Forecasting and Planning
               Forecasting & Demand Planning


"Since implementing the software, we have reduced inventory by over 55% and reduced downtime by over 64% and expedited freight by 50%.  It has been a huge help in allowing me to model inventory and manage exceptions."

Forecasting and Planning
- Richard Dix, Materials Manager
Fortune 500 laundry products company

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SCP Forecasting & Planning With the click of a button... Analytical and visual in one screen

Highly manage-by-exception based, the SCP planning engine represents your supply chain accurately. Plants supplying distribution centers (DCs), central warehouses supplying remote locations, point of sale data from stores, or a combination of all of the above... SCP can easily be configured to accommodate a variety of models.

Forecasting in SCP is accomplished through multiple formulas ranging from simple moving averages to more complex seasonal, trend, exponential smoothing, etc. algorithms. For the optimum in automated forecasting, select the award-winning Forecasting and Demand Planning automatic formula for
best-pick forecasting functionality.

For manufacturers needing to plan raw materials in addition to finished goods, SCP supports a multi-level bill of materials, driving demand down from the finished parts to the corresponding components.

Add scheduled receipts, customer orders, and existing inventory to the mix, combined with highly configurable planning parameters including lead time, safety stock and safety time; SCP recommends accurate replenishment planned orders for internal and VMI purposes.



                 SCP 4.0 Forecasting & Demand Planning

There is no shortage of reporting in SCP. Shipment, Manufacturing, Excess, Stockout, Inactivity, Performance, ABC Analysis and many more are included in this module. Please see the SCP Reporting section for more information.

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