3000 users in 90 countries have already been enrolled in this ambitious transformation representing 70% of the group’s turnover. It brings fantastic results and the objective is to reach 96% by the end of 2018.
François-Régis Le Tourneau - Corporate Supply Chain Standards and Prospective Director at l'Oréal
The high level of automation was important due to the thousands of SKU’s that were being forecasted and the erratic nature of corrugated demand patterns. In addition, the sales force had previously not been engaged in the forecasting process, so it was essential that the system focused their attention on the major lines that required their input.
Eric Williams - S&OP COORDINATOR AT DS SMITH PACKAGING
Over the last few years stock has moved to the right place to ensure a streamlined supply chain, and thanks to significantly improving the accuracy of our forecasts, we’re now able to maintain ideal safety stocks and we’re running on an optimum level right now.
Overall, the response from the subsidiaries to the implementation of the tool has been very positive. It has led to the increase of the turnover by 8-10% per year, improving the quality of service while reducing stocks and breakages and phasing out obsolete products.
Vincent Pomponne - Supply Chain Project Director at PFDC