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Inventory Optimization: Inventory Supply Chain Management

Manhattan Associates’ Inventory Optimization solution suite offers several best-in-class software systems designed to handle the most complex retail, wholesale and multi-channel inventory management challenges. Built on a unique Supply Chain Process Platform, our inventory supply chain management software provides customized, automated inventory optimization strategies that are tailored to each customer’s specific business issues and objectives.

With Inventory Optimization, you can set channel-specific service levels so that web, call center and store orders can each be filled from the sources and at the times you determine. In addition, our powerful, yet easy-to-use inventory supply chain management tools allow you to see inventory across your extended network—no matter how many channels, partners, product SKUs or outlets you have.

Multi-Echelon is designed to solve the thorny problems that occur when a distribution network has multiple nodes /echelons in their supply chain between the supplier and end point. This effective inventory management solution automates the recognition and resolution of conflicts among the echelons involving planning, forecasting, replenishment, service level goals, overstocks and inventory allocations.

Vendor Managed Inventory gives trading partners access to inventory data and enables them to manage product shipments and improve in-stock performance. With automated processes for placing orders, receiving shipments, invoicing and bill payment based on shared, real-time inventory metrics, VMI allows suppliers, wholesalers, and retailers to work together more effectively to optimize inventory levels and maximize return on investment.

Replenishment (for inventory) accurately predicts inventory needs and dynamically adapts to changing demand patterns across your entire distribution network. At the heart of Replenishment is a sophisticated statistical demand forecasting engine that combines proven forecasting techniques with demand cleansing, day-of-the-week and seasonal profiling tools to generate the highest return on investment. Our advanced forecasting formulas and optimization technologies can efficiently manage thousands of SKUs per location to dramatically reduce inventory levels and achieve significant reductions in per-unit inventory replenishment costs.

Demand Forecasting produces the optimal forecast input for merchandise planning solutions and inventory optimization.

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