting and I.T. services firm. Avercast is a vendor of inventory and demand-planning software. It has integrated its planning systems with Dynamics AX to create a common data repository that can deliver demand and supply plans, and support S&OP. Dashboards can be built in Dynamics AX to help users access data in spreadsheet form. According to the two companies, the alliance will help Dynamics AX users to compete while engaging in multi-channel sales, while improving customer service. Avercast's forecasting algorithms were designed to optimize product trending, sales seasonality, new-product introductions, mature and aging products, intermittent product demand, low-volume and slow-moving products, and promotions. enVista's consulting services cover supply chain, transportation, retail, I.T. and enterprise resource planning.

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