ERP systems do not offer sufficient planning functions and so quite some. Many companies still do planning with manually maintained spreadsheets. Every day, planners struggle with data manipulations before they can begin the actual planning work, leading to time loss, planning mistakes and misunderstandings between departments. There is not 1 shared plan.
A Planning System supports planning teams aligning supply and demand. This type of niche software, typically includes a number of integrated scheduling features and optimization techniques. People are spending less time and energy collecting and updating data in spreadsheets, creating time for your planners to work on the essentials. What's more, Advanced Solvers & What If-Simulations will address the most complex planning challenges. A planning system, with its central database, will let your people work on 1 shared business plan. A huge advantage, because, this way, Demand managers, production planners and your operational buyers will have the same end-to-end view on things, ensuring that you make aligned decisions about purchasing, sales, production and logistics.
With a Supply Chain planning system, your team will benefit from strong technology where possible, with sufficient human control where necessary.
When selecting and implementing a planning system, it is best to rely on an experienced partner for support. This ensures that the planning system really meets your expectations and that it helps improve the overall performance of your Supply Chain. Moore has that expertise and experience to guide you through the entire process.
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