At the front end of your supply chain, your demand plan accuracy drives your production, inventory, distribution, and buying plans. With Infor Demand Planning, you'll have the tools to improve forecast accuracy with advanced statistical forecasting capabilities. You'll get the sharpest, most accurate picture of customer demand as a solid foundation for your sales and operations plan, plus tools to help you extend beyond forecasting to create a fully synchronized demand-replenishment plan integrated with your ERP system.
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Infor Demand Planning provides a single, global view of the "truth" to accurately predict and shape customer demand across your enterprise. It helps manufacturers and distributors like you understand your total demand plan to take into account:
Demand Planning contains three modules that you can deploy individually or combine to form a complete supply chain planning platform:
More than 25 years of supply chain management experience built into Infor Demand Planning, so you can be assured there's proven, rich functionality driving your global supply chain, with supply chain experts guiding you to best practices.
Infor Demand Planning provides advanced statistical capabilities combined with market knowledge gained through internal and external collaboration to bring pinpoint accuracy to your demand plans.
With Demand Planning, you get:
Like many other Demand Planning customers, you'll profit from:
Supply chain research consistently demonstrates that improvement in forecast accuracy is the fastest route to reduced inventories and higher customer service metrics. Demand Planning gives you the tools to manage your total demand and distribution replenishment process.
Combine Demand Planning with Infor Sales & Operations Planning to provide a complete supply chain solution for planning and managing your global operations.
Unlike other supply chain management systems, Infor Demand Planning uniquely offers:
A "self-learning" statistical forecasting engine that improves accuracy over repeated forecasting periods by learning and continually adjusting its model between forecast and actual.
Collaboration with all stakeholders in the demand planning process through a web-based user experience.
Flexible hierarchies so you can properly model your physical and operational supply chain and change the models as your business changes.
Integrated inventory planning and optimization for stock-based supply chains so you can balance investments in inventory with desired customer service level availability.
Replenishment planning across your entire distribution chain, ensuring inventory flows through the chain to protect customer-facing distribution hubs and ensuring the highest levels of availability.
Exception alerting to draw attention to potential shortfalls in availability so you can respond more quickly to re-flow supply from alternative sources.