Date Added: Jan 2011
The client is a Fortune 50 consumer goods company. A market leader in its business space, it has a century old tradition of transforming innovative ideas into leading products and services. The client had deployed a stand-alone ERP, Supply Chain Management (SCM), Transportation Management, and Order Management solutions to support its operations. However, optimum replenishment levels could not be determined due to non-availability of inputs like lead time and its variation, mean demand and forecast error. Sensitive to the client's concern about the erosion of bottomline and dip in service levels, Patni designed a solution that leveraged the existing IT assets, while improving replenishment planning at each of the 50 distribution centers.