Demand Planning Best Practice

Our Methodology

“As-is” analysis:

  • Review the current demand planning organization, data, methods, process, KPIs and tools
  • Conduct interviews with stakeholders 
  • Review current demand / product hierarchies
  • Demand planning gap analysis

“To-be” operating model:

  • Define roles and responsibilities (RACI) for demand planning leading practice
  • Create optimized demand hierarchy’s model and Demand forecast unit (DFU)
  • Smart demand segmentation method
  • Statistical ‘Best-fit’ forecasting model analysis 
  • Consensus demand plan – Advanced algorithm to generate optimal business forecast combining sales & statistical forecasts
  • Effective demand KPIs

Expected project timeline: 6 full weeks

'As-is' analysis
We map out the current state by looking at your people, processes, data and technology and industry benchmark
Maturity & gaps valuation
We will score each supply chain pillar using our best-practice proprietary maturity model and evaluate opportunities and present insights
'To be' model design
According to the gaps, opportunities and the industry best-practice, we will build a custom-made operating model which will enhance your capabilities across people, processes and technology
Implementation roadmap
We will map out for you a detailed implementation roadmap with a clear timeline, implications, and transformation phases