AI in Supply Chain Planning with Vanguard
Lift the hood on why our platform drives better results
Predicting the future isn’t easy and resilient supply chain planning capable of out performing the unexpected is even harder. Find out how AI in Supply Chain Planning with Vanguard delivers leading forecasting, simulation, and optimization with our AI-infused platform.
Forecast, Simulate, Optimize – Anything
When it comes to certainty, more is better – more compute, more models, more scenarios, more intelligence. Vanguard Predictive Planning™ is the leader in probabilistic optimization because we bring more to every decision. Eliminate the unknown and instantly weigh countless possibilities to make the right choices for any desired business outcome.
The Vanguard Forecast Generator™
Get high-performing statistical forecasts. Then go beyond with cutting-edge models that forecast to any exception.
- Predict product demand, financial revenues, headcount needs – anything – using thousands of forecasting models that elevate the standard and go far beyond.
- Whether for product introductions, transitions, or phase outs, precisely pair the ideal forecast method with use case intelligence to drive certainty.
- Leverage advanced pattern detection to account for seasonality, events, promotions, and day of week effects as well as correlations between data.
The Leader in Monte Carlo Simulation
Predict the future, mitigate risk, and know the likelihood of achieving any business objective with Vanguard’s Monte Carlo Simulation Engine™.
- Get faster, accurate results using scaled grid capabilities designed for massive Monte Carlo simulations
- Weigh the likelihood of achieving business objectives using sensitivity analysis that reveals probabilities, future outcomes, and risk levels.
- Run thousands of scenarios instantly to identify the uncertainty drivers across your planning areas.
Success with the Global Optimizer™
All optimization is not the same. Vanguard’s stochastic optimization sets our platform apart, it is what brings the known to your unknown for unparalleled certainty.
- Leverage formal mathematical optimization that includes linear, integer, mixed integer and stochastic programming.
- Stochastic optimization is difficult, Vanguard excels in maximizing outcomes so that you achieve objectives and reduce risk.
- Vanguard combines vast compute capability, a scaled AI engine, and advanced intelligence – together they make all the difference for your predictive planning.
Set Analysts Up For Success
Our AI and predictive modeling deliver more than certainty, they also free your analysts to conquer challenging decisions. We offer a suite of tools to help teams get more value from analytics.
Easily consumable analytics. Our flexible, adaptable reporting allows you to simply navigate from detailed SKU-level or customer-level analysis to multi-level roll-ups. Gain a highly transparent view of confidence, risk, and recommendations for actionable understanding.
Leverage configurable, flexible workflows that keep planners ‘on task’ and include alerts and notifications to advise them on what demands their attention right now. Rely on workflow automations to save time and reduce risk of manual error.
Communicate across users and teams with features that enable the tagging and sharing of data in one, central hub. Compare plans, share insights, collaborate on processes, and improve end-to-end planning with coordinated agreement.