Founded in 1906, Osaka Japan. Rihachi Mizuno and his younger brother Rizo found MIZUNO Brothers Ltd. in Osaka. This was the start of the 100 years journey to pursue perfection.

MAKING SPORTING GOODS - Through continuous improvement
The difference between something good and something great is attention to detail. Mizuno not only supports sporting activities by offering better sporting goods but also develops products and services that make the most of the value of sports and actively spread that in daily life.

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Company

  • Pursuing Perfection Since 1906
  • The Mizuno Group, comprising Mizuno Corporation and its 13 subsidiaries, is primarily engaged in the manufacturing and marketing of sporting goods.

Objectives

  • Achieve high levels of supply security for saleable end items
  • To support the continuation of repeatable demand patterns from the past onto future items
  • To support Product Structures for a high turnover of SKU numbers in the Apparel industry
  • Aggregate & disaggregate demand at the most appropriate levels through Products, Markets and Customers
  • To integrate with the Mizuno ERP system for customers, sales, items & forecast
  • Be the basis for Distribution Requirements Planning
  • Supply an intuitive user interface
  • Be an integral part of company S&OP process by feeding relevant data to a management dashboard

Solution

  • Best Fit Statistical Forecasting for Continuity Products
  • Split to Size
  • Distributor Collaboration via Portal to: Publish current Range and Forecast by SKU per Distributor
  • Collection Rounding
  • Forecast Review
  • Output to JDE to drive DRP

Results

  • Improved Forecast Accuracy
  • More efficient working with Distributors
  • Reduced Cycle time for Forecasting process
  • Seamless Integration with ERP





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