Software and Tools for Forecasting, Supply Chain and Business
Here is a list of key software solutions along with a brief summary
of the functionality and applications. This is compiled without
any specific endorsement to its usefulness or appropriateness for
a specific situation. Please contact us
if you want a more detailed report on each of the below software
Demantra - Oracle's own Demand Planning tool that integrates
into the rest of the Oracle ERP applications. Demantra also include
a Trade Promotions Management package to optimize promotions spend.
i2 - Rhythm
Demand Planner, Supply Planner and Factory Planner along with several
web-based trade matrix solutions.
- The pioneering Demand Planning solution in the manufacturing space,
particularly CPG and High Tech.
SAS - The
Statistical Analysis System is a powerful data analytic and reporting
tool. SAS is also trying to market industry specific applications
and solutions for Demand Planning, Market Research
Pro - Software for Statistical Forecasting that is easy to implement
as an off-the-shelf solution. This software is available as a single
user as well as shared multi-user environment.
- Traditional Demand and Supply Planning solution along with a solution
for Collaborative Planning.
Demand Planning - APO demand planning that integrates neatly
into the SAP ERP applications. SAP also provides Business Warehouse
which is a warehouse and reporting repository.
wedge - Solution for Sales and Operations planning aimed at
engaging the entire Value chain holistically in this process. This
has an Excel GUI to view and manipulate the enterprise data.
Forecasting and Inventory Planning - SCP's Demand Forecasting
and Inventory Planning, Demand and Supply Planning module is a time-phased
Forecasting, Demand and Supply Planning, & Demand Supply Planning
Master Production Scheduling and Distribution Requirements Planning
Autobox was first launched
in 1975 and automatically builds customized Univariate and Multivariate
models for time series data with automatic intervention detection
for outliers, seasonal pulses, level shifts and local time trends.