Vanguard Predictive Planning™
Conquer Uncertainty and Grow Resilience
Vanguard Predictive Planning ™ is an end-to-end, cloud-based supply chain management platform that enables our clients to achieve resilience that overcomes uncertainty through probability-based collaborative planning.
Whether an organization is planning within one line of business, like Demand Planning, or connecting plans across all lines of business with Integrated Business Planning, Vanguard Predictive Planning ™ is the most scalable, flexible, and user-friendly option on the market.
End-to-End Supply Chain Management
Cascade any action through your demand, supply, and replenishment scenarios on a single screen view for immediate, holistic impact analysis
Optimize inventory forecasting for product introductions, phase outs, seasonality, promotions, and other events across the product lifecycle
Predict and schedule product production, warehouse redistribution, fixed orders, purchase orders, budgeting and more from one easy to use UI
Key Feature: UHIO Db: Unified High Performance In-memory Object-oriented Database. Forecast millions of SKUs in an instant. With UHIO, users can unify all data, no matter the origin or size, into a single, coordinated data store for fast predictive planning.
Key Feature: Vanguard Data Integrator: Cloud-based platform that gets data in and out in security and easily. Vanguard users can rest easily knowing our ETL tool automates both importing and exporting data.
Key Feature: Consumable Analytics: Developed to ensure each end-user can easily improve decision-making. By combining visual graphs, histograms, and dashboards with traditional pivot tables, our analytics can be easily interpreted by every user.
Proprietary AI Technology
Build resilient plans with AI-based scenario modeling applied to analytical graphs with replenishment ranges, confidence scoring, and historical performance tracking
Apply advanced probabilistic modeling for better prediction and prescription. Our proprietary models account for exceptions, fill in gaps, and improve outcomes across your supply chain events.
Know the risk levels for any future scenario and turn uncertainty into profit. You’ll get instant feedback and immediately see impact of any change on your business.
Key Feature: Monte Carlo Simulation: The superior method of “what-if” planning. With Vanguard Predictive Planning ™. Monte Carlo simulation is built-in and included in every platform package, with no additional jobs to run or integrations to perform.
Key Feature: Advanced AI: AI drives multiple areas of the platform, including forecast method selection, prediction and pattern detection, and automation of tasks. Our team of data scientists is constantly evaluating new machine learning algorithms and applications of artificial intelligence.
Key Feature: UHIO Db: Unified High Performance In-memory Object-oriented Database. Forecast millions of SKUs in an instant. With UHIO, users can unify all data, no matter the origin or size, into a single, coordinated data store for fast planning and forecasting.
Unparalleled Flexibility & Collaboration
Drive better outcomes with our collaborative UI, which enables users to tag, notify, and share analytics or reports and includes features like single-sign on and role-based access controls.
Get the benefits of the cloud, while experiencing ZERO downtime or interruptions globally. With support for over 100 languages and data centers across the world, we have your scalable goals covered.
Our configurable UI adjusts to your unique supply chain needs and processes. Only Vanguard offers endlessly flexible drill down views at the SKU level, alongside roll-ups to product families, warehouses, regions, and others for macro assessments tied to granular actions.
Key Feature: Collaboration Hub: Distribute key information and alert colleagues to findings – both within your organization or with a client or supplier. Our hub enables the information-sharing that fuels supply chain planning success.
Key Feature: Mesh Network: Not all cloud infrastructures are the same, only Vanguard offers several servers throughout the world that sync in real- time. Since launching the MESH Network, our end-users have never seen any downtime – not even for fixes or patches – eliminating any single point of failure.
Key Feature: Vanguard Predictive Platform™ UI: View demand, supply, and financial forecasts with one, coordinated view, configure to any desired use case, use graph analysis with confidence scoring to better analyze forecasts.
Our Customers Plan with Certainty
“By leveraging Vanguard, we were able to make sure we had the right inventory available to absorb abnormal spikes in demand, as well as being able to quickly adjust plans appropriately.”
“Vanguard Software allowed for a manageable database of our ever-expanding catalog of products. And we know right away if there is a supply disruption in the market. The results are consistently more accurate forecasts…[which] lead directly to a better bottom line for our business.”
"The reason I chose Vanguard was the quality of the pre-sales support and assistance in setting up a proof of concept with our actual data. While functionality was similar between all the choices your team and immediate sales support are what closed the deal."
“Our team selected Vanguard Software because we believe they are the best solution for our current demand planning needs and future supply planning needs.”
"Vanguard has enabled Skullcandy to be more automated and calculated with our Demand Planning. The usability and thorough on-boarding and configuration process offered by Vanguard enabled us to completely migrate from our historical software very quickly."
"Vanguard Predictive Planning™ has exceeded our expectations from the start. The implementation project ran smoothly and the system provides real benefit through workflow efficiency and forecast accuracy."
Automations that Save Time and Reduce Error
Get accurate predictive planning and recommendations while saving massive amounts of time and eliminating manual errors.
Vanguard Predictive Planning ™ includes cloud-based, goal-driven automated workflows across 1000+ AI-based models for optimal analytical speed and performance.
Our workflow automations that save time while optimizing planning, enabling your teams to focus on the strategic, tough challenges. Automated schedulers ensure your production, storage, and distribution needs are met without error.