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Vista Outdoor Leverages Logility Voyager Solutions to Increase Supply Chain Visibility

By CIOReview | Friday, May 27, 2016
Allan Dow, President, Logility

Allan Dow, President, Logility

FREMONT, CA: Logility, a provider of supply chain optimization and retail planning solutions, offers advanced solutions for demand planning, inventory optimization, retail merchandise planning, and transportation management thereby enhancing customer service levels. The company’s supply chain solution suite—Logility Voyager Solutions provides real-time operational measurement and control, enabling companies to become a performance driven enterprise.

Now, Logility has announced that its Voyager Solutions played a pivotal role in helping sports and recreation products manufacturer, Vista Outdoor, expand its global supply chain visibility. Vista Outdoor controls more than 35 well known brands which include Bushnell, CamelBak, Bollé, and BLACKHAWK! Vista Outdoor was finding it difficult to manage its complicated supply chain process with the existing legacy systems. Vista Outdoor required an advanced solution with the ability to support and promote collaborations, improve forecasting accuracy, and enhance customer service levels.

“We are helping Vista Outdoor build a more efficient and flexible sales and operations planning platform that is capable of supporting their business,” says Allan Dow, President, Logility. “We are confident Logility Voyager Solutions will help Vista Outdoor open new opportunities to drive operational efficiency.”

In addition to providing Vista Outdoor with improved forecasting and enhanced customer service capabilities, Logility’s Voyager Solutions also helped the company develop a robust technology foundation for its complex Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) process. Moreover, within months of implementation, Vista Outdoor was able to witness better fill rates, reduced expediting costs, customer-direct planning partnerships, and established safety stock requirements.

“Since implementing Logility Voyager Solutions, we have achieved improvements across our organization including increased visibility across our multiple brands. In addition, Logility’s built-in analytics help us make smarter decisions, reducing time spent data mining and allowing more time using the information to drive improved operations,” notes Angela Taylor, director of S&OP, Demand Planning and Buying, Vista Outdoor.