I-Plan is a modular suite of products that has a proven track record, helping large manufacturing businesses to become more efficient in their operations, more responsive to customer demand and better able to focus-in on strategic opportunities.
Forecasting demand becomes a whole lot smarter with I-Plan Demand, especially for large and geographically dispersed sales teams. It combines intuitive, browser-based collaboration with powerful data analysis to generate the most up-to-date and dependable forecasts at individual, team and group level.
For executives and top level planners, I-Plan Supply transforms S&OP and other strategic decision-making. It creates sophisticated models of your markets and production capabilities, so you can quickly and confidently analyze the cost and profit implications of the most import business decisions.
For planners, I-Plan Production is a powerful tool that finds the best ways of scheduling the coming weeks’ demand while respecting the constraints imposed by your manufacturing processes. When circumstances require major changes to production, I-Plan can create optimal new plans in minutes.
I-Plan Inventory actively manages stock across your global distribution network. It looks ahead at global demands and forecasts all the necessary product levels. Based on its view of your production schedules it works out when to place replenishment orders, to meet demand and honor SLAs at least cost.
In process industries, your staff and your customers need to know that ATP goes beyond current inventory and production. I-Plan gives you the assurance of forecasting stock at the point of delivery while also considering strategic customer/market allocations.
Whichever way you look at it, management information is now one of the critical success factors for any large complex organization. I-Plan provides custom dashboards, flexible reporting and sophisticated analytical tools for planners, managers and business leaders.
Is S&OP implementation about changing business processes, the supporting IT, or organisational change?
Inigo Bridle shares his experiences from numerous S&OP implementations, analysing the People, Process and System changes that were required to make them successful.Read more >
‘TIPS I-Plan’ – Tieto and I-Plan launch the next phase of their 10 year partnership, and set a new precedent for collaborative Integrated Business Planning solutions
Jari Kaukiainen explains the significance of this exciting new venture, and shares the ambitions that I-Plan and Tieto have for the future of their partnership, with words from Alan Cheesbrough, MD of Trading Science and Carsten Henke, Head of Production Excellence and Managing Director Tieto Germany.Read more >
Inigo Bridle shares his experiences, tips and watchout’s from ERP upgrades in the paper industry, as both a customer, and implementer of software services.Read more >