Optimiza Demand Planner Software
Why Optimiza Demand Planner Software?
Optimiza Demand Planner or ODP is an advanced demand planning
software application. It is designed to allow an organisation to
build and maintain an accurate demand forecast within their
business. The demand management tool is designed to give demand
planners an early and accurate view of future sales plans, booked
orders and demand forecasts, allowing rapid and effective
Companies can typically expect a 15-20% improvement in forecast
accuracy. Research has shown that this typically results in:
- On average 15% less inventory
- 17% improvement in perfect order performance
- A 35% shorter cash-to-cash cycle
The impact on a company's financials is significant, with few
other inventory planning initiatives being able to yield equivalent
Simple item level forecasting can satisfy many businesses, but
with ever-increasing complexity being introduced by shorter product
life cycles, every expanding regional and global customer bases and
an explosion of new product variations and alternative brands,
advanced demand management becomes a necessity.
Demand Planning software for ever increasing
In addition, the way we do business is also changing.
Manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers and retailers need to
constantly collaborate with their suppliers to ensure they are
synchronised with demand variations caused by promotional plans and
new product introductions. Hence, the need for an accurate and
up-to-date demand forecast is greater than ever and the challenge
companies face is to design an effective multi-dimensional model
for your business that handles this complexity but is still easy to
understand, operate and maintain. Optimiza Demand Planner software
has been designed to meet these requirements.
Optimiza Demand Planner uses multi-level forecasting techniques
that dynamically calculate seasonality and trends, intelligently
selecting the right algorithm for each product level and
aggregating or disaggregating the results up or down the product,
geographical and / or channel hierarchy.
Optimiza Demand Planner allows the user to incorporate causal
factors such as 'Hours of Sunlight' or 'mm of rain' when generating
Optimiza Demand Planner has a highly effective forecast accuracy
and alerts function that ensures that focus is directed to the
areas that will make the biggest difference to the business.
Optimiza Demand Planner includes a concept unique
to sales forecasting software, called Data Streaming. This allows
the forecast to be viewed and managed from any angle, for
- Marketing can view and manage the forecast by channel
- Sales can manage and view the forecast and budget by account
- Finance can manage and view the forecast by cost and
- Production can manage and view the forecast by units and
- Logistics can manage and view the forecast by inventory
Optimiza Demand Planner provides one single version
of the truth, ensuring that all users look at the same numbers from
different angles, making sense of what they see, and turning data
into decision making information.
Optimiza Demand Planner provides the most flexible
screen layouts and security settings available in sales forecasting
software. Users can be provided with any level of access to
functionality, products, families and models. This makes demand
management collaboration a reality, giving you confidence that all
users, including customers and suppliers, can view and edit only
what is relevant to them.
Optimiza Demand Planner allows for Profiling which
lets the user set up any number of events, promotion types, or
demand profiles that can be applied to individual items or families
of products. Profiles can be viewed in libraries that allow the
user to apply them with ease. In this way, the system can learn
from past events and enhance future forecasts.
Please see the Optimiza Demand Planner product sheet, below