- Forecast by SKU, cost, item, currencies, margin, country, channel, customer location, etc.
- Drive inventory and safety stock levels according to customer requirements using the Service Level Optimizer
Demand Solutions Presdient Bill Harrison was named to Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine’s 2013 Pros to Know list for the fourth consecutive year.
Demand Solutions was named to Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine’s Executive 100 list for helping Certified Transmission Rebuilders transform their manual floor scheduling process and reducing their stocking levels by 30%.
by Manufacturing & Logistics IT
Due to the delicate nature of the industry, products undergo strict quality testing and sterilisation. Terumo CVS' level of precaution to keep end users safe requires a complex supply chain.
Demand Solutions Forecast Management and Requirements Planning customer Just Born receives 2011 Business Technology Award from Consumer Goods Technology magazine.
Consumer Goods technology features greeting card designer Paper Island and their usage of Demand Solutions supply chain planning software.
Demand Solutions and enVista form a strategic alliance.
Speak Magazine features greeting card designer Paper Island and their usage of Demand Solutions supply chain planning software.
Demand Solutions appears in OnWindows.com, recognized for recently winning Microsft Dynamics ISV of the Year for the U.S. at the Microsoft Dynamics Worldwide Partner Conference.
RoomStore, the US-based online furniture retailer, recently posted satisfactory results after deploying Demand Solutions' Forecast Management and Requirements Planning software a year back.
Company makes a smooth shift to advanced scheduling system.
by Manufacturing & Logistics IT
As previewed in last October’s edition of Manufacturing & Logistics IT, Demand Solutions has now officially launched DSX, featuring a state-of-the-art forecasting engine and suite of tools that allow users' own business expertise and specific requirements to be incorporated into the demand plan.
With more than 900 outlets in 36 countries, Gloria Jean's Coffees struggled to manage its expanding global supply chain. In three months, the company received a return on investment from the reductions in inventory achieved with Demand Solutions.
by Russ Banham
As consumers scale back, supply chains are hurting from end to end. Demand Solutions customer SKF USA is featured in this article as an example of the many companies turning to demand forecasting and planning applications to reduce inventory costs.
by John Roach
Find out how retailers are preparing for the 2009 back-to-school shopping season – how much inventory is just enough to keep costs down and satisfy customers? Demand Solutions customer Day-Timer shares its holiday inventory planning strategy.
by Wylie Wong
Retailers and distributors use technology to improve customer service, optimize inventory and maximize profits. SKF USA ensures that its customers are always stocked with the right amount of inventory through the use of Demand Solutions Forecast Management and Sales & Operations Planning software.
Demand Solutions launched its new Advanced Planning & Scheduling software solution in June. Manufacturing & Logistics IT examines its core functionality and benefits to the end user.
Terumo Cardiovascular Systems implemented Demand Solutions demand planning and inventory replenishment software and saved $1 million in one year by reducing inventory by 36 percent.
Customers SKF USA and Paper Island win the Progressive Manufacturing 100 awards for their inventory planning processes with Demand Solutions software.
Even with breweries on the other side of the Atlantic, long brewing lead times and seasonal market demands, Heineken USA operates one of the best-performing supply chains in the industry.
When large companies do layoffs, it is usually referred to as "cutting fat." Demand Solutions president Bill Harrison says that for small-to-midsized companies, layoffs only cut muscle. Demand Solutions software helps small and midsized enterprises eliminate excess inventory - so that they might not have to layoff employees.
What is a small-to-midsized company's largest asset next to employees? INVENTORY. That is why Demand Solutions president Bill Harrison advises companies during this podcast to rethink their inventory management strategies in order to unlock working capital.
In a down economy, small and midsized enterprises are searching for ways to reduce costs. One of the most logical ways is through effective inventory management. Find out the top 5 tips that companies can put into action to save their businesses.
by Bill Atkinson
While sales & operations planning (S&OP), as a process, has been around nearly 25 years, Nari Viswanathan, a VP and principal analyst for Boston-based Aberdeen Group, says it has only been more recently that software specifically targeting S&OP applications has been available.
Picture frame and wall dècor manufacturer used to plan its business on a series of Excel spreadsheets. Now the company uses Demand Solutions Forecast Management software and has reduced inventory by 25 percent without affecting customer service levels.
Point-of-Sale (POS) data is often available to suppliers and manufacturers, but is rarely used in the demand forecasting and planning process. This article outlines the various types of POS programs that manufacturers and retailers use along with demand forecasting strategies to help companies reduce out-of-stocks.
Hard pressed to reduce inventory costs in a volatile economy, small and mid-sized enterprises should focus on the one aspect of their business that they can control -- the supply chain.
At Day-Timers Inc., maintaining proper inventory levels is critical to the success of the business. A dated time management product can be a valuable resource one day and fodder for the recycling bin the next. That's why the company uses Demand Solutions supply chain planning software to increase visibility into customer demand.
With three-month lead times and more than 10,000 SKUs to manage, the digital copier and solution distributor turned to Demand Solutions. With a new demand forecasting and inventory planning strategy with Demand Solutions software, the company has reduced inventory and shipping expenses by 60 percent.
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