Plan: demand planningPlanning and forecasting for demand-driven supply chains
We connect our clients to accurate, timely forecast-, stock-, order- and shipment data, and help supply chain stakeholders use the facts to take control of production scheduling, better manage shipments, and reduce inventory stockouts and product obsolescence.
Our planning services include:
We use treatment guidelines to help clients forecast quantities of health products for a specific population.
We arrange procurement, cognizant of lead times, to ensure deliveries occur as planned.
We plan shipment quantities and schedule delivery dates to maintain inventory within stocking parameters.
We provide visibility into forecasting and supply planning to all stakeholders through our digital network.
Demand-driven supply chains improve:
- Real-time visibility
- Stock velocity
- Procurement best practices
- Resource mobilization
- Production scheduling
- Health program scale-up
- Effective use of budgets
Demand-driven supply chains reduce:
- Inventory stockouts
- Product expiry
- Stock variability
- Interruption in patient treatment
- Emergency shipments
- Inappropriate drug substitutions
- Supply chain costs
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