Develop optimal production plans and schedules with the agility to respond to changing customer demands and market opportunities as they arise

Expedite profitable responses to unexpected market demands and solve a range of optimization problems, from the simplest to the most complex. This end-to-end supply chain optimization solution is fast, flexible, and easy-to-use.

Comprehensive and accurate forecast of market demand.

Collaborative environment increases agility to meet demand changes, enabling a truly dynamic supply chain.

  • 5-10% one time inventory reduction.
  • 5-10% ongoing inventory reduction.
  • 5-10% increase on Return on Assets (ROA).
  • 10-20% increase in asset utilization.

Supply Chain Optimisation


Supply Chain Optimisation

Collaborative Demand Manager

Manage historical data

Superior data conditioning tools in Aspen Collaborative Demand Manager identify statistical outliers and re-align history to a "current view" of the business in order to better project the desired demand pattern. Keep track of your forecast vs actual demand.

Impact Industry margins

The challenge of generating an accurate forecast is exacerbated by the unique requirements of the energy industry. Energy companies face unprecedented supply chain complexity with networks that supply hundreds of retail, wholesale, and aviation customers while increasing customer service. Visibility into terminal inventory management facilitates accurate forecasts and replenishments that translate into increased customer trust.

Automate forecast creation

A world-class statistical engine generates a forecast using embedded forecasting models, automatically selecting the method that best fits your data and reduces forecast error. Let statistics do the heavy lifting, freeing up your sales force to focus on hard-to-predict exceptions

Visualise and understand sales trends

Aspen Collaborative Demand Manager provides built-in data aggregation techniques that allow users to dynamically “slice-and-dice” history and forecast information to the desired level of detail for accurate demand forecasting.

Incorporate market intelligence using new Collaborative Forecasting

This completely redesigned and modernized version of Collaborative Forecasting allows for systematic, web-based collaboration with internal and external stakeholders and is vital to step change improvements in forecast accuracy. For existing customers of Collaborative Forecasting, this newly redesigned version uses Apache Tomcat instead of Oracle WebLogic.d.

Do forecast analysis faster and easier.

Quickly and easily get a synthesized view of your forecast accuracy and quality. With saved layouts and advanced filter capabilities, identifying and drilling-down into forecast improvement opportunities is a real snap.

Separate fact from fiction to understand demand variability.

Quickly identify the demand uncertainty that has the biggest impact on your bottom line. Use the power of Coefficient of Variance (COV) analysis to pinpoint the weakness in your forecasts and focus your demand planning efforts.

Improve efficiency of the S&OP process.

Combat demand volatility by accelerating communication of demand changes. Aspen Collaborative Demand Manager’s easy-to-use interface provides quick access to the information you need to evaluate options and react appropriately to demand increases or decreases.

Supply Chain Planner

Identify the most urgent business problems.

Advanced visual exception reporting improves your overall Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) process. Planners can quickly identify the most critical problems along with pre-configured analysis steps on how to resolve them.

Holistically optimise your global supply chain.

Build optimal procurement, production, distribution, and inventory plans in your supply chain network that profitably meet customer demand and business revenue goals. Aspen Supply Chain Planner simultaneously considers all costs and constraints to ensure global optimality of the plan.

Create, compare and choose the best scenario.

Generate optimal supply plans in seconds or minutes with Aspen Supply Chain Planner. Use powerful value-driven analysis to develop and evaluate an unlimited number of what-if scenarios to optimize inventory management, minimize transportation costs, and balance supply and demand.

Improve user productivity

An easy-to-use interface provides quick access to the most important information for faster decision-making involving your supply chain planning process. Favorite screen configurations can be saved or created on the fly, personalizing the application to the user's business needs.

Take advantage of your supply chain network.

Traditional business processes are based on single, pre-determined sources of production for a given demand. Buck tradition and re-examine where products should be made based on cost and availability, not an established 'rule of thumb'.

Model real process manufacturing constraints.

Operational constraints can vary by product and asset. Aspen Supply Chain Planner captures this level of detail needed to represent real-world capabilities with enough fidelity to accurately evaluate alternatives.

Solve larger, more complex problems in less time.

Take problem solving to the next level with new 64-bit computing. Aspen Supply Chain Planner can now fully utilize available computing capacity and alleviate memory constraints to solve larger, more complex problems in less time.

Get users up to speed faster with Online Training.

Learn basic features with computer-based training and instructional videos through “Getting Started” animated tutorials. Expand your skill set with brief 3-5 minute “Best Practice” tutorials and enter the world of true supply chain optimization.

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