icon-scm solution performs and synchronizes business strategy with demand commitment and supply planning in one single process across the extended supply network. With business rules driven technology, the solution provides a robust yet flexible way to let supply chain professionals easily create and adjust to business priorities, and offer visibility to business stakeholders. The icon-scm planning philosophy is not only in respecting supply chain constraints but generating a plan around these constraints. As a response management tool, icon-scm solution enables quick response to disruptions or opportunities by understanding the business strategy impact, comparing scenarios, and executing the best plan back into ERP.
"The successful implementation of comparable solutions at other global leaders in the high tech industry made a very strong case for choosing icon-scm." Wolfgang Nickl, CFO, Western Digital
The icon-scm solution advantage is the alignment of business strategy with the collaborative planning process and includes:
- Supply Chain Planning and Simulation
- Demand Fulfillment Planning and Simulation
- Supply Confirmation and Collaboration
Supply Chain Planning and Simulation
icon-scm solution’s supply chain planning and simulation enables you to do shadow planning and simulation, feasible master schedule/supply planning, and operational & financial supply scenario analysis. As a result, those capabilities will directly translate into business benefits to help you adapt instantly to changing market conditions, integrate and synchronize business communities, and ensure that consistent business strategy defines course of action.
Demand Fulfillment Planning and Simulation
icon-scm solution’s demand fulfillment planning and simulation specifically enables you to do Sales Order Promising & Scheduling; Distribution and Customer Allocations Planning; and Operational & Financial Demand Scenario Analysis. As a result, those capabilities will directly translate into business benefits to help you confidently commit to your customers, deliver reliable customer service, increase revenue capture, reduce inventory, and reduce planning time and effort. Your supply chain activities will be aligned with corporate business strategy and goals.
Supply Confirmation and Collaboration
icon-scm’s supply confirmation and collaboration solution provides supply chain partners visibility, allowing all partners to identify demand peaks or supply disruptions ahead of time. This information can further be used to align the supply chain automatically to a new supply or demand situation. This solution also enables smooth integration of different processes like long term S&OP or short term order fulfillment. It really facilitates confirmation and supply commitments by collecting reliable confirmations from partners that are as exact as possible and utilizes partner confirmations for shaping a fact-based response to your customers.