Demand Planning

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Is it too much effort to build a cross-functional demand planning process while increasing demand forecasting accuracy? Anaplan for Demand Planning makes it easy to collaborate across your organization and gives you the flexibility to adjust your statistical forecast and other models.

Information

Business Function
SalesSupply ChainSupply Chain PlanningSales Forecasting
Industry
All IndustriesHealthcareShipping
App Last Updated
May 9th, 2016
Size
267 MB
Language
English
Connects to
Can connect with most other apps such as S&OP, PBF or Sales Forecasting
Terms & Conditions

App stats

Modules
99
Roles
4
Formulas
555
Reports
31
Complexity
Master

Why Anaplan for Demand Planning?

Collect inputs at any level and include quantity and price from web, mobile, and Excel® add-ins from sales, marketing, and other functions, as well as customers. Define consensus-building rules based on input accuracy and time horizons.
Leverage out-of-box statistical forecasting and modify these methods as needed. Test out different demand forecast scenarios in response to change. Allow demand planners to change any aspect of the demand planning model to suit changing business needs.
Plan new products quickly with curve-fit modeling and based on similar products. Model and integrate promotions directly into your plans. Collaborate on new products to align launches with sales and marketing.
Identify accuracy and value-add of manual overrides and automated forecast. Understand reasons for demand forecasting changes via driver-based modeling and cell change history. Leverage POS, CRM opportunities, market data, and open orders in your demand planning process as leading indicators of demand with transaction drill-downs. Form a closed-loop process by integrating plans from other business functions like finance, sales, and marketing that are created in other systems or created in the same Anaplan environment. Push decisions back to detailed planning and execution systems. Collaborate with trade partners like suppliers, distributors, and customers—all in one place.

 

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Collect inputs at any level and include quantity and price from web, mobile, and Excel® add-ins from sales, marketing, and other functions, as well as customers. Define consensus-building rules based on input accuracy and time horizons.Leverage out-of-box statistical forecasting and modify these methods as needed. Test out different demand forecast scenarios in response to change. Allow demand planners to change any aspect of the demand planning model to suit changing business needs.