NGC’s annual Advisory Board meeting is by invitation only and open to NGC’s client Executive members. Executive committee members will meet to offer expert advice, share latest challenges facing the industry and provide guidance to the latest solutions. Discussions will include Andromeda latest enhancements, product roadmap and open discussions on software recommendations. NGC values the feedback from each executive board member and is committed to building solutions that help meet today’s industry challenges.
Uncovering Sources of Growth with Advanced Analytics
For more than half a century, Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics has been an industry leader in the overhaul, exchange, repair, design and manufacturing of aircraft instruments, avionics and advanced power solutions.
In this session, Director of Supply Chain Marissa Williams will walk through Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics’ success story of implementing Halo Advanced Analytics. Learn how Mid-Continent quickly adopted Halo Advanced Analytics throughout the organization, uncovering sources of growth with benefits in many areas including:
Leveraging the Power of an Integrated Supply Chain
Glen Raven is a global provider of innovative fabric-based solutions for applications in the awning, marine, furniture, flooring, protective, military and geosynthetic markets. In this session, Director of Planning Ajay Bhardwaj and his team will talk about how the company deployed Logility Voyager Solutions™ to transform its digital supply chain process including demand, inventory and supply planning to grow top-line revenue efficiently and increase service levels to customers without increasing inventories.
Learn how Glen Raven uses Logility Voyager Solutions™ to:
Create a single, integrated business and operating plan
Increase sales by 13% with no increase in inventory
Manage Increased complexity (SKU counts at multiple levels in the BOM)
Panel: Learn How to Buy Smarter. Service Better. Profit More.
Successful distributors must do more than consider last year’s purchases or a three-week trend or a ‘good’ buy. They must analyze the entire supply chain including market demand, inventory investments, shipping options and customer services goals. This panel session features perspectives from multiple distribution companies who will discuss how to:
Deliver a higher customer service level at a lower cost
Create better plans by product, customer, channel and geography
Reduce safety stock levels through better demand visibility and inventory management
Rationalize a broad portfolio of fast and slow moving products
How Expiry Planning Helped Siemens Healthineers Reduce Writeoffs
Waste: Every manufacturer and distributor is concerned about it to some degree—but for some companies, it can be the difference between profitability and financial crisis. With good expiry planning, you can sell more and discard less for a healthier bottom line. Find out how Siemens Healthineers used the expiry planning functionality that’s built into Demand Solutions DSX to make better use of its inventory and reduce costly writeoffs.
Simplifying the Complex with Advanced Planning and Scheduling
Founded in 1899, Sonoco Products Company is one of the world’s largest makers of industrial and consumer packaging used by the food, consumer products, construction and automotive industries.
Oracle Systems Manager Jim Raz will discuss how Sonoco optimized its planning and scheduling process across its manufacturing network and multiple divisions to gain flexibility, greater visibility and improved customer service levels.
Learn how Sonoco uses Logility Voyager Advanced Planning and Scheduling™ to:
Optimize schedules based on machine, personnel, tooling, and inventory constraints
Compress lead times and increased reliable product availability
While a majority of retailers recognizes the importance of a synchronized retail merchandise planning, assortment, allocation and store replenishment process, many have yet to implement a unified approach across all channels. How does your planning process measure up? This panel discussion features retailers who will share insights on the status of unified commerce efforts in their organizations.
On Target Sales Inventory Operations Planning (SIOP)
Leupold & Stevens, Inc. manufactures telescopic and red dot sights, spotting scopes and binoculars. In this session, Senior Forecast Analyst Jay Schmidt will discuss how this traditional manufacturing company built a sophisticated supply chain planning process that enabled it to shorten execution lead times, gain flexibility and quickly react to changing market conditions.
Learn how Leupold & Stevens uses Logility Voyager Solutions™ to:
Increase finished goods inventory turns and improve customer service levels
Streamline forecast management and accuracy
Manage product life-cycles and accelerate new product introductions
Protect Your Brand: Vendor Compliance throughout the Supply Chain
PVH is a diversified global apparel company, with over $9 billion in revenue and businesses in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America. In this session, Lamont Wharton, VP of IT at PVH, will discuss how PVH manages the complexities of vendor compliance and product quality across all its brands with NGC’s Andromeda Vendor Compliance and Quality Control. Learn how PVH is using Andromeda to:
Streamline vendor processes with a centralized system of record for vendor onboarding and management
Drive continuous improvement in factories through Good Manufacturing Practice audits
Manage the quality inspection process by leveraging common data and processes across every region and improving visibility
Allow more comprehensive measurement of data, reporting and communications for environmental compliance
Don’t miss the reception in our Solutions Expo where you’ll have the opportunity to mix and mingle with other supply chain professionals and Velocity staff while learning more about new solutions and services. Complimentary drinks and appetizers along with a DJ and raffle make this an event that can’t be missed!
