Enhanced Planning Capabilities Now Offered via the Cloud, Furthering
the Enablement of Collaborative Planning and Execution Across the
Extended Trading Network
“With our acquisition of icon-scm, we merged two great teams focused on supply chain integration in the cloud, enabling end-to-end decision-making from planning through execution. We are excited to now bring this integrated platform to the market,” said
With today’s complex, global supply chains, it can be extremely taxing for businesses to pinpoint the location of the real constraints in their current production and delivery plans. Traditional planning systems lack timely, comprehensive data to create trustworthy plans that considers demand priorities and supply constraints. They also lack fast problem resolution, scenario and decision support capabilities to manage trade-offs. E2 Planning & Response was purposely built to overcome these challenges.
“With our extended capabilities and cloud enablement, we can rapidly unlock business benefits so our customers can overcome the challenge of managing demand they can’t predict with supply they don’t control,” said
Scenario Management: Provides fast in-memory creation and comparison of planning scenarios. Users can now compare alternative plan versions based on key performance indicators (KPIs) and scorecards, as well as detailed reports. The KPI Framework offers a rich set of pre-defined KPIs and the flexibility to create additional KPIs.
What-if Simulation: Offers powerful impact analysis of demand, supply and master data scenarios. It also enables the application and simulation of different fulfillment strategies and allocation rules.
Network Visualization and Analytics: Users benefit from plan visualization across the extended trading network. The configurable planning cockpit and metric reports provide drill-down capabilities to analyze supply chain health from top to bottom.
SAP-Certified ERP Adapters: E2open’s SAP Adapters provide seamless connectivity with the Data Hub, ensuring high input data quality and information readiness—enabling faster, more confident decision-making. Pre-defined and easily extensible validation rules on master and transaction entities allow for efficient data cleansing, ensuring data quality for planning results that users can rely on.
More than 37,000 trading partners and 122,000 unique registered users currently are a part of the E2open Business Network, which allows participants to access and share data and execute business processes in a secure, real-time manner. The E2open Business Network also provides collaboration tools and analytics so that