Aftermarket supply chains must get the right parts to the right location just in time, every single time. Aftermarket supply chains balance supply chain, service, and product complexity to get the job done. Changing customer preferences, stricter sustainability regulations, and fluid tariff policies add to the complexity. Mismanaging these challenges leads to supply chain disruptions.
The Atlas Planning Platform simplifies complex aftermarket supply chain portfolios through rich market analysis, demand sensing, and real-time scenario planning. Our platform covers aftermarket challenges by giving companies end-to-end visibility and stronger supplier collaboration across their supply chains. These insights help customers develop resilient supply chains by minimizing risk and sensing disruptions in advance.
Aftermarket parts businesses must balance erratic and intermittent demand while optimizing inventory for finished goods. They must also rationalize inventory by cost, margin contribution, storage capacity, service levels, and supplier lead time. The aftermarket parts business must also manage both fast- and slow-moving parts while meeting service agreements.. Atlas Planning Platform helps aftermarket parts customers manage extensive inventories while reducing costs through continuous end-to-end planning powered by machine learning.
Aftermarket parts businesses carry extensive inventories in multiple distribution centers. They also face mounting competitive pressures, fluctuating tariffs, and product demand that ebbs and flows. The best defense is a good offense in this unpredictable environment. Connect to dealer networks or retailers to gain downstream demand visibility and leverage demand sensing to position inventory more accurately across a multi-tier network. Atlas uses advanced planning capabilities powered by machine learning to optimize multi-echelon inventory levels and help reduce costs.
Aftermarket supply chains manage increasing complex product portfolios. Product complexity comes from multi-year lifecycles, new products product retirements, substitutions, and more. Atlas helps companies grow as they manage this complexity. Our platform offers product life-cycle management capabilities that simplify product and assortment challenges.
Our advanced planning capabilities powered by automated machine learning deliver real-time insights and helps aftermarket parts businesses create inventory policies that manage fast- and slow-moving parts, meet changing consumer demands, and reduce expediting costs. Atlas Planning Platform helps improve forecast accuracy and provide the visibility needed to make better planning decisions by applying advanced analytics to drive trends, patterns, and probabilities across broad product portfolios. Our platform helps businesses optimize inventory levels for fast- and slow-moving SKUs, categorize inventory investments based on region and margins, and predict service parts demand.
The competitive aftermarket parts landscape requires rapid decision making and accurate planning. There’s no time for complex planning tools that are difficult to learn and even harder to use. The Atlas Planning Platform offers advanced supply chain planning capabilities but is designed with the end user in mind.
Atlas Planning Platform is intuitive and easy to use with customizable user interfaces, what-if scenarios to help you evaluate results side by side, and collaboration features to facilitate communication and sharing inside and outside your organization. Our flexible and powerful platform has configurable workflows and automated alerts that make it easy to monitor conditions from demand to supply while managing multiple levels of product, customer, sales geographies, and locations.
Competitors promote machine learning capabilities as a nice-to-have. John Galt sees machine learning and AI as essential and incorporates it into everything we do. The Atlas Planning Platform integrates a range of data signals—from POS data to IoT and more—into every scenario. Our single integrated planning platform with advanced analytics facilitates real-time demand supply balancing and scenario planning end to end. By analyzing data in real-time, our platform detects demand and supply shifts, identifies demand risk, and uncovers opportunities.
The best supply chains collaborate upstream and downstream to plan and execute operations. The joint efforts of every stakeholder deliver synergies and efficiencies across the entire supply chain. But even in the best worlds, knowledge silos throw a wrench in decision making.
Atlas fosters supply chain transparency to help internal and external stakeholders collaborate. The user-friendly online platform facilitates real-time demand and supply balancing and scenario planning from end to end. Our platform breaks down knowledge silos; integrates commercial, financial and supply chain planning; and gives access to trade-offs for service, revenue, profit, and cost.
We get it—manual repetitive processes waste valuable time when your company has more pressing concerns to worry about. Atlas automates planning and repetitive tasks to keep your focus on value-added activities.
Atlas automates forecasting while applying advanced analytics to derive trends, patterns, and probabilities in inventory levels. This information helps aftermarket parts businesses manage slow-moving and fast-moving inventory and intermittent demand. Our single platform solution automates and optimizes replenishment, manages dynamic demand and purchase activity, and aids in inventory policy planning to reduce expediting costs and achieve better service levels.
Director of S&OP, Carlisle Brake & Friction