Innovate, Disrupt and Scale the Digital Supply Chain
Supply chains must continuously evolve to support customer-centric business models that converge business processes, analytics, big data, and IoT. This new foundation will enable organizations to automate and accelerate information, goods, and services. Leverage actions by leaders and the latest industry insights to make your digital supply chain a practical reality.
Don't miss the live presentation of the 2019 Accelerator Awards, recognizing customer projects that resulted in significant business impact by deploying Voyager Solutions, Demand Solutions, NGC and/or Halo solutions to solve specific business challenges. The one customer who has experienced the most significant business transformation will receive the highly coveted Velocity award. Nominations are open until January 13, 2019.
By invitation only. Includes lunch and a executive-level presentation by Amber Salley, Gartner. Participants have the opportunity to engage with our keynote speaker and ask specific questions, as well as network with executive peers and establish relationships that can extend well beyond the conference.
Make Better Decisions, Faster: Using Supply Chain Analytics to Improve Decision Making
Big data – both structured and unstructured – inundates the supply chain each day. Learn how advanced analytics, embedded within all Andromeda modules, can spot trends and prescribe the optimal decisions faster than ever.
Sensient Colors is a leading global manufacturer of natural and synthetic color solutions for food and beverage, cosmetic, pharmaceutical, specialty inks and industrial applications. It has customers in more than 150 countries. Sensient uses segmentation to efficiently leverage market intelligence to improve forecast quality and collaboration for a demand-driven, integrated business planning initiative resulting in higher forecast accuracy, synchronized supply and optimized inventory investments to cost-effectively boost customer service. In this session, Sensient Supply Chain Director Gian Leocata will explain how Logility Voyager Solutions™ have helped improve overall forecast accuracy and portfolio rationalization.
Learn how Sensient uses Logility Voyager Solutions to efficiently segment data resulting in:
Enhanced collection and visibility of market intelligence
More near real-time data points available for enhanced forecasting, planning and inventory management
Inventory Planning – A New Look at the Safety Stock Process
Safety stock causes headaches for most manufacturers and distributors—but it doesn’t have to. In this customer case study, you’ll learn how one company thought outside the box to optimize its safety stock levels and deliver lasting benefits to the bottom line.
This introductory supply optimization session focuses on showing you how to use Logility Voyager Manufacturing Planning and Scheduling™ to slash manufacturing planning time, and to increase throughput, and fill rates by creating production plans that support new product introductions, achieve true least-cost, least-change manufacturing, and establish realistic inventory limits across single or multiple plants. Topics to be covered include:
This multi-brand fashion retail company has expanded to a network of more than 340 stores in nine countries. To support its rapid growth and global network, it deployed Logility Voyager Solutions™ to accelerate retail forecasting, allocation and replenishment.
Learn how this retail powerhouse automates replenishment using forecasting trends to:
Create a style color level forecast at the store location
Accurately forecast seasonality at each store
Understand global fashion trends, growth and retail network needs
Tillamook County Creamery Association prides itself on its commitment to bringing to market the most consistent, best tasting, highest quality dairy products made in the most natural way possible. Tillamook has recently taken its offerings national which required the addition of multiple manufacturing and distribution points as well as the need to transform its supply chain. In this session, Senior Planning Manager Elaine Videau and her team will talk about how the company transformed its team and technology to grow topline revenue while consistently delivering a 99% or above fill rate and accelerating inventory turns.
Learn how the Tillamook County Creamery Association uses Logility Voyager Solutions™ to:
Accelerate finished goods inventory turns
Increase visibility of new items across production locations
Using Collaboration to Improve your Forecast Accuracy
Could your sales team be the key to improving your forecast accuracy? Join us to find out how a leading Demand Solutions customer used a highly collaborative approach to involve the sales organization in its planning processes—and then held sales reps accountable for the forecast that resulted. This customer-led session will give you a new perspective on what it means to work together to boost the bottom line.
Achieving Complete Visibility into Operations with Advanced Analytics
Founded in 1955, Aaron's, Inc. is a leading omnichannel provider of lease-purchase solutions, and owns the Aaron’s, Progressive Leasing and HELPcard brands. Aaron’s engages in the sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories through its more than 1,860 company-operated and franchised stores across 47 states and Canada, as well as its e-commerce platform, aarons.com.
