sofco, a leading provider of integrated and collaborative End-to-End Planning Solutions for the Consumer Goods and Manufacturing sectors, announces that Saft SAS go live with sofco Supply Planning at their first 2 sites, 9 months after selecting sofco to power their Planning Project.
For over 100 years, Saft a wholly-owned subsidiary of Total, have been specialising in advanced technology battery solutions for industry, from the design and development to the production, customisation and service provision. Their longer-lasting batteries and systems have provided critical safety applications, back-up power and propulsion for its customers from the Arctic Circle to the Sahara Desert.
Saft were looking for a system to accurately plan and resource production and supply capabilities across differing market sectors which included having detailed operational plans at production resource level giving Saft a Sales & Operations Planning overview at a strategic level.
Saft selected: sofco Demand Planning, sofco Supply Planning; Available to Promise (ATP); Capable to Promise (CTP) and WIP Management. After going live, the system handles over 29,000 active products, 187,000 Bills of Material Items and 138 separate manufacturing processes.
sofco Supply Planning gives Saft an in-depth Sales and Operational overview detailing capacity utilisation, Available to Promise (ATP) and Capable to Promise (CTP), along with a detailed Production Plan based on capacity and material availability across multiple manufacturing divisions. Since going live Saft now have accurate and achievable planning with targeted reductions in inventory and Work in Progress (WIP).
About sofco Limited
sofco is a leading provider of integrated and collaborative End-to-End Planning Software Solutions for the Consumer Goods and Manufacturing sectors. The sofco suite of application solutions cover the key operational processes of Demand Planning, Trade Promotions Planning, Supply Planning (Production, Procurement, Distribution & Inventory), Production Scheduling as well as the strategic processes of Sales & Operations Planning and Integrated Business Planning.
sofco serves leading global organisations including manufacturers and distributors of many household brands as well as industrial and other manufactured goods, providing an End-to-End Planning and Supply Chain Visibility solution which also fully supports 'Operational Analytics' including 'What If' scenario-based planning and supply chain financial view. Whether on site or in the cloud, our customers have seen significant benefits from reduction in inventory, reduction in stock-outs for fast-moving goods, increased product availability and a reduction in working capital, through our focus on eliminating unnecessary cost and complexity without sacrificing functionality or business results.