Demand Planning / Forecasting

Demand Planning Systems, Demand Forecasting, Scheduling, Execution, Collaborative Planning, Forecasting and Replenishment, Sales & Operations Planning(S&OP) and improving quality control functionality.

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ClickSoftware Named a Leader in IDC MarketScape for Worldwide Mobile Field Force Management Solutions

ClickSoftware recognized for its dynamic schedule optimization technology

Construction Sector Giant Saint-Gobain Partners With RELEX in Nordic and Baltic Regions

Uses Unified Retail Planning Technology to Improve Forecasting and Replenishment in DCs and Stores

Pet food manufacturer snaps up FuturMaster supply chain technology across globe

Royal Canin has started to roll-out FuturMaster’s cloud-based demand planning software as part of a supply chain initiative

Poultry producer Ingham’s implements FuturMaster software to pluck demand

Ingham has implemented FuturMaster’s demand planning software to help more accurately forecast

E2open’s Supply Chain Workflows to Power Billions of Connected Mobile Devices

Continued Platform Expansion Includes Mobile Enhancements with Order Management, Improved Demand Workflows and New Demand Planning

Hancocks Turns to Logility’s Halo Platform for Supply Chain Analytics to Support Growth

Iconic New Zealand Beverage Company Drawn to Halo’s Industry-Specific Functionality and Excellent Customer Service

JDA Introduces Luminate Demand Edge to Power Self-Learning, Autonomous Demand Forecasts

SaaS-based solution extends and enhances JDA’s existing demand planning solutions by leveraging leading AI/ML capabilities from Blue Yonder

Oliver Wight and Ernst & Young LLP collaborate to address enterprises’ planning challenges

Alliance focuses on addressing business planning challenges in the face of rising customer demands and evolving market landscape

World’s best-selling beer taps into FuturMaster technology to streamline supply chain

China Resources Snow Breweries has started to implement FuturMaster demand planning software to help increase profitability and customer service

Underwear apparel company Hanes rolls out FuturMaster demand planning software to boost global supply chain

HanesBrands is deploying a standardised IT system to help with supply and demand forecasting in more than twenty-five countries

Logility Sponsored Research Reveals Demand Segmentation Drives Significant Forecast Accuracy

Logility today announced the availability of the report, Demand Segmentation Users are Better Equipped to Manage their Channel Challenges

Neovia is Building the Future of Its Supply Chain with DynaSys Cloud DSCP

DynaSys today announced that Neovia selected the DynaSys Cloud DSCP solution, including the Demand Planning

Griffith Foods Expands Global Roll-out of Logility

Logility, Inc. announced Griffith Foods is expanding its use of Logility Voyager Solutions™ to more regions around the world

AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals Achieves a One-Plan Harmonized S&OP Process With Arkieva

The harmonized planning system delivers a single-source planning process; providing AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals with real-time visibility.

UK olive and continental food supplier preps supply chain with Futurmaster software

Products packaged and delivered daily range from continental meats, chilled olives, antipasti and tapas to fresh pasta and seasonal snacks.

Logility Acquires Halo Business Intelligence to Expand Advanced Analytics

Rapid Insights Driven by Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Turn Data into Action

Kingston Technology Chooses Logility’s Supply Chain Solutions for its HyperX Gaming Division

Award-winning Software Solution Tracks, Plans & Optimizes Supply Chain Planning for Leading Gaming Peripherals Division

LLamasoft Demand Guru Helps Companies to Accurately Predict and Investigate Key Drivers of Demand

Advanced Demand Modeling Solution Speeds Analysis and Understanding of Market Demand Drivers, Improving Decision-Making and Overall SC Design

Infor and Planixs Partner to Offer Banking and HCM Solutions in the Cloud

Leading Technology Providers Collaborate to Deliver Extended Software Capabilities to Customers

UK bread manufacturer Warburtons boosts supply chain with FuturMaster

Warburtons prides itself on the freshness of its bread, manufactured and delivered daily to over 18,500 retailers.