In this session, Aaron’s Inc. Chief Information Officer John Trainor explains how Halo’s strong data consolidation capabilities and data quality controls allow his organization to blend and cleanse their data, providing a single version of the truth and enabling the organization to:
Analyze data and transform it into actionable insights
Accelerate supply chain and retail planning initiatives
Make data-driven decisions across multiple departments
One of the most recognized apparel brands, Haggar Clothing Co. has been crafting comfortable, high-quality men's clothing since 1926. Haggar is a top US distributor for casual pants, shorts, dress pants and suit separates. Since 2010 the company has relied on Logility to help it manage inventory and working capital and to gain visibility into its complex supply chain. In this session, Vice President of Planning Pravin Rangachari will discuss how the company has created supply chain processes that improve fill rates, reduce excess and optimize inventory.
Learn how Haggar uses Logility Voyager Solutions™ to:
Maintain visibility across a global omni-channel network of retailers, etailers and owned stores
Manage multiple customer programs including wholesale, direct to consumer, and vendor managed inventory
Improve forecast accuracy to meet ever-increasing customer demands despite supply complexity including multi-stage, long lead time, global production
This session will demonstrate the capabilities of Logility Voyager Solutions™ global supply chain views combining a holistic picture of demand, future orders, inventory on hand and projected over a chosen horizon. A key principle of capacity planning, matching demand to supply, stresses the importance of making choices. It’s necessary to match overall portfolio demand with capabilities and capacity supplied by existing teams in the short-term while shaping both the demand and supply sides of the portfolio for the long-term. You will learn:
How to create a holistic view of your supply chain plan
The value and perspective of seeing your supply chain data at a 10,000 foot level
How a graphical picture of your supply chain can point out the obvious!
Until recently, capacity planning involved multiple databases. We’ve rewritten Demand Solutions APS to enable you to run capacity planning and finite scheduling in the same database. Join us to learn how this new feature—and our enhanced look and feel—can help you streamline your manufacturing optimization processes.
Today’s merchandising, development and sourcing teams face many challenges when creating and commercializing a product line. In this panel discussion, you’ll learn how Canada Goose and DXL Group are using NGC’s Andromeda Product Lifecycle Management solution to become more efficient, collaborate more closely with their vendors, and share product data throughout the entire supply chain. Learn how these companies use Andromeda Product Lifecycle Management to:
Streamline product development to respond faster and meet customer demand
Centralize data and information in one platform, removing excess external documents, automating data and reducing manual processes
Track progress, predict unexpected delays and keep all departments on the same page in real-time
Ensure products are on time, on trend and on budget
Red Wing Shoes is a leading purpose-built footwear and apparel company with products sold in 150+ countries. In this session, Demand Planning Manager Mallery Dosdall will discuss how the company has created a perfectly fashioned sales inventory and operations planning (SIOP) process to support the acceleration of its demand-driven supply chain in order to achieve increased forecast accuracy, reduce inventory improve fill rates and boost collaborative visibility with suppliers.
Learn how Red Wing Shoes uses Logility Voyager Solutions™ to:
Achieve operational excellence through supply chain processes
Fashion a perfectly fitting demand-driven supply chain
To stay competitive, this specialty goods company needed to do a better job anticipating market changes rather than reacting to them. Using Logility Voyager Solutions, it now has greater visibility into customer demands, product and material requirements, and the actions needed at any given time by suppliers and manufacturing to satisfy market demand. Attend this session to hear how to:
Respond to dynamic market demand faster
Manage inventory at customer locations and guarantee a rapid replenishment cycle
Anticipate and resolve situations where supply and demand are out of balance
Use continuous replenishment strategies such as VMI, ECR and CPFR
Supply Chain Data Integration Drives 20/20 Visibility
A leading global manufacturer of contact lenses, CooperVision sells up to 1.3 million unique contact lens configurations every six months. Growing through acquisition, CooperVision inherited several different ERP systems, and supply chain planning was performed locally, with no visibility across the company’s global locations. In this session, Senior Manager, Global Supply Chain Systems Mike Datovech will talk about how CooperVision has used Logility Voyager AdapLink™ to integrate 16 ERP systems to support global visibility of inventory, supply and demand plans creating a more connected enterprise.
Learn how CooperVision uses Logility Voyager Solutions™ to:
Integrate 16 ERP platforms without the custom effort and cost
Achieve near real-time bi-directional integration between enterprise systems and Logility Solutions
Scale and adapt to new business requirements seamlessly
Shaping Future Demand with Multi-Variate Demand Signal Management
Multi-Variate Demand Signal Management (MDSM) takes a more proactive approach than basing inventory and replenishment on shipment data – it gives better access to downstream data, analysis and insights to make decisions ahead of the demand curve. More than forecasting trends and seasonality, it is about identifying and measuring market signals, then using those signals to shape future demand.
