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Inventory Management

Meet demand while lowering inventory investments

Inventory Management helps balance supply with demand in consumer-driven supply chains. Inventory is one of the largest capital investments every business makes and it’s integral to successful end-to-end supply chain planning software implementations. That’s why savvy supply chain professionals partner with John Galt to configure inventory planning software that effectively plans their inventory while meeting customer demand, and ultimately optimizing their inventory investment.

We enable your team to plan and model across your entire supply chain network. Our inventory planning solution considers profitability when determining optimal service level versus working capital. See more key inventory management capabilities listed below.

Inventory Management

Inventory Planning

  • Aggregate inventory and projected inventory levels via inventory planning hierarchies
  • Plan inventory replenishment on a monthly, weekly, or daily basis using synchronized time buckets
  • Automatically calculate economic order quantities, lead times, and inventory levels using the intelligent planning advisor and user-defined business rules
  • Consider profitability when determining optimal service level versus working capital
  • Automatically determine supply side lead time variability
  • Optimize inventory levels by product or product group
  • Plan and model across your entire supply chain network

Replenishment Planning

  • Automatically calculate time phased inventory projections as well as the recommended purchase, manufacturing, and transfer orders between Distribution Centers
  • Provide automatic or user approved purchase or manufacturing order release based on revenue, cost, and margin
  • Base calculations on lead time, customer service level, and inventory optimization parameters including multiple order quantity policies
  • Manage multi-echelon distribution and inventory replenishment plans by creating dynamic networks
  • Combine both independent and dependent demand streams to reduce risk allowing for reduced variability
  • Deployment strategies for allocating inventory across multiple locations and customers
  • Account for product shelf-life when considering inventory and projected inventory

Vendor Managed Inventory

  • Automatically define inventory levels required at each customer location
  • Determine forecasts for your customer locations using customers POS and shipment data
  • Calculate customer order release schedule
  • Build truck and container loads for product movement from your distribution centers to your customers
  • Manage multi-level distribution and inventory replenishment plans by creating dynamic hierarchies

Safety Stock Analysis & Simulation

  • Consider both demand and supply side variability when optimizing safety stock
  • Take advantage of multiple types of safety stock calculations to handle both slow moving and fast moving seasonal and intermittent models
  • Optimize safety stocks, service levels, reorder points, periods of coverage, and lead times to ensure peak inventory management performance
  • Compare "What If" scenarios to analyze the trade-off between service level and inventory investment
  • Use time phased safety stock to account for demand and supplier variability over the planning horizon

Reporting and Analytics

  • Slice and dice information using sophisticated analytic reports to provide a complete inventory management picture

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