Vuealta’s Sales & Operations Planning solution provides effective and synchronised planning of the various planning functions across the enterprise. It provides the capability to review plans at aggregate levels and to translate key decisions for execution. Built on the Anaplan platform and delivering rapid time-to-value and high ROI.
Stop the “daily fire drill” with Sales and Operations Planning
Cohesively manage the business from demand, supply to finance. Visibility and integration of all functions for analysis and effective decision-making by top-level management.
Vuealta’s S&OP Product Review capabilities provide accurate insights into PLM activities and decisions. Using relevant KPIs and metrics, the application lays out the state of the product portfolio from NPI, EOL, Cannibalization and Product Segmentation. All plans are monetized to provide financial guidance on revenue, cost, margin and the overall contribution to the demand plan. With the Task Manager, all key decisions during the review are logged for action and approval.
The aggregation of the various demand plans at the Product Family level is easily performed by Vuealta’s Executive S&OP Demand Review capabilities. Marketing, Sales, and Demand Plans can be compared side by side; a consistent way for alignment with the AOP. Past performance and metrics are evaluated to further scrutinize the feasibility of the demand plan. Plans can be adjusted which is immediately disaggregated to the details. With the Task Manager, all key decisions during the review are logged for action and approval.
Vuealta’s S&OP Supply Review exposes the issues around meeting the demand. Capacity and material issues are easily and quickly identified for remedial action. Key decisions to resolve capacity and material issues can be implemented and automatically disaggregated to the detail level. Unresolved issues are logged in the Task Manager for the resolution in the Exec meeting.
Balancing demand and supply is a key function of Vuealta’s S&OP Pre-Exec Meeting capabilities. It supports the reconciliation of the supply to match the demand and highlights any gaps. Decisions to close the gaps can be made at the Plant or Resource group level which is automatically disaggregated to the detail level. Unresolved issues are logged in the Task Manager for the resolution at the Exec meeting.
Vuealta’s S&OP Exec Meeting capabilities bring all Review results together for visibility and analysis. In a single integrated view, the Sales plan, Demand plan, Supply plan, and AOP are compared for past performances, future expectations and alignment. In addition, any unresolved issues from the Pre-Exec meeting are surfaced for resolution. Key strategic decisions are captured in the Task Manager for implementation.
Vuealta Inventory Planning
Vuealta’s Inventory Planning solution provides a robust set of capabilities for planning inventory across the network. The final consensus plan is automatically disaggregated by locations/DC, and using user-defined policies, the inventory levels are optimised.
“Vuealta’s applications will allow us to implement demand and inventory planning processes across our six major South East Asia markets. In doing so, we will be able to introduce best-in-class planning capabilities into those markets whilst at the same time ensuring that each market’s specific needs are catered for. This combination of pre-configured capability with local flexibility was key for us in choosing the combination of Vuealta and Anaplan.”
– Aamir Mehdi, Director of Supply Chain , Fonterra
“We are pleased to have partnered with Vuealta to address our supply chain planning requirements. Its suite of applications contains specific built-in intelligence, very relevant to our operating environment, allowing us to benefit from a much faster implementation cycle. Readily available ongoing support was an important consideration for us when making a selection for a product and partner.”
– Edith Chen, Head of Supply Chain Operations, Glossier
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