In this session you will learn how to integrate all relevant demand signals into a single source of truth and perform predictive and visual analytics that improve forecast quality and uncover insights to make decisions ahead of the demand curve.
Optimizing Forecasting and Replenishment in a Seasonal Business
How can distributors optimize forecasting and replenishment in Demand Solutions DSX? Join us to find out. We'll provide an overview of the successes and challenges that a distributor of ceramics, glassware, and home décor products experienced when it implemented DSX. You'll learn about the unique processes this company developed for managing new item forecasting and replenishment, shipping container loading, and overstock transfers.
McCormick & Company manufactures, markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavorful products to the entire food industry including retail outlets, food manufacturers, food service operators and restaurants. In this session, Customer Supply Chain Manager Craig Yeagle will discuss how the company has improved its supply chain through a standard process that better aligns its demand plan, sales, promotional activity, new product introductions, inventory goals, and inventory velocity at the store level. Attendees will also learn how McCormick has fostered close relationships with its customers and educated its top talent with key customer relationship management experience to prepare them for strategic and analytic roles.
Learn how McCormick & Company uses Logility Voyager Solutions™ to:
Gain new business insights from the warehouse to the store shelf
Leverage a standard process to align demand plan, sales input and promotional activity
Build and sustain outstanding customer relationships
One of the largest producer of car batteries in the world with OEM manufacturers and retailers has relied on Logility to help it manage forecast accuracy to support world-class service to over 10,000 customer locations. In this session, the company’s Demand Planning Manager will discuss how the company has created a demand planning process that improves fill rates, reduces excess and supports corporate goals.
Learn how this company uses Logility Voyager Solutions™ to:
Improve forecast accuracy despite ever-increasing complexity including production facilities in 20 countries, a reverse logistics battery supply chain and growing SKU proliferation.
Improve product availability across a global customer base
Support production schedules for over 70 manufacturing and assembly facilities
It’s an exciting time for manufacturers and distributors to be thinking about machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI). But it’s not easy to find a layperson’s explanation of what these technologies are and why they’re becoming essential in so many areas of the business. Join us as we demystify cognitive technologies, show you where and how you can best apply them, and reveal how we plan to deploy them in Demand Solutions software.
At one sporting goods retailer, flexibility and automation are at the core of an ever-evolving retail strategy to delight customers with the latest merchandise in just the right size and channel. In this session, the company’s senior director of planning will explain how it leverages Logility Voyager Solutions™ to forecast orders, automate merchandise allocation and store replenishment, accelerate size and packing optimization and provide valuable analytics to drive efficiencies across its omnichannel retail portfolio.
Learn how this well-known retailer uses Logility Voyager Solutions™ to:
Create one comprehensive plan with the flexibility to support key market trends and timing
Leverage store-level forecasting
Gain efficiencies with size and pack optimization
Automate allocation and replenishment to boost productivity and precision
Managing Raw Materials with Just-in-Time Strategies
Groupe Dynamite, a global fashion retailer, operates more than 400 stores worldwide under two brands, Garage and Dynamite. In this session, Donna Lutfy, VP of Sourcing, and Scott Fennell, Business Process Specialist, will discuss how the retailer is using just-in-time strategies with NGC’s Andromeda to manage pre-positioned raw materials to enter finished goods production in a matter of days. Learn how Groupe Dynamite is using Andromeda to:
Provide visibility into raw materials, finished goods, work-in-process and inbound shipments
Enable last-minute decisions during procurement, manufacturing and logistics
Assist in collaboration with third-party suppliers
Create transparency across departments by providing a portal share information
Keep up with continuously evolving trends and supply its customers with the latest fashion
One well-known American footwear company that manufactures boots and other footwear for a vast consumer base including outdoor enthusiasts, industrial workers and military/service personnel around the world, is looked at as many things to many people. With a complex business model that spans e-commerce, retail, wholesale and government channels, the company needed to overhaul its entire forecasting process and better manage inventory quality and customer service. It turned to Logility to build a cross-functional collaborative planning processes.
Learn how one popular footwear company uses Logility Voyager Solutions™ to:
Forecast based on a two pyramid system
Improve cross-department collaboration and data transfer
Enable more effective inventory management in support of their multi-modal business
Improving Promotion Lift with Artificial Intelligence
Evaluating the impact of promotional activities is a challenging task. A significant portion of demand planning is driven by promotion factors which cannot be accurately forecasted using a traditional statistical model.
In this session you will learn how to apply Artificial Intelligence (AI) to predict demand levels and create multiple scenarios for various combinations of promotional factors including price discounts, advertising impact, seasonality, and any other factor that may affect demand.
