Supply chain planning features

Demand input

■Forecast orders


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Forecast orders are input on a monthly per customer per item basis. Order data can be imported from an external system such as an ERP or demand forecasting system.
■Inventory levels


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Inventory levels for each item at each site can be specified, or imported form an external system.

SCP:Supply plan, production plan, delivery plan

■Supply/demand table(Factory, DC)
Shows the supply, demand and inventory quantities at factory F1 for the finished item A1 and A2, and the input item B.


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■Inventory graph(Factory, DC)
Shows the inventory levels of finished items A1 and A2 at each distribution center D2. Late orders and quantity deficiencies can be seen at a glance. The pink area in the graph below shoes insufficient quantity.


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■Supply/demand table(Purchased item)
Shows the supply,, demand and inventory quantities an factories F3 and F4 for the raw material item C.


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■Inventory graph(Purchased item)
Shows the inventories inventory levels of raw material item C at F3 and F4.


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Bottleneck, KPI evaluation

■Load graph/bottleneck evaluation
Shows the load of factories F1, F2, F3, F4. Factories F1 and F3 can be seen with higher loads.


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■KPI evaluation
Shows the KPI(Key Performance Index)for the overall supply chain as calculated by SCP. The KPI for multiple scenarios can be compared.


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Detailed checking

■Resource gantt chart
This chart has resources(factories, distribution centers, delivery resources) on the vertical axis and time on the horizontal axis, and shows the timing and connection of these for the whole supply chain. The reason for late orders and other problems can be checked here. The chart is interactive so that work times, delivery routes etc canbe modified.


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■Order gantt chart
This chart has orders(inventory, purchase, manufacturing etc) are on the vertical axis, and shows the relationship between orders in the supply chain. The status of orders and the peggings between them can be checked here.


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Supply chain planning features