OM Partners positioned as a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for S&OP

OM Partners has been placed as a leader in the Magic Quadrant for Sales and Operations Planning Systems of Differentiation by Gartner

Solteq has acquired share majority of Analyteq Oy

Stock replenishment analytics to support total solutions for commerce

Fox’s Biscuits streamlines production with FuturMaster SC technology

Fox’s, the £250m UK biscuit company, has improved its forecasting, manufacturing and promotions planning practices

WHSmith Travel to Implement RELEX’s Supply Chain Optimisation Technology

WHSmith Travel aims to increase availability and better manage waste through improved stock forecasting and replenishment with RELEX Solutions

Direct Wines Better Predicts Customer Demand with Infor

Leading Wine Merchant Implements Cloud Applications to Align Marketing, Merchandising and Supply Chain Operations

Infineum Selects Logility to Optimize Supply Chain Performance

Leading Global Manufacturer Set to Boost Supply Chain Performance with Logility’s Multi-Echelon Inventory Optimization

Laying the Foundation for Advanced Supply Chain Planning Capabilities in the Food and Beverage Industry

As a former Director of Supply Chain Management for a large multi-channel food manufacturer I experienced first-hand the variety of challenging problems

French rail company SNCF deploys FuturMaster solution to optimise the maintenance of its trains

FuturMaster’s forecasting technology improves regulation of spare parts for rolling stocks

Rules and controls to achieve permanent perfection

DISKOVER gives ERP systems a lasting boost

Lectra’s latest fashion PLM solution reaps highest score in industry expert evaluation

Extended scope and strides forward in key functionalities, including material forecasting, deliver number one industry ranking for Lectra Fashion PLM in WhichPLM benchmark studyudy

Food Colouring Specialist Boosts Supply Chain Performance with Logility

Sensient Colors has achieved significant benefits since deploying Logility Voyager Solutions™

Pernod Ricard Drinks to Better Demand Forecasts with Infor

Pernod Ricard, owner of brands such as Absolut, Campo Viejo, Malibu, Jameson and Chivas Regal, says it has made substantial improvements in demand forecast accuracy using Infor Demand Planning.

Cargobase Launches New ‘Lane-Contracts’ Feature

Cargobase, an online platform for ad hoc freight, has successfully launched a much-requested feature by Fortune 500 multinationals in the semiconductor and electronics industries.

CargoPlanner Launches Third Module in Breakbulk Optimising Software

CargoPlanner in Sweden is now launching the third module in what it calls its “state-of-the-art” online software for planning and optimizing breakbulk and project cargoes in ships. Selected For Ports Congestion Reduction Scheme, the leading software solution to automate matchbacks in Europe and North America, has been selected by De Verkeersonderneming to take part in the inaugural Marktplaats Voor Logistiek program

What Is Your Supply Chain Planning Score?

Got five minutes? That’s all the time it takes – according to Demand Solutions

Meira Drinks to Better Demand and Factory Management with Infor

Infor M3 and Infor Demand Planning Set to Help Coffee and Spice Leader Grow

Leading Analyst Firm Publishes White Paper on How IoT-Enabled Analytic Applications Will Revolutionize Supply Chain Planning and Execution

For the first time, complex global organizations can purchase solutions that offer unprecedented end-to-end supply chain visibility

Imperago Workforce Design solution provides optimum shift patterns to support staff wellbeing and business needs in Logistics sector

Totally new class of software solution helps businesses meet ever changing legislative, financial and operational challenges of Logistics and Warehouse workforce management while significantly reducing overtime costs

Land O’Lakes Selects Terra Technology Multi-Enterprise Demand Sensing

Land O’Lakes, Inc., one of America's premier agribusiness and food companies, has purchased Terra Technology’s Multi-Enterprise Demand Sensing software-as-a-service solution.

Infor Announces Demand+ to Help Accelerate Supply Chain Forecasting

Comprehensive Demand Planning Designed to Help Manufacturers and Distributors Improve Forecasting, Boost Collaboration and Implement More Efficient Practices

Slotting 4.0: Automated slotting with inconsoSLM

With the slotting management tool inconsoSLM, inconso presents a ready-to-use software solution for optimizing the warehouse organization.

Access offers a blueprint for inventory reduction

Keeping control of inventory has probably never been harder.

Highland Spring Group Invests in Customer Service with Infor

Infor Demand Planning to Help Achieve Double Digit Demand Forecast Accuracy Improvements

Logility Names New President

H. Allan Dow Promoted to President and Geoffrey W. Cobleigh Promoted to Senior Vice President of Sales for the Americas

An S&OP Q&A with SCM World’s Kevin O’Marah

Logility's Karin Bursa recently sat down with Kevin O’Marah, Chief Content Officer at SCM World, to discuss one of the hottest topics in supply chain—sales and operations planning (S&OP). From top drivers to best practices and benefits, a lot of ground was covered in this two part post.

Kramp Orchestrates Order Fulfilment across European Wholesale Operation with Manhattan Omni-Channel Solutions

Kramp Groep, one of Europe’s largest technical wholesalers operating as a one stop supplier of spare parts, technical services and business solutions, is implementing Manhattan Associates, Inc.

