Anaplan Optimizer: Learn how to Optimize your Supply Chain process with Anaplan
The management of supply chain and demand planning is becoming increasingly complex due to the globalization and supply chain impacting events such as tariffs and COVID-19 pandemic crisis. Supply Chain and Procurement teams are under increasing pressure to streamline supply chain activities while ensuring cost containment and the process continue to improve. Companies must take full view of their supply chain activities in times of crisis and ensure company profitability. The supply chain team must be able to compare different scenarios and run what-if analysis. Can the team close a distribution center, or should open a new one? What if, a supplier cannot provide the agreed level of units?
The Anaplan Optimizer model is intended to solve end-to-end (E2E) supply chain challenges. It can help companies to get their E2E costs under control. Supply chain team can optimize their activities and meet the demand of customers using Anaplan. The model considers, but is not limited to – transport costs, production costs, capacity of production plants and distribution centers as well as location of suppliers.
This model supports 335 customers, 50 distribution centers, 20 production plants, and 130 supplier’s distribution centers. On top, there are 4 SKUs that could be made from 12 raw materials and 4 different packaging types. This means that there are 2.7 trillion possibilities, without any constraints added to solve an issue. Anaplan Optimizer will do that for you!
You will learn:
- Challenges of managing the demand between customer sites, production plants, and distribution centers
- How to minimize supply chain cost for multiple scenarios in a matter of seconds
- How to compare your Supply Chain scenarios
Thijs Spruijt has 20+ years of experience in complex multidimensional planning and budget model building. His main expertise lies in TM1 but next to this he’s skilled in other tools such as Vena and Anaplan.
Thijs is known for working very secure and creating the most reliable solutions for any of a companies planning, budgeting or forecasting needs.
Master Anaplanner Sonum International
Andris combines his experience in supply chain and data analysis to form a unique skill set that can support wide variety of business problems where logic and data proficiency is key for success.
Being able to think outside of the box, Andris is able to efficiently combine tools to find effective and robust solutions. He is known for being client focused and will go the extra mile to accomplish any challenges that a client faces.
Anaplan Solution Architect at Sonum International
Miel is an project manager with 20+ years of experience in various business segments with an emphasis on business process improvements and big data. He is a very analytic person with passion to resolve complex problems in many different systems.
Within Sonum he is now developing in the building and designing of Anaplan models to bring more efficient solutions to our clients.
Sign up for our mailing list so you don’t miss out on any of our upcoming events!
Read more articles
For the first time, Anaplan has been named a Leader in the 2022 Gartner Magic Quadrant™ for Supply Chain Planning Solutions.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is booming the last decade. The options seem limitless, the potential is huge, the gains are substantial and therefore the current investments are enormous.
Learn how the elevation of sales and operational planning to integrated business planning can bring value to your business.
Almost a year after our Polish team established itself in Warsaw, they collaborated on an article in the Polish edition of Forbes. This article details how Excel can no longer be used as a viable tool for business planning.
During this session, we discussed how the hyper-growing company, Rohlik used Anaplan to provide them agility in their FP&A processes.
During this session, we discussed how we helped the global chocolate producer; Natra in implementing Anaplan to optimize their demand forecasting processes.
In recognition of International Women's Day, Master Anaplanner Alexandru Pavel shares his tips on how to #BreakTheBias during the recruitment process.
Learn how you can combine key elements of your demand planning process into a single collaborative and scalable planning model using Anaplan