Originally founded in 1993 as Advanced Planning Systems, Demand Works provides demand and supply planning solutions that deliver large-scale improvements in forecast accuracy, coordination and asset deployment. Demand Works is exclusively focused on the areas of forecasting, demand management and supply planning, and we support hundreds of companies throughout the United States, Canada, Latin America, Europe and other parts of the world. Our customers include manufacturers and distributors of many household brands as well as countless industrial and other manufactured goods. The company’s principals are respected leaders in the sales and operations planning area, and the software solutions reflect their innovative thinking.
Demand Works has taken a holistic approach toward eliminating unnecessary cost and complexity without sacrificing functionality or business results. The engineering is top-notch, leveraging the most exciting forecasting, multidimensional database and planning technologies. Demand Works invented many leading practices in the industry, most notably a technology called Pivot Forecasting® that makes it possible for businesses to forecast and automatically synchronize plans at any level of product, manufacturing or channel aggregation in real-time.
By combining innovative solutions engineering and business practices, Demand Works is changing the way people think about best-in-class demand and supply planning software.
S&OP planning includes an updated forecast that leads to a sales plan, production plan, inventory plan, customer lead time (backlog) plan, new product development plan, strategic initiative plan and…
Live or Die Lean
Meeting customer demand especially is important when health care facilities rely on your product to perform lifesaving procedures. In the past, Conmed leaders had achieved operational efficiencies with a lean manufacturing initiative. To further level production, optimize inventories, and fine-tune demand-flow rates, executives decided to enhance their sales and operations planning (S&OP) process