Oil & Paints
The company is engaged in manufacture and sale of range of decorative & industrial paints, adhesives and tools. It is one of the Top 5 paints companies in Asia with operations in 16 countries with 24 manufacturing facilities servicing consumers in over 65 countries.
The company’s international business was operating with central desktop planning system that meant manual spreadsheet and email based collaboration and compilation of forecast.
Company was looking for a cloud based planning system to decentralize planning and seamlessly collaborate with country operations and improve efficiency.
Desktop Single Forecasting System
Single desktop based planning Additional resource reqmt to run and collaborate with countries
Manual Data Compilation
Export and Import of spreadsheets No override reason capturing Email based collaboration
Limited Reporting & Analysis
Only error reporting No analysis No FVA for process improvement
Standard Online System Across Globe
Cloud based low cost planning tool No capex investment. Plug & play Decentralized Planning
Online Collaboration And Interaction
Org & role based access Online override and comments No excel no emails
Online BI Platform for Reporting & Analytics
Online interactive planning reports Trend, Seasonality & Error Analysis Automated inventory calculations
Reduction in central resource time and need for data compilation Savings from investing in desktop system for each country Savings from Capex
High Process Efficiency
Demand sensing with capturing local information
Powerful forecast leading to reduction in error