Executive Briefings

Floor Care Products Company Lifts Forecast Accuracy, Customer Service to New Heights

Challenge: With a shift from a manufacturing to sourcing model, a leading floor care products company needed to improve its inventory optimization through more robust and accurate forecasting while maintaining high customer service levels.

Solution: Through its implementation of Logility Voyager Solutions and trusting the system, the supply chain team now has a solid foundation of technology and processes which has improved supply chain visibility, eliminated labor-intensive manual efforts, and improved service levels and accuracy at multiple levels including SKU, platform and brand.  Managing forecast of demand, forecast variability and lead time variability in Logility, they can calculate the right amount of safety stock for the desired service level.

Results: This company has increased forecast accuracy by 15%, and lowered days of supply by 20%, while simultaneously increasing customer service levels. The company has also been able to significantly reduce and realign safety stock.

About the Solution Provider: Logility delivers collaborative, best-of-breed supply chain solutions to more than 1,250 companies of all sizes. Logility Voyager Solutions provides supply chain visibility; demand, inventory and replenishment planning; Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP); supply and inventory optimization; manufacturing planning and scheduling; transportation planning and management; and warehouse management.

Web:  www.logility.com

Email:  logilityinfo@logility.com

Phone:  (800) 762-5207

Solution: Through its implementation of Logility Voyager Solutions and trusting the system, the supply chain team now has a solid foundation of technology and processes which has improved supply chain visibility, eliminated labor-intensive manual efforts, and improved service levels and accuracy at multiple levels including SKU, platform and brand.  Managing forecast of demand, forecast variability and lead time variability in Logility, they can calculate the right amount of safety stock for the desired service level.

Results: This company has increased forecast accuracy by 15%, and lowered days of supply by 20%, while simultaneously increasing customer service levels. The company has also been able to significantly reduce and realign safety stock.

About the Solution Provider: Logility delivers collaborative, best-of-breed supply chain solutions to more than 1,250 companies of all sizes. Logility Voyager Solutions provides supply chain visibility; demand, inventory and replenishment planning; Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP); supply and inventory optimization; manufacturing planning and scheduling; transportation planning and management; and warehouse management.

Web:  www.logility.com

Email:  logilityinfo@logility.com

Phone:  (800) 762-5207