Aggregate Forecast Management

Peak supply chain visibility and control.

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A bird’s eye view of your aggregated demand forecast. Simulate adjustments and make changes to ensure precise demand and supply alignment.

See the forecast through the trees with aggregate forecast management.

Most inventory forecasting and planning solutions force you into the weeds, which shields you from seeing the bigger picture. That’s why Blue Ridge developed aggregate forecast management, enabling you to gain the high-level perspective needed to see how individual item forecasts and plans roll-up to the bigger picture and determine where adjustments need to be made.

Aggregate forecasting and planning enables users to manage large volumes of items grouped across logical, user-determined intersections such as location, category, and more.

Aggregate Forecast Management
Aggregate Forecast Management (AFM)

Simulate, Adjust & Profit – the inventory forecasting and planning control you’ve always needed.

Aggregate forecast management is more than just an aggregate view of your future demand and current supply situation.  This strategic forecasting and planning tool enables users to Simulate potential adjustments that would affect the demand plan before processing the adjustment to improve the top and bottom line.

Some common scenarios include:

  • Creating promotions when sales are forecasted to fall short of company goals
  • Responding rapidly to demand fluctuations
  • Incorporating market knowledge and human input into the forecasting process
  • Identifying and capitalizing on patterns affecting particular categories and locations
Aggregate Forecast Management

Do you need help with...

  • Managing demand for large volumes of items?
  • Understanding logical item groupings?
  • Visualizing future demand at a categorical level?
  • Seeing demand requirements at an aggregate level?
  • Making broad-stroke adjustments to the forecast?
  • Simulating the effect of demand forecast adjustments?

Ready to learn what aggregate forecast management can do for you?

Our unique aggregate forecasting and planning precision is your unfair advantage.

Blue Ridge helps retailers and distributors capitalize on richer, customer transaction data that is available today to generate precise supply chain planning recommendations. You get the visibility and control to ensure product availability, prevent out of stocks and eliminate excess inventory.

By analyzing every individual customer transaction to understand the why’s behind demand, you achieve unparalleled precision that drives sustainable results.

A 2016 Gartner
Magic Quadrant Leader

Customers continue to act faster, expect more, and buy in completely new ways, making precision and visibility more necessary than ever. Get this Gartner research that shows 7 Keys to increasing sales and margin and the supply chain planning magic quadrant.

Why is Gartner’s perspective important? Gartner provides an unbiased, research-backed view of Blue Ridge’s ability to execute as well as completeness of vision. We’re honored to be positioned as Leaders, and as the foremost retail and distribution focused provider we are eager to prove what we can do for your business. Take a look at the report and get in touch to see the impact we can make on your sales and bottom line.

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Your Customers Can't Wait, and Neither Should You...

See Results in Months Not Years

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Increased Sales growth 10%+
Achieved Order fill rate 95%+
Lowest Backorders in company history

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Increased Service Level 99.65%
Decreased Overstock 25%
Decreased Lost sales 10%
Increased Time available 40%

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Increased Service Levels 2.5%
Decreased Excess Inventory 10%
Maintained Stock Levels
Decreased Out-of-stocks

Seamless Applications Enable Total Success

You choose the applications you need, and you get one solution configured specifically for your business.

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Demand Forecasting

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Demand Planning

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Aggregate Forecasting & Planning

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Replenishment Optimization

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Multi-Echelon Inventory Optimization

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Supply Planning

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Allocation

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Collaborative Planning

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S&OP

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Supply Chain Analytics