Correctly forecasting new product introductions (NPIs) can help improve the chances to capture early product profit margin. This consumer goods company will discuss why its new products are rarely completely “new” and how it uses product attributes and historical demand information to profile market demand for new products.
Attend this session and learn how to:
Leverage product, market and channel attributes to build demand profiles
Base a new product’s early launch forecast on launch profiles of previously introduced products
React to demand signals as the product matures and select the appropriate demand curve for the right stage of the product’s lifecycle
Automatically switch to the most appropriate forecasting technique
This session covers some exciting new frontiers that are now part of the Voyager solution suite. Machine learning is often talked about but is now a reality in the Voyager solution. Move from the possible to the reality of machine learning by automating your forecast tuning process utilizing the tournament model concept. Also, move from the paradigm of monthly or weekly forecasting to daily forecasting using Demand Sensing! You will learn:
How Machine Learning can improve forecast accuracy and automate your forecast tuning process by using the “Tournament Model.”
How Demand Sensing can leverage your daily sales data to create a daily forecast to improve short-term forecast accuracy.
Anomaly detection helps us identify unusual patterns that do not conform to expected behavior. Through an innovative pilot project, a Demand Solutions customer is using anomaly detection to improve its forecasting. Join us to find out how implementing this machine learning technique in Demand Solutions can significantly improve your forecast accuracy by detecting and smoothing historical outliers.
Formulating a Healthy Supply Chain for OTC Pharmaceuticals
One of the world’s largest manufacturers of generic and private label over-the-counter (OTC) pharmaceuticals and supplements has built a unique business model that combines aspects of a fast-moving consumer goods company, a high-quality pharma manufacturing organization and a world-class supply chain network. The company uses Logility Voyager Solutions™ to improve forecast accuracy, reduce excess stock, improve visibility, ensure feasible loading of plants, and to provide a consolidated end-to-end financial view. In this session, the company’s Director SI&OP will discuss how it uses Logility Voyager Solutions™ to power its Global supply chain network.
Learn how this pharma company uses Logility Voyager Solutions™ to:
Improve forecast accuracy through improved collaboration and statistical forecasting
Reduce excess stock and liberate working capital
Improve visibility of market demand and inventories across a fragmented corporate IT landscape to facilitate demand/supply balancing
Improve medium and long-term capacity planning to ensure feasible loading of plants
Develop a consolidated end-to-end supply chain view including financial planning views
Using DS Advanced Analytics to Drive your S&OP Process
Sales and operations planning (S&OP) is much easier when you can project the real impact of all aspects of your plan. Join us to learn how Demand Solutions Advanced Analytics provides scenario planning capabilities that let you test your strategies before you implement them. You’ll come away with a much better idea of how to increase alignment with a data-driven approach.
Panel: Trust, but Verify: Improving Product Quality
Consistent product quality is critical for maintaining a company’s brand reputation and ensuring customer satisfaction. In this panel discussion, you’ll learn about the challenges BBC International, Randa Accessories and Williamson-Dickies Mfg. face in managing product quality and how they’re using NGC’s Andromeda Quality Control to streamline their quality management processes and improve product quality. Learn how these companies are using Andromeda Quality Control to:
Improve quality assurance processes, allowing QC supervisors to schedule audits based upon factory clusters and delivery schedules
Increase auditor efficiency by conducting and reporting on audit results using NGC’s Interactive Quality Tablet
Identify problems sooner, reducing the risk of cancellations, chargebacks and returns
Continental Mills, a leading producer of dry bakery mix products, has several popular brands including the Krusteaz and Ghirardelli family of dry mixes that delight consumer taste buds. Continental Mills’ number one priority is customer service—to deliver the right products to its customers when and where they need them. In this session, Continental Mills’ director of S&OP and supply chain planning Michael Burke will discuss how Logility Voyager Solutions™ have helped achieve supply chain excellence, including the ability to handle unexpected challenges and new opportunities with greater confidence.
