Blue Yonder Demand and Fulfillment
Blue Yonder Demand and Fulfillment solutions for effective distribution management
The world of retail and wholesale distribution is constantly changing, but one rule is clear and unchanging - your customer is at the center of attention. Customers today want and can have a variety of goods delivered to them within hours. Inventory plans and orders must take into account different customer priorities, lead times, transport restrictions, shipping and collection calendar, inventory security rules and production restrictions. In order to meet the level of requirements that were not there before, and at a profit, individual departments in organizations must operate effectively to achieve the same goal: Meeting the expectations of customers. The Blue Yonder Demand & Fulfillment toolkit can help you achieve this.
Improved Sales and Margin through:
- better product availability
- better pricing and promotional strategies at all stages of the product life cycle
- reducing the amount of expired products
- reduced inventories throughout the supply chain resulting from reduced volatility of demand
Increased Planner efficiency thanks to virtually maintenance-free forecasting capabilities.
Improved forecast accuracy resulting from advanced statistical analysis capabilities and the ability to segment demand streams and forecast on multiple hierarchy levels.
Cross-functional consensus about the forecast, resulting from forward visibility and the ability to view and compare the forecast in many ways.
How can the Blue Yonder Demand help your business grow?
Blue Yonder Demand can help by incorporating best-in-class Demand Management to accurately predict customer requirements. The accuracy of the forecast must be met for many different sales models and channels, taking into account seasonality, promotions, new product launches, but also weather and events.
- Advanced statistical modeling
- Demand shaping - Manage your revenue and profit by efficiently managing prices and promotions
- New Product Launch - Improve new product launch efficiency
- Digital Supply Chain - Leverage Big Data / IOT to seize market opportunities
- One common view on demand - reduce costs by building consensus and working with all stakeholders in the supply chain
- Reduced forecast management effort - manage one million SKUs with the most efficient use of resources
How can the Blue Yonder Fulfillment help your business grow?
Blue Yonder Fulfillment provides advanced supplier management with state-of-the-art order optimization logic that triggers customer orders based on an economically optimal order frequency and inventory security policy. By minimizing the need to create accelerated orders for a small number of products between the standard order cycle, the solution helps to maximize profitable order planning and fulfillment.
- Comprehensive service capabilities on many levels
- Safety stock optimization
- Purchase Order and transportation load building
- Perishable items planning
- Substitutions of products and substitutes for "OOS" (shortages)
- Multi-source ordering capabilities
- Bill of materials on many levels
- Overstock and alternate source transfers
See how others share their experiences with D&F:
L.L.Bean case study -> L.L.Bean - Real Results
Positec case study -> Positec's Colin Bryan - Real Results