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Using Integrated Business Planning to Enhance Integration of All Functions

Challenge: A multi-national corporation producing personal care products had several business units struggling to align all functions. Surprises and expediting were part of the management process; long-term visibility was not holistic. Decisions were made in silos without a formal review. A major...[more]


Integrated Business Planning As a Process in a Business Turnaround

Challenge: A food company with flat revenue and growth in a five-year period struggled to increase market share and household penetration where expectations and prices fluctuate. Credibility of the forecasts was debated, and plans were not consolidated. Receiving timely, accurate data was a...[more]


OMP Plus Provides Advanced Supply Chain Planning Solutions for the Dairy Industry

Challenge: One of America's premier food and agricultural cooperatives wanted to improve inventory visibility and take product shelf life into account. It was not just looking for a software vendor, but for a partner that could help the organization tackle the operational challenges that its...[more]


Refashion Fast-Moving Global Supply Chain

Challenge: This retail company's warehouse stock was rising as stores shifted risk further up the supply chain. The retailer needed to reduce inventory levels and production lead times to better respond to rapidly shifting consumer demand.[more]


Overcoming Operational Silos in the End-to-End Supply Chain With Kinaxis

Challenge: The organization wanted to elevate its supply chain planning capabilities to support synchronization, end-to-end supply chain planning, visibility and decision-making.[more]


A Global Approach to Sales and Operations Planning

Challenge: With a complex mix of products, markets and seasonality, a global outdoor and recreation products company required a global S&OP process and technology platform to enhance the company's ability to sense and respond to changing market conditions.[more]


Advanced DSCP Solutions Optimize Beverage Company's Supply Chain

Challenge: A leading international beverage company that ships over 8 million bottles a year needed to gain control of a complex and lengthy production process to ensure the highest product quality.[more]


Balancing Optimization and Response Planning in BioPharma with OMP Plus

Challenge: An innovative producer of vaccines including Pediatric, Specialty and Meningitis, was dealing with a complex multi-layered capacity constrained production plan with variable demand.[more]


Leading Snack Manufacturer Achieves Integrated Business Planning With OMP Plus

Challenge: A leading international snack manufacturer was faced with varying business processes and multiple planning/scheduling systems resulting in slow customer response times, lost sales and high working capital.[more]


Sporting Goods Leader Strives for a Best-in-Class Supply Chain

Challenge: Double-digit annual growth, a growing number of SKUs to plan for, and demands for excellent customer service led to the search for improvements in the area of supply chain planning.[more]


Coatings Leader Achieves End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility with OMP Plus

Challenge: A global leader in specialty coatings was going through a multi-system migration and decided to select a state-of-the-art global end-to-end planning and scheduling platform including truck load building. This platform needed to cover 17 production sites, over 200 warehouses, fully...[more]


Inventory Optimization Drives SIOP Success

Challenge: A leading fixture and faucet manufacturer set out to improve service levels and increase product availability, without increasing its inventory investment. The company also targeted working capital efficiency for improvement.[more]


Driving S&OP Excellence

Challenge: A leading global footwear and apparel manufacturer launched a business initiative to dramatically improve forecast accuracy, align inventory investments and synchronize operations with global suppliers. The company accelerated and streamlined its sales and operations planning (S&OP)...[more]


Advanced Demand Planning Platform Improves Eyewear Manufacturer's Supply Chain Visibility

Challenge: Specializing in optical products, a global manufacturer of glasses across approximately 16 production plants in Asia and a dozen distribution centers in Europe and America faced the need to ensure effective management of its supply chain.[more]


Industrial Manufacturer Reduces Inventory with Demand Planning in the Cloud

Challenge: An accurate forecast is essential for supply chain optimization, and can ultimately lead to increased sales. Using spreadsheets can limit visibility and collaboration, needed to achieve consensus decisions that enable balancing supply and demand, while reducing inventory costs.[more]


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