Learn how the company uses Logility Voyager Solutions™ to:
Collaborative S&OP process including people process and technology
Leveraging a digital twin to model available tradeoffs including key customer and trading partner relationships
Synchronizing comprehensive demand, inventory, supply, production and distribution to identify and resolve complex supply chain challenges
Evaluating multi-scenario contingency plans quickly for better-informed decision-making
Tap into the industry-leading, award-winning capabilities of Logility Voyager Solutions™ utilizing our SaaS or hosted deployments. Logility Cloud Services can help you avoid challenges associated with traditional supply chain deployments. Gain peace of mind by having a planned approach for smooth and easy implementations and upgrades. Some of the advantages:
Getting the Right Sizes to the Right Stores Efficiently
This retail optimization session will help you understand how to streamline distribution to stores leveraging the size optimization capability of Logility Voyager Allocation™. This session will discuss how to optimize size by store, how to ship and replenish to stores based on size selling, and how to continually update size optimization based on store performance. You will also hear how to leverage Work Up Buy and pack optimization to improve the efficiency of the purchasing process for replenished products and initial buys. You will learn:
Approaches to improve replenishment to stores based on size optimization
How to leverage Work Up Buy functionality to impact size runs on purchase orders
How to accelerate distribution by optimizing size packs considering vendor constraints
How to build optimal size packs for each store to increase operating efficiency
If you are new to Logility Voyager Inventory Optimization™ this session is for you. This session will introduce you to using Voyager Inventory Optimization. You will see how Voyager Inventory Optimization can help your organization gain insight into the uncertainties inherent within your demand and supply networks, position inventory at certain points in your supply chain to maintain optimal service levels and minimize the impact of uncertainty, and design alternative supply chain strategies. You will leave the session with a clear understanding of:
Advanced Analytics stands at the core of Logility Voyager Solutions™, and driving performance is core for any company. This session provides basic training for implementation of the Advanced Analytics and Performance Management functionality and will demonstrate:
Developing the home page
Deploying standard exceptions
Deploying custom exceptions
Finding information in the database tables to support custom exceptions
Key Features in Voyager Demand, Inventory and Replenishment Planning
Whether you’re an experienced user of Logility Voyager Solutions™ or a complete novice, this can’t miss session will introduce you to several key features in Logility Voyager Demand Planning™, Logility Voyager Inventory Planning™ and Logility Voyager Replenishment Planning™. You will learn:
There’s not much we can do about the unexpected—but for scheduled interruptions such as plant shutdowns, Chinese New Year, and reserved receiving days, Demand Solutions DSX gives you the tools to plan and compensate. Join us to learn how calendars, build plans, and the right implementation strategies can help you thrive in adversity.
Failure is Not an Option: Managing Product Testing More Effectively
With more than 50 brands, Randa Accessories is the world’s largest men’s accessories company. In this session, Randa Accessories will discuss how it’s using NGC Andromeda to automate its product testing capabilities and set high standards across its brands. Learn how Randa is using Andromeda Product Testing to:
Streamline testing for regulatory and quality protocols
Integrate with third-party labs to receive, store and analyze test results
Pre-define protocols to know what, where and when to test
Store results, and automatically generate the required GCC and legal documents for CPSIA, Prop 65 and REACH
Thinking about expanding or upgrading your Demand Solutions implementation, but don’t want to mess up your integrations? We’ve got you covered. Demand Solutions now offers two powerful methods of performing integrations with all your third-party solutions. In addition to our highly reliable DIET, we now offer Adaplink—a tool that provides templates to streamline highly complex integrations with ERP systems. Join us to find out which of these solutions can help you extend your functionality, enhance your workflows—and even accelerate your move to the cloud.
Get ready for one of the most exciting parties we’ve ever thrown. This year’s customer appreciation event will be held outdoors at the Omni ChampionsGate Resort under lush palms and waterfalls. Enjoy our delicious Floribean buffet and drinks accompanied by steel drum band.
Other activities include:
Using Advanced Analytics to Drive Supply Chain Efficiencies
What do advanced analytics look like in action, and how do they empower greater decisions? Join us as a Demand Solutions customer shares secrets on how to use these new capabilities to drive greater efficiency throughout your supply chain. You’ll see how Demand Solutions Advanced Analytics provides an up-to-date view of what’s happening, what it means, and what you should do next.
HyperX Optimizes Supply Chain Performance to Become Demand Driven
HyperX is the high-performance product division of Kingston Technology, the world’s largest independent memory manufacturer. HyperX began with one line of high-performance memory and has grown to encompass multiple product lines of memory modules, solid-state drives, USB drives, headsets and mouse pads. This growth sparked the need to more tightly manage, monitor and direct supply chain performance. In this session, Project Engineer/Project Manager Kevin Teng will discuss HyperX’s journey toward becoming a demand-driven business.
Learn how Kingston/HyperX uses Logility Voyager Solutions™ to:
Increase inventory turnover by 200% for its best-selling gaming headset
Free up working capital to enable inventory investments in new product lines
Using Machine Learning to Increase Forecast Accuracy and Optimize Supply Planning
Proximo Spirits, Inc., is an American spirits importer and international distributor based in Jersey City, New Jersey. It is best known for importing and distributing Jose Cuervo, the world's largest-selling tequila brand.
