APO

IMPLEMENTED AN INTEGRATED PLANNING SUITE

PROJECT TYPE

APO Supply & Schedule Optimization

CLIENT PROFILE

Fortune 50 CPG Food & Beverage

$65B Revenue

DATE COMPLETED

2017

“SCM Connections was the only group that had the technical skills, experience and creativity to pull our integration project together.”

-Director of IT Supply Chain,

Fortune 500 CPG

Project Overview

Client Problem

When using an outdated planning solution, client was looking to maximize IT investment and establish a single provider planning solution. Current planning solution was not linked to execution system, making plans outdated and constantly out of sync, while existing best of breed solution was not cost effective.

SCMC Solution

SCM Connections implemented production planning/detailed scheduling (PP/DS) and supply planning network optimizer to reduce costs and avoid costly enhancements by utilizing master and configuration data features. Also developed full weekly production planning solution using SNP optimization, implemented PP/DS heuristics to facilitate efficient scheduling sequences, and standardized planning solution and procedures.

Results

Enabled customization to simplify the user experience helped provide supply chain visibility to mitigate operational disruptions and standardized solution improved scalability for company growth, resulting in $500K annual savings of IT operating cost.

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