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  1. 1. supply chain functionality collaboration analytics optimization visibility isibilit
  2. 2. Company Overview The process industry has been undergoing dramatic changes over the past two decades due to globalization, industry consolidation, intensifying competition, and deteriorating margins. Companies in the process industry need supply chain systems that can deliver a competitive advantage through improved profitability, market share, and customer responsiveness. WAM Systems is a highly focused company dedicated to building advanced planning t l d i l i tools designed t h l process manufacturing companies d to help f t i i overcome these challenges. WAM is revolutionizing how such firms plan and manage their supply chains in today's increasingly complex and competitive world. Founded in 1987, WAM Systems has a long history of providing supply Since 1987, chain solutions to many of the world's largest process firms. Our supply WAM S t Systems has h chain solution Picaso™ is proven to improve profitability competitiveness solution, Picaso™, profitability, competitiveness, and customer relations. been helping the world’s leading Picaso™ at a Glance companies, The process industry supply chain is unique It has complexities challenges unique. complexities, including and opportunities unlike other businesses. Only the Picaso supply chain planning system was designed from the ground up to meet the specific requirements of process companies. It is powered by Celanese a single, common model that reflects the real-world operations and needs of the industry. LyondellBasell y Evonik The Picaso software solution is a comprehensive suite of decision support and optimization applications that supports a broad set of supply chain Eastman business functions including Banner Pharmacaps • Demand planning and forecasting • Sales and Operations Planning Indian Oil •SSupply chain optimization l h i ti i ti • Inventory targeting and optimization Honam • Distribution planning • Production planning, scheduling & optimal policy setting PetroChina • Raw materials planning • Available-to-promise order fulfillment analysis
  3. 3. Advanced Supply Chain Planning Solution Picaso delivers a comprehensive solution that helps you optimize every aspect of your process supply chain--from demand management and distribution planning through production scheduling and sourcing This sourcing. fully-integrated suite of planning and optimization modules gives you all the tools you need to develop fast and accurate plans that help you maximize profitability and productivity. The Picaso suite of modules allows for seamless connectivity to your ERP system. Picaso connects to SAP® using technology with SAP Certified Integration. For each major planning area, Picaso’s unique analytical capabilities seek out Picaso works with today’s top optimal solutions and include simulation and visualization tools that help you ERP systems, including SAP. understand the impact of various supply chain operating strategies and p pp y p g g It has been specifically unexpected events. designed to extend the Picaso also helps you stay ahead in this fast-moving world with its innovative functionality of your existing Supply Chain Event Monitor, which maintains an up-to-the-minute simulation ERP system by providing real- of your supply chain and alerts you to problems or opportunities that could significantly affect your profitability or competitiveness. time visualization, collaboration and “what-if” analysis tools to Picaso also includes robust, easy-to-implement interfaces to a variety of your supply chain organization. popular ERP systems to assure timely information is available to support informed decision-making.
  4. 4. Supply Chain Event Monitor Picaso Supply Chain Event Monitor serves as the core of the Picaso planning system. The highly graphical interfaces of Picaso's Grid Console provide an all-in-one look at inventory projections, order status, planned production and material movements across all of the products in a business. Distribution Replenishment Planning Integrated with the Supply Chain Event Monitor, the Picaso DRP module uses product formulations and replenishment algorithms to compute and recommend just-in-time replenishment orders for raw materials. These replenishments consider the lead-time and typical lot size from each supplier. Raw material inventories and replenishment orders are automatically linked to the supply chain simulator such that a change in a production schedule that turns raw material plans infeasible will trigger algorithms to re-plan optimal replenishment. Dynamic Scheduler Raw order / inventory status The Picaso Dynamic Scheduler is used in before a production schedule p cycle-based production environments to has been created. Stock determine optimal production plans. The outs for each SKU line are Dynamic Scheduler determines optimal cycle indicated in red. characteristics such as cycle length, product sequence, and frequency and considers Manually-created production variable production costs such as product-to- schedule that addresses product transitions and off-grade production. It most needs, yet still includes some f t future issues in red i i d also considers customer service impacts to that require attention maintain customer service levels. The end result is a production schedule—created and/or updated in a matter of seconds—that Production schedule from Dynamic Scheduler offering provides the best balance between transition the best balance between costs, inventory holdings, production costs and and customer service. customer service Customer Service Workstation The Customer Service Workstation provides Available-To-Promise (ATP) functionality and order status updates to support day-to-day activities of the customer service personnel. The Available-To-Promise analysis p y synthesizes inventory, production schedules, orders and forecasts to compute availability for any moment in the future, and also recommends alternate sourcing options if preferred sources are at capacity.
