Introduction This research study of demand forecast management optimization and inventory management tools is a collaborative effort between the Camilo José Cela University and EAE Foundation. 2000 as a projection of more than a century educational experience of SEK School. Its objectives are to develop a quality college education project where they could form “global academics”. That is to inventory optimization with sap pdf, professionally prepared young people with a comprehensive view of society and the XXI century”s world.
The UCJC is a free, independent and modern university with wide degree choices and adapted to society”s changing needs, as the Bachelor of Science in European Transport and Logistics, or the Master in Operations and Logistics, are official degrees with its Advisory Council comprising of large national and international companies and organizations, with relevance in Logistics and Transport scope. IGEMA-EAE Foundation is a Camilo José Cela University”s collaborating centre. The IGEMA-EAE Foundation activity is aimed to train managers, middle managers and technicians toward excellence in its management as responsible for any area or business sector, giving them, by quality training, tools that provide optimal results in their work, attending the new excellence standards demanded by the XXIth century organizations. EAE Foundation, in its capacity as a non-profit institution, promotes, develops and disseminates disclose activities in order to generate and transfer new knowledge to people in the organization and business administration. With the increasing importance of logistics in both production and distribution sectors, and in order to promote awareness to the subject as a source of strategic application knowledge, the EAE Foundation conducts researches and promotes the diffusion of knowledge in this area.
In this case, the Camilo José Cela University Vice-chancellor of Research, in close collaboration with EAE Foundation, has made the present study in order to find out which has been the recent development in software tools of support for demand forecasting and inventory management, as well as trying to define future trends, identifying the users” needs. Adolfo Sánchez Burón – Research Vice-Chancellor of UCJC. Alfonso Cebrián Díaz – Research Director of UCJC. Oscar Coduras Martínez – Research and Consulting Director of EAE Foundation. Javier Marín Lacasta – Operations and Logistics Professor EAE Foundation. Study objectives The main research objective is to have a comparative study of different computer applications in the demand forecasting and inventory management scope, based on several variables identified as key attributes of applications. For this purpose, the study presents an analysis from the perspective of the application user, identifying both the motivations for acquiring software with such features and the uses to which it is intended, an evaluation of implementation and satisfaction with the obtained results as well as the services obtained from suppliers.
As secondary objective, this research aims to increase the sensitivity of the business about the importance of demand forecasting and inventory management efficiency and competitiveness of enterprises. To reach the customer with the demanded product, in the exact amount and at the right time, is the factor that may cause the company to achieve or not their objectives. More than ever and for that reason a demand forecasting and a very comprehensive inventory management is needed. Stock out, both in production and distribution, involves the manufacturing rates delay or lost sales. In both cases it is that, in such circumstances, companies maintain part of their resources as idle, which directly affects your productivity and profitability. This study does not attempt criticism or underestimating of any of the sector agents. On the contrary it, seeks to encourage all the players, the users to perform and the providers to advance, to work with and in some applications that, at the present, are little more than necessary compared to more generic s and less specialized systems and tools in this area than those discussed in here.
Methodology For the study development, a research methodology based on the use of primary sources and quantitative research techniques has been used. To gather information for the users” side, a questionnaire was designed to provide the evaluation of the items object of interest for the research. The users located in Spain listed by the several providers in their web pages were, initially, taken as accessible population. This totals 140 user references estimated. Initially, a sample was not quantified because it was considered to try to contact all of them. So, the sample would be configured by users willing to respond the questionnaire which, once the fieldwork done, changed the initial configuration forecasts sample, by identifying new users.
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Another of the circumstances that influenced the sample configuration was that some of the companies providing the software object of study were closed and others absorbed by competitors. 17 users of Slim4 by Slimstock. 8 users of APO by SAP. Demand Management by JDA and 7 users of custom applications for several software suppliers. This represents a total of 55 sampling units, having polled the 39. The sample users belong to a large variety of business sectors, both manufacturers and distributors, and in terms of size, both SMEs as large companies.
For this conclusions summary, the conclusions of the 10 aspects considered the most relevant operating results and analysis set have been selected. 6 conclusions belong to the first block and 4 belong to the second one. The conclusions obtained from the evaluations collected from the respondents are presented bellow. Conclusions The scenario faced by any manufacturer or distributor today is the saturated markets where the consumer has many options to choose from. The coexistence between the development of information society and the markets globalization has had a decisive impact on the growth of consumers” demand and, consequently, of all who contribute to provide it.