The Right Materials in the Right Place at the Right Time
Vanguard Demand Planning is geared to help manufacturers forecast demand for all resources required in the manufacturing process—raw materials, people, equipment, and finished goods. We start with Vanguard’s industry-leading forecast engine to predict your finished-goods demand. We then apply a hierarchical, time-dependent Bill Of Materials (BOM) to explode (or reverse engineer) your finished-goods demand into demand for all components required in the manufacturing process.
Vanguard automates routine tasks and applies advanced-analytic methods to optimize key drivers affecting your entire demand management process. Web-based workflow design lets you merge sales and inventory data with workforce knowledge of internal and marketplace changes. The results are streamlined supply-chain and fulfillment processes, lower operating costs, and improved customer service and profits.