demand planning (AFP)

With all of today's market complexities, Demand Planning (formerly known as AFP), delivers competitive, real-world answers that allow you to best manage your inventory now and in the future. The solution, embedded within Microsoft Dynamics NAV, allows users to reduce inventory levels and increase profits, while concurrently improving customer satisfaction.

An accurate forecast alone cannot solve your inventory optimization needs. Execution on the Forecast or Time Phased Expected Inventory Replenishment is key to optimizing inventory. Demand Planning yields the most effective forecast and replenishment, increasing customer service levels while attaining reduced inventory.

Key Benefits and Features:

  • Enterprise-wide forecasting and replenishment

  • Execution of the forecast:

    • Vendor replenishment

    • Hub & spoke branch replenishment

    • Balancing needs with surplus and excess inventory

  • Great Customer and Vendor Collaboration

  • Container Planning

  • Reduced overall inventory investment

  • Improved Customer Service


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