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JDA Enhances Enterprise Supply Planning Application

JDA Software Group Inc. has added capabilities to JDA Enterprise Supply Planning, an application that brings together the vendor's Master Planning and Supply Chain Planner modules.

JDA Enhances Enterprise Supply Planning Application

The new tool helps companies to build a globally synchronized, time-phased plan, allowing users to optimize performance across multiple supply-chain partners and such diverse activities as procurement, manufacturing, distribution and inventory. The newest release features an Agile Control Tower, which eliminates the "guess-and-check" cycle that often occurs when supply-chain exceptions are flagged. The Control Tower diagnoses the cause of the exception, and suggests solutions from a predetermined library of actions. According to JDA, it provides instant simulation of selected choices, while respecting strategic priorities and projecting impacts across the entire supply chain. As a result, planners can view actual cost and performance tradeoffs before taking action.

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The new tool helps companies to build a globally synchronized, time-phased plan, allowing users to optimize performance across multiple supply-chain partners and such diverse activities as procurement, manufacturing, distribution and inventory. The newest release features an Agile Control Tower, which eliminates the "guess-and-check" cycle that often occurs when supply-chain exceptions are flagged. The Control Tower diagnoses the cause of the exception, and suggests solutions from a predetermined library of actions. According to JDA, it provides instant simulation of selected choices, while respecting strategic priorities and projecting impacts across the entire supply chain. As a result, planners can view actual cost and performance tradeoffs before taking action.

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JDA Enhances Enterprise Supply Planning Application