Case Studies

Bundaberg Brewed Drinks Case Study

With Vanguard Predictive Planning™, BBD now has an integrated process that supports sales planning on a global level.

Charles River Case Study

Charles River wanted to achieve higher service levels balanced with inventory optimization.

Aerospace

Demand forecasting for MRO and spare parts is overwhelmingly labor-intensive and prone to error.

Snack and soda

A global snack and soda company implemented Vanguard’s S&OP solution to increase margins and cut costs.

Footwear

One of largest sneaker companies in the world forecasts global sales with Vanguard Software.

Winzer

Winzer needed an automated inventory optimization solution that could accurately forecast demand.

BuyAutoParts

A leading auto parts distributor gained 528% ROI with Vanguard Software.

Pharma

A pharmaceutical company needed a solution to address large monetary investments and uncertainty, and manage a portfolio of products.

MicroVention

MicroVention needed a unified solution that could optimize effort, increase accuracy, and streamline operations.

Novartis

Novartis Vaccines & Diagnostics needed a way to effectively manage its R&D pipeline and vaccine investment decisions.

Aurobindo

Aurobindo Pharma USA replaced its manual forecasting and planning process with Vanguard Software and saw markedly improved results.

DOT

A Midwestern Department of Transportation (DOT) finds a solution to managing and forecasting cash flow and apportioning funds to projects.

Industry Sheets

CPG Demand Planning

As product portfolios expand, so does the need for accurate and effective demand planning and forecasting.

Manufacturing Demand Planning

As a manufacturer, your demand forecast drives it all. If your forecast is off, your entire supply chain bleeds money.

Pharma Demand Planning

Late stage trial failures cost billions while R&D returns have been in decline. Vanguard Predictive Planning for Pharma is the solution.

Retail Demand Planning

To remain competitive, retailers must accurately forecast and plan for consumer demand.

Food & Beverage Demand Planning

Food & Beverage industry players must optimize inventory levels to have the right product variety and quantities at the right time.

Spare Parts Demand Planning

Demand for spare parts is intermittent, so forecast methods that work well for finished goods can be ineffective when applied to spare parts.

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Managing spare parts inventory to support operations is both mission-critical and yet exceptionally challenging.

Apparel Planning Must-Haves

Apparel and footwear companies: find out which functionalities are must-haves in a planning platform.

Research Reports

SCP Technology Value Matrix 2020

Vanguard Software has been named a leader in the 2020 SCP Technology Value Matrix published by Nucleus Research.

Impacts of Advanced Analytics Forecasting

With new consumer pressures and an ever-expanding global supply chain, planning organizations need to grow up. 

IO Technology Value Matrix 2019

Vanguard Software has been named a leader in the 2019 IO Technology Value Matrix published by Nucleus Research.

Solution brochures

Scenario Planning During COVID-19

Position your business for success in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic with the help of scenario planning.

Mesh Network

Vanguard’s Mesh Network eliminates the risk of single-point failure and offers real-time replication and synchronization.

Apparel Solution Brochure

Cloud-based planning for fashion, apparel, and footwear brands.

S&OP Application

Vanguard S&OP enables decision-makers to easily collaborate and reach consensus on a single platform. 

MEIO Application

Inventory management software is not equipped to balance supply and demand holistically. Enter MEIO.

Demand Planning, Forecasting Application

Vanguard Predictive Planning for Demand Planning keeps you ahead of potential issues through maximum visibility and collaboration.

Budgeting, Planning, Forecasting Application

Vanguard Predictive Planning is the only IBP platform that equally supports revenue planning, headcount planning, and expense planning.

Webinars

Restarting Global Supply Chains in Fashion & Apparel

In a time of assumption-based decision making brought on by COVID-19, S&OP processes can facilitate a phased restart to supply chains.

Making Sense of the Complex in Supply Chain Planning

Today’s planning technology handles complexity with ease, automates decision-making at scale, and optimizes plans from end-to-end.

White papers

Supply Chain Planning in Canada's Cannabis Market

Canadian cannabis producers face an ever-evolving market and must adapt quickly to survive and thrive.

A Practical Guide to Supply Chain Planning Maturity

Join the winners through our proven process: Unify, Automate, Assess, and Collaborate.

Food & Beverage Companies Become Market Leaders

With Vanguard Predictive Planning, companies can balance existing capacity with the investment required to increase production.

Morphing of Supply Chain & Enterprise Business Planning, Part 1

Supply chain and enterprise decision-making processes require a singular IBP process and decision-support capability.

Morphing of Supply Chain & Enterprise Business Planning, Part 2

Supply chain and enterprise IBP requires unique considerations when deploying a technology system.

New Product Forecasting

Forecasting demand for new products is difficult given the lack of sales history. But, there are tried and true statistical methods that get around this obstacle.

Portfolio Review to Full S&OP

Regular product portfolio review is an essential component of not only S&OP, but also long-range revenue and profitability planning.

Cash Flow Forecasting Checklist

Accurate cash flow forecasting is critical to balancing capital investment plans with liquidity needs.

Top 4 Barriers to Sales Team Accuracy

Sales forecasts are notoriously inaccurate because salespeople are not forecasters.

Advanced Analytics Forecasting

Business intelligence is key to understanding the present, but it is a far cry from the predictive power of advanced-analytic forecasting.

The Business Case for Demand Forecasting

Forecast accuracy drives efficiency gains, savings, and revenue.

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