News

18th November 2020

sofco Supply Planning V11.1 is released
sofco Supply Planning V11.1

sofco, a leading provider of integrated and collaborative End-to-End Planning Solutions for the Consumer Goods and Manufacturing sectors, announces the release of sofco Supply Planning Version 11.1. sofco aim to deliver innovative enhancements that are designed to improve the supply planning experience for our customers.

Feature
Description
New Functionality
  • Unified application and Database for all planning functions
  • New Data Navigator and Drill Down
  • New Planning Algorithm with simplified User Parameters
  • Improved Algorithm Performance
  • Unified KPI’s, Exceptions and Dashboards across all modules in Suite
  • Exceptions Diagnosis – direct navigation to Root Cause
  • Algorithm Results Logic Explorer i.e. Why did it plan like this?
  • Unified Analysis and Reporting across all modules in Suite with integration into Power BI
  • Insights – Machine Learning advises changes to Parameters, Rules and Algorithm Type in order to improve results
  • Improvements to Time Phased Routings
  • New Shelf Life functionality
Technology
  • HTML 5 Technology
  • Microsoft SQL Server/Microsoft Azure SQL
  • On Premise, Hosted or Cloud Deployment
  • Active Directory Integration
  • Office 365 Integration
User Interface (Web & Device)
  • Supports all modern Browsers e.g. Edge, Chrome etc
  • Apple and Android Tablet Devices
Flexible Environment
  • Multi Users System
  • Multi Language - Application and Data localisation
  • Multi Currency
  • Multi Unit of Measure
  • Multiple Dimensions e.g. Product, Market, Warehouse, Plant, Vendor, Time
  • User definable Hierarchies in and across all dimensions
  • Single site or Multi-Sites/Region/Country/Continent operation
Existing sofco Functionality
The system will contain the existing sofco Supply Planning functionality:
  • Production, Resource, Inventory, Distribution and Procurement Planning
  • Full Routings, BOM and Parameters capability to model a customer’s real Supply Chain environment
  • Algorithms that consider Constraints as either Finite or Infinite as required
  • Consideration of Shelf Life
  • KPI's and Exceptions
  • Scenario Planning

New Functionality
  • Unified application and Database for all planning functions
  • New Data Navigator and Drill Down
  • New Planning Algorithm with simplified User Parameters
  • Improved Algorithm Performance
  • Unified KPI’s, Exceptions and Dashboards across all modules in Suite
  • Exceptions Diagnosis – direct navigation to Root Cause
  • Algorithm Results Logic Explorer i.e. Why did it plan like this?
  • Unified Analysis and Reporting across all modules in Suite with integration into Power BI
  • Insights – Machine Learning advises changes to Parameters, Rules and Algorithm Type in order to improve results
  • Improvements to Time Phased Routings
  • New Shelf Life functionality

Technology
  • HTML 5 Technology
  • Microsoft SQL Server/Microsoft Azure SQL
  • On Premise, Hosted or Cloud Deployment
  • Active Directory Integration
  • Office 365 Integration

User Interface (Web & Device)
  • Supports all modern Browsers e.g. Edge, Chrome etc
  • Apple and Android Tablet Devices

Flexible Environment
  • Multi Users System
  • Multi Language - Application and Data localisation
  • Multi Currency
  • Multi Unit of Measure
  • Multiple Dimensions e.g. Product, Market, Warehouse, Plant, Vendor, Time
  • User definable Hierarchies in and across all dimensions
  • Single site or Multi-Sites/Region/Country/Continent operation

Existing sofco Functionality
The system will contain the existing sofco Supply Planning functionality:
  • Production, Resource, Inventory, Distribution and Procurement Planning
  • Full Routings, BOM and Parameters capability to model a customer’s real Supply Chain environment
  • Algorithms that consider Constraints as either Finite or Infinite as required
  • Consideration of Shelf Life
  • KPI's and Exceptions
  • Scenario Planning


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.





Sofco Limited
sofco is also an & Distribution partner
sofco Limited is a company registered in England and Wales
Company Number 11018126





Sofco Limited
sofco is also an & Distribution partner
sofco Limited is a company registered in England and Wales
Company Number 11018126