Cascades

Packaging and tissue products
4 B$ revenue & 11,000 employees
90 locations (plant and DCs)
Demand & Supply Planning

Challenges:

Supply Chain has been identified as one of the four key pillars of Cascades’ digital transformation. This complex environment (manufacturing and distribution, multi-echelon, multi-sourcing, asset intensive) needed a technological solution to support all planning levels (strategical, financial, tactical and operational), in a heterogeneous IT landscape (SAP ERP, SAP APO and AS400 Legacy).

Solution:

SAP IBP for Sales & Operations, SAP IBP for Demand and SAP IBP for Response and Supply
Demand planning, including promotion planning
Supply planning, with capacity planning
Supply Optimization (optimizing network and sourcing decisions) and Inventory Optimization (Optimal safety stock definition)

Results & Benefits:

Enhanced Visibility and Better Decision making
Increase in Service Level and Fill Rate
Lower Inventory