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Inventory Planner

The supply chain product suite of Anicca provides algorithms for demand forecasting, recommended buy, lead & cycle time, margin, and revenue optimization.

Sales and Market Influencer data driven inventory planning with feedback mechanism

The supply chain product suite of Anicca provides algorithms for demand forecasting, recommended buy, lead & cycle time, margin, and revenue optimization. A simulation module to trace the saw-tooth for replenishment and sell-through for allocation inventory paints complete product journey. The plug-ins to order management system and fulfillment facility carves the path for end-to-end process map.

Demand Forecasting

Forecasting demand at various product hierarchy levels. Customized data pipeline to read the product hierarchy and produce forecast. An event & market intelligence based forecasting approach to address volatality in demand.

  • Hierarchical forecast for planning 

  • Uncertainity bounds to address market volatality 

  • Accuracy measurements for performance

Replenishment System

Merchandise planning & reorder quantity products using economic order quantity and weeks of cover modules. Using Anicca's Replenishment algorithm, buyers & planners have ability to make decisions based on product turns and payment terms.​

  • Demand Forecasting of products & items(with size)

  • Lead time prediction & variance

  • Order cycle analysis

Recommend Buy & Sell through analysis 

Recommended buy quantities are calculated based on on-hand, on-order inventory, and lead time level forecast. An optimal recommendation of quantity by time is developed to facilitate purchase-order planning.

  • Recommended buy quantities at SKU level

  • Final quantities for placing PO

  • Sell through analytics dashboard

  • API integration to transactional systems

Alert and Simulation Engine

Simulation models to capture demand influencing factors and adjust forecast along with recommended buy. Alerting mechanism to notify product inventory levels

  • Demand variance-based sell through projection

  • Identify and augment out of stock scenarios

  • Proactive aged inventory mapping

  • Gauging Lost opportunity

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