Business Challenge

Clearwater Paper needed to align their production processes with market demand to distribute production capacity to each segment of the market in order that sales teams could maximise volumes against most profitable business without compromising customer service.

Business Benefits

  • Improved demand forecast accuracy
  • Sales team accountability for their projections
  • Alignment of production plans with sales commitments
  • Extensive reporting, KPI’s and business information for tight control

The I-Plan Solution

The I-Plan solution implemented is a collaborative demand planning and inventory replenishment solution that allows each sales manager to view and edit their demand projections based on market intelligence and to combine these views of demand into a viable production schedule for use by production planners.  The solution utilised the following I-Plan modules:-

I-Plan Demand

I-Plan Production

I-Plan Inventory

Message Router

 

Partner Integrated Solutions

❖  Elixir Sales and Production Planning from Majiq