Solution: They created a vertically integrated planning process that would consolidate all of the different MRP and those of its CMs, to create a single plan with minimal data latency. RapidResponse is the foundational platform that merges all the information systems and provides the supporting capabilities to create and manage a single vertical supply chain.
Results: They have realized an approximate 15% gain in efficiency in their planning function. The company operates Customer Focused Teams (CFT) "”staff from across disciplines (planners, buyers, manufacturing engineers etc.) that serve customer accounts. In its first account to go live with Rapid Response, the CFT's supply chain function achieved a decrease of approximately 35 hours a week.
About the Solution Provider: Kinaxis delivers a cloud-based SCM and S&OP solution. From a single product, customers are able to make both long-term and real-time demand and supply balancing decisions quickly, collaboratively, and in line with the shared business objectives of multiple stakeholders. Customers include Cisco Systems, Honeywell, NCR, and Raytheon. Learn more at www.kinaxis.com.
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