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!
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)