The I-Plan Solution
I-Plan Supply and Demand Planning were the basis of the solution with collaborative forecasting driving the supply network optimisation model. Solving the problem involved optimising many 10’s of thousands of constraints and variables across multi-time periods, allowing the business to model alternative scenarios and ultimately release the agreed solution to fine planning and trim optimisation tools from Greycon for real time execution. The solution utilised the following I-Plan modules:-
Supply Chain Standard magazine has announced that Mondi Business Paper has won the European Supply Chain Excellence Award 2008 in the Aerospace, Defence and Industrial category. Mondi also came second overall. In a category dominated by high scoring German companies, Mondi was considered by the judges to be the only company that demonstrated it had a truly end-to-end solution. The company has successfully completed a supply chain transformation, starting with a new and well-devised supply chain strategy.
“What they have done that is really innovative for their sector is that they have defined customers more deeply. For example, they do collaborative planning with certain business partners, which has meant that they have had to improve their own forecasting and planning,” say the Judges.
Partner Integrated Solutions and Services
❖ S-Plan from Greycon for fine planning
❖ X-Trim from Greycon to solve the cutting stock problem
❖ Accenture for business process change management
❖ Greycon for specialist mathematical optimisation support