Demand Solutions has been providing software for the full spectrum of supply chain management – inventory planning, sales & operations planning (S&OP), demand planning and forecasting, collaboration, inventory optimization and replenishment, advanced planning & scheduling and retail planning.
Its software helps enterprises of all sizes reach their planning goals. The company’s products are easy to implement, easy to use and deliver fast ROI enabling companies to improve fill rates, increase inventory turns, optimize inventory, increase inventory planning accuracy, increase customer satisfaction, create greater efficiencies, unlock profit potential through, improved demand planning, and assist with S&OP.
“The days of working with siloed data sources throughout an organization are gone,” says Bill Harrison, CEO of Demand Solution.
Demands Solutions’ products are customizable to customers’ needs. They are ERP agnostic, integrating seamlessly with all ERP systems. It also offers advanced, integrated capabilities such as Integrated Business Planning (IBP) which helps in taking supply/demand planning to the next level, and is a step beyond S&OP. Demand Solutions also offers integrated solutions such as Social Supply Chain, Workflow, Business Intelligence and Predictive Lead Time capabilities, and a SaaS/Cloud-based solution.
The company’s clientele include Diageo, Starbucks, Mizuno, Everlast, Rawlings, Lonely Planet, Blommer Chocolate, Maidenform, BP (British Petroleum), Sazerac, and Stanley Tools. It has managed to benefit a number of other companies as well. One such company is Drive Products, a leading truck equipment supplier. “Our fill rate on customer orders is about 90 percent, but we can already see this metric improving, which will further fortify our market share and possibly promote additional sales,” says Mike King, Purchasing Manager of Drive Products. “Demand Solutions RP is realistically projecting $4 to $5 million can be taken out of our moving capital over the next 18 months,” he adds.