In this session, Senior Supply Chain Project Manager David Goris will discuss how having access to up-to-the-minute data – from point-of-sale or daily order systems, for example - is critical for short-term tactical decisions. Learn how Machine Learning Forecasting tools with pattern recognition algorithms, automated workflow, and scenario testing can quickly identify new trends and optimize inventory to:
Ensure stock availability in the right location
Better predict expiry on inventory in warehouse and in-transit
For retail companies, high-level forecasts only tell part of the story. Join us to hear how an international design, marketing, manufacturing and sourcing company using DSX shares the secrets of its success in using advanced BOMs. You’ll learn how to use historical trends to create detailed forecasts that drill down to every possible variation of your products.
Panel: Managing Supply Chain Risk, Improving Speed to Market with Digitization
Getting the right products to customers, when and where they want them, requires a new level of visibility, flexibility and agility in order to optimize lead time and balance product supply and demand. Retailers and brands are making a rapid shift to digital technologies to meet these challenges.
Attend and hear the panelists discuss:
Key insights for navigating the supply chain ecosystem
Monitor current consumer selling trends and ensure that the most popular products are quickly delivered to customers
Utilize postponement techniques and optimize lead time for fast in-season flow, chase and replenishment programs
Collaborate with partners in real-time, with visibility into purchase orders, material commitments and inbound shipments
Meeting Customer Expectations in the New Digital Age
With distribution centers around the world, Dixon Valve is a leading innovator in the hose and coupling industry and is transforming its hundred-year-old supply chain to boost customer service and reduce complexity. In this session, Supply Chain Analyst Steven Bilinski will talk about the opportunities and challenges presented by digital supply chain transformation at this traditional manufacturing company.
Learn how Dixon Valve uses Logility Voyager Solutions™ to:
One of the key challenges facing organizations today is attracting and retaining top supply chain and retail planning talent. Recent statistics show there is currently one highly qualified candidate for every six opportunities. Learn to identify, develop and empower top talent to support your business today and into the future.
Join us for this panel and gain some ideas from your peers on how to attract and keep top supply chain talent, including:
How to make your company more attractive to the best talent
How to attract millennials looking to make a difference
Delivering Best in Class Service through Supply Chain Excellence
Global meat-processing company, Smithfield Foods is the largest pig and pork producer in the world. Smithfield continually delivers best in class service to its retail, food service and restaurant customers through a culture of supply chain excellence. In this session, Vice President of Supply Planning Karolina Mallahan will explain how Smithfield achieves supply chain excellence using Logility Voyager Solutions™.
Learn how Smithfield leverages four key pillars to:
By Sean Willems Haslam Chair in Supply Chain Analytics, University of Tennessee
Going Digital: Work Faster and Smarter, Not Harder
Making better decisions faster is a reality for today’s leading supply chains. Hear how advanced analytics including machine learning and artificial intelligence are accelerating supply chain performance across strategic, tactical and operational time horizons.
In this session you will learn how to improve data visualization and access to critical metrics with the latest charts and graphs. Learn how to design views and improve your organization’s visualization environment. The session will include coverage of the following:
Visualizing your data in an intuitive, conventional manner
Highlighting and ordering your information based on your audience’s interests
Testing your visualizations to ensure the story they’re seeing is the one you want to tell
Using callouts to emphasize the information that’s most critical to your message
EThis demand optimization session explores how Logility Voyager Solutions™ can support various methods of planning for new product introductions. In some cases, plans can be modeled after similar previous products. In other cases, you may need to evaluate for a completely new line of business. The challenge is to create the best possible forecast. You will learn important strategies to maximize your new product forecasting:
Your Future Supply Chain: How to Migrate from DS to Demand Solutions’ Cloud based DSX
Ready to make the move beyond legacy DS1? Join us to learn how to move as quickly as possible from DS1 to this powerful new platform. We will show you the dramatic difference in the look and feel of DSX SaaS and will also talk about how to plan your migration path and engage your IT team in the process.
This introductory session provides an overview of the key features and functionality in Logility Voyager Supply Planning™. It will discuss the data that drives Voyager Supply Planning as well as the interactions between Voyager Supply Planning, Logility Voyager Inventory Planning™ and Logility Voyager Demand Planning™. You will learn:
Supply planning process and capabilities
Constraint based planning in SP
Vendor minimum planning
Load optimization and load building
Voyager Inventory Planning within Voyager Supply Planning
A useful adjunct to your company’s S&OP process, Logility Voyager Integrated Business Planning (IBP) leverages scenario modelling in memory to give fast and flexible answers to Strategic Supply Chain questions. This session will demonstrate how IBP can tie in inventory, demand and supply balancing with marketing new product information and financial information spanning as far as a 10 years into the future.
