Demand Planning.Net: Are you Planning By Exception?
Demand Planning.Net
demand planning, forecasting, and exception management

About Us

Demand Planning, LLC, based in Boston, MA, is a business process and strategy consultancy that specializes in Sales Forecasting, Sales and Operations Planning and Supply Chain Transformation. We have helped a variety of businesses across several industry verticals to improve their planning process and create value through demand analysis and diagnostics, process re-design, solutions implementation, and customized on-site training. With our knowledge base of best practices and industry benchmarks, we can analyze processes and recommend an action plan and appropriate solutions quickly. Through our unique diagnostics methodology, we help clients understand their specific business and organizational drivers that inhibit the formation of a holistic Demand and Supply Management process. More recent work has included transforming business process with re-designing the technology implementations. What we define as usability consulting, we help our clients to better use their advance planning tools for Demand, Supply and supply chain optimization. Our clients have included Fortune 500 companies such as Pepsi Foods, Abbott Labs, Honeywell and others who seek us for our niche in the area of SCM transformation. Founded in 2004, the company has offices in India, China and UK.

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Mark Chockalingam, Ph. D.
Founder and President

Mark Chockalingam specializes in business forecasting, demand planning, quantitative modeling necessary to implement value-enhancing processes. 

Mark has worked across many industry verticals including CPG, Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, Food and Beverage, High-Tech, Retail etc. 

He has helped a variety of companies implement best practices to sharpen complex supply chains and help them be more customer focused. Some of the clients include SAB Miller Coors, Pfizer, Honeywell Aerospace, Eastman Kodak, Au Bon Pain, Abbott Labs, Labatt USA, Coleman Company.  Before starting his consulting career, he has held corporate positions of increasing responsibility with Fedex, Schering-Plough Merck, and Gillette Procter and Gamble.  More...


Principals are Partner level consultants who bring deep business expertise from their corporate and consulting careers.  Every project will be led by a Partner/Principal.  They bring rich project management skills and diverse experience working with many industry verticals. 

Senior Consultants

Our practice features many experienced consultants in Business Forecasting, supply chain management, and business analytics. 

Our Consultants have worked across several industry verticals including  automotive, technology, foodservice, consumer goods, financial services, publishing, healthcare, banking, pharmaceuticals, marine products, and other industry sectors.

Our consulting expertise includes Sales Forecasting, Business Forecasting & Planning, Strategic Forecasting, Budgeting and Integrated Business Planning, Inventory Optimization and Supply Chain Optimization. 

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Our Contact information:

Demand Planning, LLC.
26 Henshaw street
Woburn, MA 01801

Phone:  (781) 995-0685

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CPG/FMCG |  Food and Beverage |  Retail |  Pharma |  High Tech |  Other

Knowledge Base

Planning:  » Budgeting » S&OP |  Metrics: » Demand Metrics » Inventory  » Customer Service |  Collaboration:  » VMI & CMI » Account Based Forecasting
Forecasting:  » Causal Modeling  » Market Modeling  » Ship to Share |  For Students