Transparent Delivery Chain Management for Logistics Centers

IT allows for better planning of capacities

Prognostics provides a precise time frame

Cassantec offers a highly developed Internet of Things solution to avoid production downtimes

More Planning Security for large Construction Sites

New IT Solution improves the flow of material and information for construction site logistics

SYSPRO 7 eradicates seasonal colds for Midtherm Flue Systems

A family-owned manufacturer of commercial and domestic flue systems is expecting to significantly improve efficiency for more than 200 workers, and launch a new online ordering service, after investing in a fully integrated Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution from K3 Syspro.

Terra Technology Named ‘Cool Vendor’ by Gartner in Supply Chain Planning

Terra’s Transportation Forecasting highlighted as ground-breaking solution

Inventory Optimization a Top Priority for Nearly Eighty-Five Percent of Consumer Goods Companies

Logility and Consumer Goods Technology Research Shows Significant Opportunity for Improvement through Advanced Supply Chain Solutions

GivenHansco premiers new Keystone On-Demand Mobile App & FX Reporting Software

Leading developer of integrated, producer-driven software products for the ready-mix construction industry, GivenHansco (Columbus, OH) is premiering its new Keystone On-Demand Mobile App at the World of Concrete 2015 (Las Vegas, NV / February 3-6).


Software specialist, Lobster, is launching a new website to make it easier for UK companies to find out more about its alternative approach to electronic data interchange (EDI).

LINKFRESH ERP continues to grow with new farming enhancements

Latest release of LINKFRESH on the Microsoft Dynamics® NAV platform also includes further improvements to warehouse mobility and production touch-screen services.

Logility Issued Patent for Advanced Supply Chain Planning Functionality

Advanced Composite Curves Deliver Enhanced Sales and Operations Planning, Multi-Tier Vendor Minimum and Constrained Production Planning Capabilities

Logility Voyager Solutions Provides Foundation for Sandvik’s Supply Chain Transformation

Mining and Construction Equipment Manufacturer Turns to Advanced Supply Chain Software to Drive Sales and Operations Planning Success

Logility Announces Date and Location for Connections 2015

Supply Chain Success Takes Center Stage September 15 – 17, 2015 in San Diego, CA

Logility Announces Logility Voyager Retail Optimization V5.4

Latest Version Simplifies and Accelerates Retail Planning, Delivers Advanced Analytics, and Enables Retailers to Improve Omni-Channel Planning

TXT Retail selected by Build-A-Bear to support global growth

TXT Retail, leading provider of integrated and collaborative End-to-End Planning solutions for the Fashion, Luxury and Consumer sectors, signs up a new client in North America: Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc.

2014 Merchandise Planning and Allocation Survey Results Revealed

With a multitude of emerging tools and techniques available to support and expand business, it is an exciting—and challenging—time to be a retailer.

Aleris expands the use of Quintiq’s software solution across its German and Belgian Rolled Products operations

Quintiq, a global leader in supply chain planning and optimization (SCP&O), today announced that aluminum producer Aleris will implement Quintiq’s software for sales and operations, master production planning and scheduling at its German and Belgian rolling mills starting January 1, 2015.

2014 Forecasting Benchmark Study Reveals Increased Complexity Limits Demand Planning Performance

Confirms Demand Sensing Technology as a Proven Catalyst for Change

PANDORA goes live with TXT Replenishment Planning on time and on budget

Deployment in 4 months and accelerated benefits with new AgileFit methodology

Carlisle Brake & Friction Drives Demand Planning With Atlas Planning Suite

John Galt Solutions announced today that Carlisle Brake & Friction (CBF), a leading provider of high-performance brake, clutch & transmission applications, has chosen the Atlas Planning Suite from John Galt to drive their demand planning process.

John Galt Solutions Releases New Version Of Forecastx Wizard Sales Forecasting Software

John Galt Solutions released ForecastX Wizard V8, the next generation of their industry-leading ForecastX Wizard sales forecasting software.

Nudie Jeans Finds the Right Fit for Growth with Infor

Infor M3 for Fashion to Help Improve Alignment of Production and Stocks to Demand

Terra Technology and Wipro Partner to Offer Cloud-based Supply Chain Software

Terra Technology today announced a global partnership with Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT), a global information technology, consulting and outsourcing company.

Exceedra’s Integrated Business Planning (IBP) event indicates for the majority of consumer goods companies their planning processes are holding back business performance

This month’s event’s survey shows 78% respondents feel process is still not delivering as expected 85% of respondent feel inadequate technology is hampering efforts to realise true value and to predict or impact future performance.

Inventory management from AGR supports rapidly expanding and diverse customer base

The-Mad-Group was originally established in 1923 and today encompasses Fitness-Mad, Yoga-Mad and Pilates-Mad offering the most comprehensive and competitively priced products to the European sports and leisure industry.