This retail optimization session is a presentation on how to use the Virtual Store Warehouse feature in Logility Voyager Allocation™ to manage the allocation process for constrained stores, multi-tiered networks, and vendor managed inventory scenarios. You will learn:
The flexibility of the VSW to be applied in business scenarios for Retailers, Manufacturers, Wholesalers and Distributors
How to use the VSW feature for space constrained stores
How to use the VSW to support a multi-tiered global supply chain
How to use the VSW to support vendor managed inventory scenarios
Under Utilized Features in DSX FM – How You Can Drive Forecast Improvement
Forecast improvement is all about accuracy—and Demand Solutions DSX is designed to make it possible. Learn about powerful features such as scaling, expanding collaboration, and forced formulas that can help you drive focused improvements to your demand planning processes.
Under Utilized Features in DSX RP – How You Can Generate a Better Supply Plan
Generating better supply plans is all about accuracy—and Demand Solutions DSX is designed to make it possible. Learn about powerful features such as expiration date planning and allocation that can help you drive focused improvements to your overall supply chain processes.
Assortment Planning: From Inspiration to Allocation
This session addresses how to close the gap between an assortment vision and building an optimal assortment that supports financial planning, store planning and business strategies. This session will discuss how to manage the lifecycle of the of the assortment from initial vision through financial reconciliation and allocation processes leveraging the fully integrated capabilities of Logility Retail Optimization™. You will learn:
How to use a digital inspiration board to set the groundwork to build a visual for the assortment and update it during the buying process
How to determine the appropriate level to localize product mix
How to create a “shopping list” for initial buys
How to reconcile to financial targets
How to utilize the strategy and details of the assortment plan to drive the allocation of product when it is available
Halo Multi-Source Data Blending - Expert Tips and Tricks
In this session you will learn how to extend the capabilities of the Halo DW platform to accelerate and simplify the information access needs of your company. The session will include coverage of the following:
This session provides an overview of the appropriate application of Management by Exception (MBE) techniques and tools that can lead to not only improved efficiency and productivity but also contribute to the bottom line. You will learn:
You’ve heard the buzz about Demand Solutions DSX—but what’s the real difference between legacy DS1 and our newest solution? Join us to explore this topic in depth. You’ll learn about the most important new systemwide capabilities—such as advanced analytics—that make it worth migrating. You’ll also find that DSX SaaS has been designed to make your migration much simpler than implementing an entirely new solution.
Inventory Management for Store Fulfillment Centers
As Retailers look to reduce EComm distribution costs, more stores are operating as EComm fulfillment centers. In addition, customers expect same day in-store customer pickup for online orders. This retail optimization session is a presentation on how to forecast and replenish the right inventory to stores that operate as EComm fulfillment centers leveraging the functionality in Logility Voyager Allocation™. You will learn:
How to load and identify EComm sales for Fulfillment Stores
How to build a store forecast to Fulfillment Stores
Options for incorporating the EComm sales into store allocations based on product allocation strategies
Enabling Demand Solutions’ Planning to Execution Vision in your Supply Chain
Now you can execute capacity planning and finite scheduling on a single database. Our new Manufacturing Optimization solution is based on the same engine that drives Demand Solutions DSX. This means that a traditionally complex process is now simple for your team to learn and implement. Come and see how the latest evolution of Demand Solutions DSX can help you increase your productivity and accuracy by bringing manufacturing into your DSX database.
Executive S&OP: Leveraging Logility IBP to Facilitate Your Executive S&OP Experience
The Executive S&OP meeting at supply chain-centric companies is the culminating event in the S&OP process that is typically preceded by Demand & Supply consensus and Pre-S&OP reviews. Logility’s IBP solution enables and automates this key process. For immature supply chain organizations, this can take days of manual spreadsheet compilation and manipulation. Your company's senior leadership will have timely accurate supply chain data to enable key strategic decisions. You will learn:
Key advantages of having a high-level long-term view of your future supply chain plan
How to leverage Scenario Planning
How you can review Waterfalls to determine what changed
How identifying future variances using alerts enables proactive decision making
This session covers how Logility Voyager Proportional Profile Planning™ supports the creation, maintenance and application of time-phased disaggregation profiles to give you more granularity with less effort. You will learn:
Organizing the universe of measures
Determining the best level of detail to create profiles
Why Embedded Analytics are Important to Your Supply Chain Success
Embedded analytics isn’t just another buzzword. All through the supply chain discipline, execution is catching up with hype. Join us to see how data visualizations within the Demand Solutions platform can give you valuable insight into what’s really happening across your supply chain. You’ll discover how your planners, supply team, manufacturers, and sales reps can all benefit from having role-based analytics at their fingertips in Demand Solutions DSX.