Demand Planning

Demand planning for the best supply chain strategy

An accurate and consistent forecast is fundamental for an integrated supply chain process to run smoothly. With SAP Demand Planning you are able to develop, maintain and control your sales forecast faster, more efficient whilst resulting in a high quality of the forecasted volumes.

Demand Planning supports the following three processes:

  • Consensus demand planning
  • Forecasting and life cycle management
  • Promotion planning

Through the merging of necessary data and input of your company, demand planning enables you to develop an accurate forecast. The tool is user friendly and allows you to make personalized settings for the input screens of the process. Also for your employees out in the field or for partners outside your IT system, there are collaborative solutions like access and input of your data via web browser.

Multiple forecast strategies, calculations and methods for calculating the statistical forecast are available. Life cycle management helps you during the process to be aware of situations in the future, like new product introductions or product switches. Also the planning of the promotional and temporary actions and covering the related sales effect in the sales forecast are covered by the functionality of Demand Planning.

Rapid Deployment Solution for Demand Planning

With the Rapid Deployment Solution for Demand Planning, AEPEX offers a powerful pre-configured Demand Planning solution. This RDS solution encompasses all components and processes required for the development and management of your forecast. Using this RDS approach, we can implement the solution time- and cost-efficient. Of course we are also able to extend or adjust the template in line with your needs.

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