"They used one sheet per brand... [and] we had to aggregate everything. We would pretty much use the historic numbers to try and project everything. Avercast allowed us to do more.”
"One of the great things Avercast did [was give] us the opportunity to take as many SKUs as we wanted and give them historical data and run the forecast in the system and see what that output was.”
"With Avercast we are able to combine both forecasting and supply planning and toggle between them easily. With the visibility gained from Avercast, our forecast accuracy has improved.”
As part of a deal with General Motors, Cassidy is responsible for ensuring 50 GM plants weekly forecast data is automatically interfaced into Avercast to assist in executing their orders.
“First, the forecasting software has helped us tremendously. In addition, the visibility into our current inventory hold has helped us very much. Without Avercast I don’t know how I would find out how much inventory I have and what I am going to end at."
“[OOLY] was always out of stock, couldn’t deliver, and always ship backorders [where] customers had to wait forever to get their [orders].” “Within a year, we corrected our image in the marketplace. […] We were able to… optimize our [inventory turns].”
Customers case studies
Avercast crushes supply chain results for some of the world's largest enterprise brands and fastest growing startups.
With over 1,500 different SKU’s all across their varying industries. Their innovative products need an innovative solution, that’s where Avercast steps in.
Coastal Pet Products
Jim and his team process over 43,000 records through Avercast on a weekly basis.
Since implementing Avercast at OOLY, Matt doesn’t “lose sleep at night with an eggshell excel mess.”
SEALED PERFORMANCE BATTERIES
As SPB’s product range and volume continues to expand, they had simply outgrown their spreadsheets.
t was the type of system he was looking for. A lower cost solution that still would be more sophisticated than what they were doing then.
In an eCommerce world, time is of the essence so it is vital to the success of the company that they accurately plan and forecast demand.
MARKWINS BEAUTY BRANDS
With millions of customers around the globe, multiple brands, and thousands of SKUs... Avercast allowed us to do more.
Imagine a decrease in inventory costs by 1-2 million dollars, freeing up cash for customer acquisition or employee benefits.
In March 2016, Kawasaki Engines made the switch to Avercast and they have been seeing the benefit ever since.