Oil & Paints

Description

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.

Key Challenges

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

Solution

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

Key Benifits

Cost Savings

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

Enhanced Analytical Visibility For Demand Sensing & Error Analysis