  5. 5. Collaborative Sales Forecast The Picaso Demand Planning and Forecasting Module creates statistical forecasts and supports the collaborative forecasting process. • Generate statistical forecasts using a flexible, multi- tier tournament of statistical forecasting models • Collect sales forecasts from field sales personnel • Allow sales and customer service representatives, marketing planners and business managers to view, analyze, and override statistical forecasts based on marketing intelligence and unique g g q knowledge of customer requirements • Create personalized analytics to evaluate forecasting effectiveness Production Scheduling The Picaso Production Scheduling module provides users with powerful simulation capability, wherein key operating parameters such as product transitions, equipment rates, and yield values can be modified to help create the best candidate schedule. In addition, changes made to the schedule are automatically incorporated into the Supply Chain Event Monitor, allowing schedulers to immediately determine the feasibility and effectiveness of their changes. Inventory Targeting Picaso Inventory Targeting provides a means for calculating safety stock recommendations based on targeted customer service levels. It also compares optimum inventory levels to anticipated inventory levels based on current supply chain management policies. Advanced Planning and S&OP The Picaso Advanced Planning module provides the capability to support Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) activities and analyses. The tool can be used to determine optimal production and sourcing policies that reduce costs and maximize profitability. In addition, it provides a means of rapidly determining not only what portion of the forecast is feasible to produce, but what product mix is most profitable to produce. In situations where capacity exceeds demand, the tool identifies opportunities to increase profits by recommending expanded production and sales of key products.
  6. 6. Picaso @ Work Excellent expertise. WAM’s consultants all are ex-SCM users and experts. They know the tools and the business. This was a Increased differentiating factor. forecast accuracy from 45% to 85% The Picaso optimization modules We expect to improve customer service, paid for themselves within the first supply chain productivity and financial Reduced inventory year of use. performance significantly with WAM Systems’ by 25% integrated solution. The powerful combination of Increased p on-time shipments Picaso integrated with our SAP Our selection of the Picaso solution ERP system provides a solution by 15% was greatly influenced by its ability to not available in any single tool. quickly and easily model the complexities Provided global of process supply chains, providing visual visibility across 4 WAM has played a key role in displays and powerful optimization different ERP capabilities. meeting our supply chain g pp y systems performance objectives. Our expansion of Picaso to support WAM Systems’ Picaso offered the worldwide operations extends these ideal solution to quickly install and Reduced benefits throughout the enterprise. begin helping our planning staff while scheduling we continued to move forward with our overhead by 50% SAP / APO initiative. We selected WAM Systems to provide Improved our supply chain solution based on their In choosing a partner for our supply inventory mix process industry track record. They offer chain initiative, we spoke with industry a targeted solution that mirrors our by 50% analysts and evaluated dozens of p planning needs, and they bring a g y g vendors. vendors WAM Systems provides the knowledge of industry best practices that winning combination of process industry we consider every bit as important as expertise and high value solutions built their software offering. specifically for our needs.
  7. 7. Identifying the Hidden Value in Id tif i th Hidd V l i The Your Process Supply Chain The supply chain is one area of process operations where significant performance improvement opportunities remain. WAM-ID Process manufacturers invest large amounts of capital in co p e p oduct o a d d st but o assets, a d t e complex production and distribution and the utilization of these assets generates the bulk of the cost of Process goods. Incremental improvements in supply chain operations can unlock tremendous corporate value. The WAM ID Process™ was developed to Companies that employ industry best practices in the supply provide process manufacturers with a chain often gain significant competitive advantages in terms structured approach to identify opportunities of margins capital employed and customer satisfaction margins, satisfaction. to improve their supply chains in ways that will increase corporate value. The WAM ID Process is effective whether a company is Identifying and quantifying opportunities considering a comprehensive solution to support its overall supply chain planning within the supply chain isn't easy needs or whether a company is looking to identify targeted solutions to resolve specific Supply chains are highly complex. Supply chain business supply chain challenges challenges. functions span multiple departments and business units and involve the participation of dozens or hundreds of people. There are several phases within the WAM Poor data quality and a lack of analytical tools compound the ID Process. The first four phases lead to the challenge of uncovering opportunities to improve operations development of a business case for change. and reduce costs. The last three phases assure a successful implementation and long-term fulfillment of WAM Systems has y y years of experience helping p p p g process identified business improvements and companies improve decision-making and control costs. enabling technologies. Using our knowledge of industry best practices, we help companies assess their operations to identify high value, quick-return supply chain improvement initiatives.
  8. 8. WAM Systems – North America Corporate Headquarters Benchmarking Surveys 600 West Germantown Pike Suite 230 WAM Systems is conducting a series of benchmarking Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462 surveys with process companies throughout the world in an Phone +1.800.358.8305 effort to assess the overall maturity of industry supply chain Fax 484.530.4854 practices. The purpose of these surveys is to help you Email compare your company’s supply chain process maturity with ’ l h i t it ith Web that of your industry peers. Each survey is composed of a telephone interview and final report. Sign-up now to WAM Systems – South America participate and receive your personalized company report. Av Nações Unidas, 12551 9th and 17th floors CEP 04578-903 - São Paulo 04578 903 Partner Program SP - Brazil Phone +55.11.3443.7732 At WAM Systems, we continually reinforce our commitment WAM Systems - Asia to create competitive advantages for our customers by 80 Raffles Place teaming up with key business partners. We have developed Level 35 UOB Plaza 1 strategic alliances with leading technology companies to Singapore 048624 deliver supply chain planning solutions to substantially Phone +65.6248.4772 improve profitability through measurable cost reductions and optimization of operations. WAM Systems is always looking WAM Systems – Europe for top-notch partners. If you are interested in establishing a Gustav Stresemann Ring Gustav-Stresemann-Ring 1 mutually beneficial alliance with WAM Systems, please 65189 Wiesbaden contact us at our corporate headquarters. Germany Phone +49 (0)611.97774.410 Email Copyright © WAM Systems / All rights reserved. SAP and APO are the registered trademarks of SAP AG in Germany and in several other countries.