Planning & Forecasting

Synchronising supply and demand with end-to-end forecasting and planning capabilities

Optimise inventory and performance

With mountains of data, fluctuating variables, and unavoidable constraints, supply chain planning is no simple feat. Infor® Planning & Forecasting solutions help achieve performance goals through real, measurable process improvements that significantly affect the bottom line.



Unlock opportunities for today's enterprise

Rapid insights

Respond to changes and reconcile scheduling in real-time

Advanced analytics

Built-in data series modeling and analytics

Streamlined operations

Synchronise production with demand

Enhanced visibility

Predictive and prescriptive analytics for process manufacturing

Process automation

Easily update forecast parameters across the enterprise

Cloud scalability

Instantly align supply and demand across all product lines using cloud scalablity
With Infor Supply Planning and Infor Production Scheduling, the user interface for changing our model settings can be done easily by an end user, who doesn’t have to be an IT specialist. This allows us to use Infor Supply Planning as an optimisation engine for our weekly demand and supply plans, and utilise Infor Production Scheduling for highly-effective periodic production plan scheduling in the factories.
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Infor Integrated Business Planning

Infor IBP is a comprehensive solution providing core analytics, visibility, collaboration, and execution capabilities. IBP helps organisations across industries get closer to real orchestration of their supply chain and retain control of costs and services delivered.

  • Adjust demand and supply plans as markets change
  • Synchronise operations and replace spreadsheet planning
  • Enable response planning to operationalise decisions
  • Establish support for growth initiatives, such as new products
  • Generate predictive financial analysis and reconciliation


Demand planning

Infor Demand Planning

Infor Demand Planning employs unique, probabilistic forecasting methods to deliver unmatched forecast accuracy. The system automatically processes mountains of information from big data sources, signal feeds, and the endless range of dynamic information within the business process, giving organisations a fast, social, highly collaborative demand planning platform to solve planning challenges for good.

  • Automate variance detections
  • Optimise consistent and seasonal demand patterns
  • Minimise obsolete stock
  • Social collaboration platform removes silos
  • Follow real-time changes to adjust forecasts


Supply planning

Infor Supply Planning

Infor Supply Planning easily adapts to evolving business requirements, whether it’s planning across multiple sites, considering shelf-life constraints in build-ahead strategies, balancing product mix, or choosing the best product recipe or formula based on availability of materials and demand.

  • Synchronise production with demand
  • Consider cost and constraints across the entire supply chain
  • Reduce implementation time and lower total cost of ownership
  • Solve problems before they slow or halt the fluidity of the supply chain
  • Evaluate and revise plans with built-in scenario modeling


Production scheduling

Infor Production Scheduling

Infor Production Scheduling is a supply chain planning solution that optimises production resources, empowering manufactures to reduce costs, improve performance, and grow revenue.

  • Minimise transportation costs
  • Improve factory end user decision making with more accurate and reliable production planning
  • Bring efficiency to the supply chain
  • Improve the accuracy and reliability of demand and supply planning
  • Make on-the-fly adjustments to ensure production schedules are optimised for efficient flow and minimal downtime


Productivity by the numbers

reduction in supply chain costs
reduction in wastage costs
improvement in forecast accuracy

Additional resources

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