Efficient Planning based on Precise Forecasts
With increasing competition, a wide range of product forms, shorter product life cycles, as well as higher customer demands, it becomes more difficult to estimate market trends, especially by manual means.
Therefore INFORM has expanded its system family add*ONE with the program add*ONE Demand Planner.
add*ONE Demand Planner is an efficient and flexible planning and forecasting system, which is able to conduct high quality demand planning in a minimum of time.
The planner is assisted by an extensive functional range in his day-to-day business through:
The add*ONE solution, which has been certified with the BMEnet-seal of approval, is not only a platform for operative demand planning but can also be used for sales management and as a basis to define strategic business objectives.
add*ONE minimises manual planning workload and supports the planner with reliable demand forecasts. This demand planning system analyses the consumption structure and, on this basis, arranges the best forecasting models and parameters automatically. Manual parameter maintenance is not required.
Optimum Planning Quality
add*ONE Demand Planner connects all personnel responsible for demand planning in a single network. These include the sales/marketing division as well as the Supply Chain Management, procurement and logistics division. The combination of forecasts with the market and technical knowledge allows for an optimisation of the planning quality.
The add*ONE Demand Planner can be adjusted dynamically to the changing structures and planning processes of every company and offers top down and bottom up planning. Data is aggregated and disaggregated automatically during the planning process. Sales oriented planning is possible next volume-based planning.
Current Planning Data - Online
With add*ONE, demand planning is location independent and thus can be preformed centrally as well as via the Internet, e.g. for field employees, international branches and partners.
High-performance variance analyses provide the basis for qualitative evaluations of weak points and problem areas in demand planning. Next to the significant reduction of planning workload an increased customer satisfaction can be obtained through the add*ONE Demand Planner. With faster and more effective reaction capacity to fluctuating market conditions and customer demands, this solution offers qualitative better planning.
If you have questions and/or would like to know more about our add*ONE Demand Planner, please do not hesitate to contact us.