Traditional forecasting is done by looking retroactively – using the past to predict the future. This approach is inadequate and leads to inaccurate numbers and poor planning.
What Keeps You up at Night?
Too Much or Too Little Inventory
Managing your business with incorrect data has a cascading effect. It can create issues with your financial statements, diminish your margins, decrease customer satisfaction and irritate your vendors. What’s more, by forecasting incorrectly the first time, you skew your numbers for subsequent forecasts, making it extremely difficult to get value out of the exercise at all.
What if you could do away with all the guessing, and get your hands on real, accurate data to help you plan effectively, and save money?
Accurately Plan Demand
With Advanced Demand Planning™ a software solution that plugs into Advanced Supply Chain Software™ for Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations, you can turn guesses into accurate predictions and improve your ability to create real, practical forecasts.
The Big Picture: Plan to Profit
Embrace an analytics-driven culture with a destination-focused business management approach. Focus is shifting to Plan to Profit from the traditional Order to Cash. This Whitepaper highlights the significant benefits of a Plan to Profit approach.
To Manage a Modern Supply Chain, You Need:
Forecasts generate a graphical model with interactive feedback at any point on the trend line. Make adjustments and immediately see your updated graphical forecast.
Industry Standard Algorithms
Apply proven forecasting algorithms to the historical baseline while considering the impact of expected promotions and one-time events.
Forecast by Product Line Ranges
Define product ranges and customer groupings to quickly aggregate historical data for a macro view of the forecasted impact.
All forecast plans can be reviewed and approved using Microsoft Dynamics 365 workflow.
Capture and utilize sales history from Microsoft Dynamics 365 as well as customer sell-thru data enabling demand to be based on the true customer requirements and reselling capabilities.
Plan out expected shipments based on direct delivery and cross-docking in order to have a time-sensitive snapshot of expected inventory flows.
Import Standard Dynamics 365 Demand
All generated forecasts and shipment plans are published into the standard Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations demand forecast tables for easy consumption.
Advanced Demand Planning™ software allows you to improve your forecasting accuracy with best practice modeling. It also keeps historical information close by for comparison. Improved forecasts mean increased margins. Stop overlooking key processes and strategies and ultimately leaving money on the table. Improve your forecasting process driving your profitability with Advanced Demand Planning™ from I.B.I.S.
Let’s Improve Demand Planning, Together
We know how crucial a demand planning solution is to the overall success of your operation. Experience the sense of security that comes from knowing your forecasts are based on accurate data by contacting us today. We’re obsessed with the success of our clients, and that means YOU!
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