Thirty-One Gifts successfully deploys TXT Integrated Retail Planning solution

Thirty-One Gifts, one of America’s largest direct-selling companies, announces the successful go-live of the TXT Integrated Retail Planning solution. The TXT MAPLE LAKE software is helping Thirty-One Gifts manage the whole spectrum of in-season planning processes including inventory management and open-to-buy.

Otsuka Pharmaceutical Europe Ltd deploys AGR to support growing and changing business

Integrated inventory management drives efficiencies and improves decision-making for leading international healthcare company

Supply Chain at Your Fingertips

These were just a few of the themes discussed at this year’s Connections 2014, Logility’s customer conference. Held at the Loews Atlanta, the conference brought together several hundred of the industry’s brightest supply chain professionals to share their opinions, techniques and experiences.

Church & Dwight Chooses Terra Technology to Improve Forecasting and Lower Inventory

Church & Dwight Co., Inc., a major manufacturer of household and personal care products under the ARM & HAMMER brand name and other well-known trademarks, has selected Terra Technology’s Demand Sensing and Multi-Enterprise Inventory Optimization to lower inventory while ensuring high service levels.

Latest Release of Logility Voyager Solutions Offers Optimized Planning and Rapid Insights for Today’s Complex Global Supply Chains

Architected for the Cloud and Designed for Speed and Agility, Logility Voyager Solutions V8.5 Accelerates Planning, Delivers Analytics Everywhere, Supports Mobility, and Scales to Meet Global Challenges

New Survey: Supply Chain Planning Software Implementations

Supply Chain Insights (SCI) founder Lora Cecere is exploring supply chain planning software implementation success and asks the question “does faster equal better? A great implementation of supply chain planning reduces operational risk by allowing companies to navigate through demand and supply volatility. Supply Chain Insights finds supply chain implementations vary based on several factors and can have a significant impact on ROI, risk and competitiveness.

Demand Planning Survey Shines Light on Supply Chain Attitudes

Is Demand Planning just a stepping stone? Dan Gilmore at Supply Chain Digest has some interesting survey numbers that may light a fire under some demand planning teams.

Urban Outfitters selects TXT Integrated Retail Planning solution to support growing international and multichannel business

Urban Outfitters, Inc. has selected TXT MAPLE LAKE to support end-to-end retail planning across regions, brands and channels, from strategy through to assortment execution.

Campbell Soup Company Continues Demand Sensing Success with Terra Technology

Campbell Soup Company, the leading soup maker in the U.S., will upgrade to the newest version of Terra Technology’s Demand Sensing solution. Demand Sensing provides an automated way for manufacturers to extract value from big data, using pattern recognition algorithms to create the best possible prediction of future sales for every item in every location.

AkzoNobel Selects Terra Technology’s Multi-Enterprise Demand Sensing to Further Reduce Inventory

World’s Largest Paint Company Uses Point-of-Sale Data to Better Serve Customers

Forecasting Benchmark Study Shows Sharp Rise in Network Complexity

Demand Sensing provides consistent advantage despite volatility from promotions, innovation and seasonal sales

Mondelez International Implements Terra Technology’s Demand Sensing and Transportation Forecasting Solutions

Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDLZ), the world's pre-eminent maker of chocolate, biscuits, gum and candy, today announced that the company has implemented Terra Technology’s Demand Sensing (DS) and Transportation Forecasting (TF) solutions to improve forecast accuracy and supply chain efficiency in North America.

Demand Management Announces Social™ Supply Chain Planning and Social™ S&OP

Supply Chain Planning Solution Incorporates Yammer to Enable “Always-On” Communication

Logility Accelerates Supply Chain and Enterprise Integration

Proven Methodology Speeds Integration, Reduces Risk and Drives Quicker ROI

Logility Launch Simplifies Precise Forecasting - Voyager Proportional Profile Planning

Bridge the Gap Between Demand Planning and Supply, Sourcing and Production Planning

Elho Optimises Stock Control and Demand Forecasting to Improve Customer Service with Infor

Infor Demand Planning Keeps Track of Inventory and Ensures Better Service

Spicers invests in better customer service with Infor

Infor10 Demand Planning to Help Improve Order Fill and Stock Availability

Terra Technology Introduces Long-Term Demand Sensing

Solution improves forecast accuracy up to 40 percent across time horizons months into the future

Growth-Chasing Manbat Goes High-Tech In Supply Chain Re-Think

Battery importer, stockist and distributor Manbat is poised to ramp-up already impressive availability levels with high-tech inventory optimisation software.