DemandCaster is a demand and supply planning software solution built for manufacturers and distributors.
DemandCaster® is a demand planning, supply planning, and sales and operations planning software that runs in the cloud to help manufacturers and distributors accurately forecast demand and optimize supply to drive sales, prevent stock-outs, and increase inventory turns.
Lose the spreadsheets! DemandCaster integrates with your ERP system and other data sources to provide a holistic view of demand and supply. Within a single view, you can see the impact of demand on supply and find up-to-date information on your entire operation—forecasts, inventories, orders, BOM's and allocations. Get the insights you need, when you need them quickly and easily.
Large company capability at a small company price. DemandCaster is a full-featured yet affordable cloud-based solution for small and mid-sized manufacturers and distributors. DemandCaster integrates with any ERP system and data source with low upfront costs and no long-term commitments. DemandCaster is a low-risk investment built to move your business forward faster with enormous ROI.
Easy to learn and easy to use. That's a beautiful thing. Unlike other software platforms, DemandCaster was built from a practitioner's perspective. We understand that supply and demand planning isn’t a trivial activity. Whether you are a newbie planner or an experienced forecaster, DemandCaster provides you with what you need to get the job done.
A Partner Approach
In principle and practice, DemandCaster is committed to excellence on your behalf. We’re available to answer questions and provide immediate support when you need it. We listen to the needs of our customers, and provide product enhancements at no additional cost. More than half of DemandCasters features are a result of customer input.
Empowering Small- and Mid-Sized Companies
Smaller companies are stretched thin these days, struggling to manage uncertainty while attempting to align demand and supply with financial and operational objectives. Moreover, customers have never been more demanding. In most every case, sales and operations manage this uncertainty using spreadsheets that are often misaligned and become too cumbersome to manage.
DemandCaster helps small- and mid-sized companies (SMB) address this challenge by harnessing their business data to build robust and effective demand, supply, and sales and operations planning capabilities, at a fraction of the cost yet with the same capability as systems built for larger companies. DemandCaster helps companies better Sense Demand, Shape Demand, and Shift Demand to drive profitability and growth.
With a few clicks, DemandCaster gives manufacturers unparalleled visibility into their production inventories, internal operations, and supply chains so they can make informed decisions for every changing situation.
Not a One Size Fits All Solution
We offer a number of powerful modules and numerous demand and supply planning options that can be mixed and matched to meet the unique needs of your company. As your company grows, DemandCaster grows with you. And best of all, because it is cloud-based Software as a Service, you continue to benefit from the new capabilities and features that are continually introduced.
The features listed below are a few key planning and analytic elements fount in the base and optional modules. A more thorough description of each feature is described on our features page.
- Item Planning and Forecasting
- Planning and Forecasting Options
- Sales, Margin, or Cost Classification Analysis
- Product Segmentation Analysis
- Lead Time Analysis
- Stocking Analysis
- Safety Stock Analysis
- Reorder Point Analysis
- Capacity Analysis and Detailed Production Scheduling
- Multi-Location - Distribution Requirements Planning (DRP)
- Sales and Operations Planning
- Promotion Planning