Orchestrate Direct Material Sourcing and Capacity Planning
From baked goods to proteins and everything in between, today’s food manufacturers are challenged by extreme variability in demand, commodities and capacity. Their supply chain, procurement, finance and commodity risk management executives are all under pressure to ensure profits, but the current systems and processes do not support quick cost trade-offs. Industry leaders count on SCA Technologies to help orchestrate supply and demand in order to improve sourcing and control volatility.
With SCA Planner you have the power to:
- Manage profitable growth under volatility
- Increase forecast accuracy and enhance the S&OP process
- Improve sourcing via enhanced visibility
- Balance commodities risk and opportunity
- Maintain system of record in real-time across customers, operations and accounting
- Reduce response time from months to weeks
- Optimize costs to boost margins by 5-10%
Operations, supply chain, finance, brand managers and marketing professionals all benefit from the SCA Planner’s more precise, forecast-driven costing and real-time analysis that is critical when dealing with tight margins. And our customers enjoy rapid results, typically completing implementation, analysis and training in 2-4 months.
Let us help you better manage market, supply and demand volatility. Contact SCA Technologies today
Solutions for Food Manufacturing
Industry leaders count on SCA Technologies to help orchestrate supply and demand in order to improve sourcing and control volatility. Our patented approaches improve margins by bridging departmental silos with comprehensive end-to-end analysis.
We help food manufacturers maximize margins with best practices for…
Sourcing Optimization: Using real-time scenarios, manufacturers can develop sourcing plans that optimize farm to fork costs using more accurate data and multiple supplier cost structures including FOB, cost plus and open book pricing.
Cost of Goods Forecasts: Our shared system for commodity forecasts, supplier and manufacturing costs empowers restaurants to finally see the impact of commodities, conversion, packaging and freight on cost of goods and margins in real-time.
Sales & Operations Planning: Manufacturers use our dynamic S&OP models to see how all types of costs impact margins and find the most profitable alternative for meeting increased or decreased potential demands.
Risk Management: Make more precise and profitable hedging decisions and better balance commodities risk and opportunity by using SCA to share information across businesses with co-packers and suppliers.