Why DemandCaster?

Spreadsheets are great for planning when your manufacturing or distribution company is small and manages only a few parts. As your company grows, those planning spreadsheets can quickly become a burden making it increasingly difficult and time consuming to accurately forecast sales and plan inventory.

DemandCaster replaces your planning spreadsheets with a full-featured and affordable cloud-based sales forecasting and inventory planning software that seamlessly integrates with your ERP system. The result - improved forecast accuracies, lower inventories, satisfied customers, and a happier you!

Cost Effective

DemandCaster forecasting and planning software has low upfront costs, cost effective pricing, and supports you throughout the life of your subscription at no extra cost. All subscriptions are month to month and can be cancelled at any time. DemandCaster is a low-risk investment that drives substantial ROI within months of deployment.

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DemandCaster forecasting and planning software simplifies your forecasting, demand planning, requirement planning, and S&OP processes by integrating with your ERP and centralizing all your data in our secure databases. No more spreadsheet versioning, emailing, and calculation errors to contend with.

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Partner Approach

We love our customers! Whether you are a newbie planner or an experienced forecaster, the DemandCaster team provides integration support and training up front to ensure you get the most out of DemandCaster. We also listen to your needs. At least 50% of DemandCaster's features are a direct result of user input.

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DemandCaster Planning Platforms and Optional Modules

Basic Planning and Forecasting Platform

Item forecasting, inventory optimization, requirement planning, and order creation for up to 1000 SKU's in a single location and unlimited users. Generate, review, and approve requirement plans in DemandCaster's planner action then push or manually enter orders in your ERP. Includes DemandCaster's custom reporting engine, bi-directional integration, and automation.

Recommended for manufacturing or distribution companies focused on optimizing inventory levels and streamlining procurement and production planning.

S&OP Demand and Supply Planning Platform

The S&OP Demand and Supply Planning Platform includes everything in the Basic Platform with the addition of forecasting by customer, channel, product category or any aggregate customer or product level, promotion planning, POS, and supply planning. Output is an approved master production/ procurement plan to drive your ERP's or DemandCaster's MRP.

Recommended for manufacturing and distribution companies running Sales and Operations Planning or integrated business planning. Excellent choice for CPG companies.


Distribution Requirement Planning Module Add-On

Explode requirements across source and destination locations. Assign each item location with its own attributes including lead times, safety stocks, order increments and other location specific attributes (DRP Module).

BOM (bill of material) Module Add-On

Explode independent forecast, open customer orders and dependent demand through BOM's for component inventory setting and ordering.

Capacity Planning Module Add-On

Review requirement planning impact on work center capacity by location to identify constraints and reschedule load. Create multiple capacity scenarios in S&OP to address capacity constraints created during demand planning (Capacity Planning Module

DemandCaster helped save our company!

"We couldn't keep track of our forecasts well enough with spreadsheets and we were overstocking and stocking out all over. We tried a couple other solutions, but DemandCaster Forecasting and Planning software finally fixed the pain we were feeling. The ability to forecast by week, by customer - and customize settings to exactly fit our business model - is a godsend. The DemandCaster team is great to work with and have quickly created several options to fit our needs. Their SaaS option makes it easily fit in our budget - and provides better functionality than other systems that cost well over 6 figures. I thoroughly recommend DemandCaster for anyone wanting to forecast and manage inventory better." Alex Fuller, Durham Brands

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Forecast accuracy has reduced inventory!

"DemandCaster's S&OP Forecasting and Planning software module has made a huge difference in our companies performance. Since we started the process we have have improved our accuracy to within 1% of forecast! DemandCaster's ability to help us quickly visualize and analyze demand patterns from a market segment, company, and part view point has provided a huge improvement in how we understand and manage our business. As a result of this, our standard hours produced to load hours are within one day of being perfectly balanced and we have hit 96% on time for two months in a row even as our inventory has dropped 30% since we started. Its really good to see we can keep things going service wise at these much lower stock levels!" Steve Kase, ASK Power

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DemandCaster manages multiple planning scenarios!

"I have worked with the DemandCaster Forecasting and Planning software and the DemandCaster team since April of 2011. I have found the DemandCaster Forecasting and Planning software product to be a great alternative to the larger and more costly demand and supply management solutions. There has not been a planning scenario that DemandCaster hasn’t been able to handle, including complex issues such as providing free issue components to overseas contract manufacturers. The excellent support the DemandCaster team provides are based on real world experiences and the program lets me produce the desired results without a lot of needless complication." John Traynor, Suzo-Happ Group

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