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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 il i tools designed t h l process manufacturing companiesd to helpf 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 supplySince 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 worlds leading Picaso at a Glancecompanies, The process industry supply chain is unique It has complexities challengesunique. complexities,includingand 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 byCelanese a single, common model that reflects the real-world operations and needs of the industry.LyondellBasell y EvonikThe 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 PlanningIndian Oil SSupply chain optimization l h iti i ti Inventory targeting and optimizationHonam Distribution planning Production planning, scheduling & optimal policy setting PetroChina Raw materials planning Available-to-promise order fulfillment analysis 3. Advanced Supply Chain Planning SolutionPicaso 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 Thissourcing. 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, Picasos unique analytical capabilities seek outPicaso works with todays topoptimal solutions and include simulation and visualization tools that help youERP systems, including SAP. understand the impact of various supply chain operating strategies and p pp ypg g It has been specificallyunexpected events. designed to extend thePicaso also helps you stay ahead in this fast-moving world with its innovativefunctionality of your existingSupply 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 couldsignificantly 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 supportinformed decision-making. 4. Supply Chain Event Monitor Picaso Supply Chain Event Monitor serves as the coreof the Picaso planning system. The highly graphical interfaces of Picaso's Grid Console provide an all-in-onelook at inventory projections, order status, planned production and material movements across all of theproducts 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 pcycle-based production environments to has been created. Stock determine optimal production plans. The outs for each SKU line areDynamic Scheduler determines optimal cycle indicated in red.characteristics such as cycle length, product sequence, and frequency and considers Manually-created productionvariable production costs such as product-to-schedule that addresses product transitions and off-grade production. Itmost needs, yet still includes some f tfuture issues in red iidalso considers customer service impacts to that require attentionmaintain customer service levels. The end result is a production schedulecreated and/or updated in a matter of secondsthatProduction schedule from Dynamic Scheduler offeringprovides the best balance between transition the best balance between costs, inventory holdings,production costs and and customer service. customer serviceCustomer Service WorkstationThe Customer Service Workstation provides Available-To-Promise (ATP)functionality and order status updates to support day-to-day activities ofthe customer service personnel. The Available-To-Promise analysispysynthesizes inventory, production schedules, orders and forecasts tocompute availability for any moment in the future, and also recommendsalternate sourcing options if preferred sources are at capacity. 5. Collaborative Sales ForecastThe Picaso Demand Planning and Forecasting Modulecreates statistical forecasts and supports thecollaborative 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 toview, analyze, and override statistical forecastsbased on marketing intelligence and uniqueg gqknowledge of customer requirements Create personalized analytics to evaluateforecasting effectivenessProduction Scheduling The Picaso Production Scheduling module provides users with powerful simulation capability, wherein key operating parameters such as producttransitions, equipment rates, and yield values can be modified to helpcreate 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 andeffectiveness 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&OPThe Picaso Advanced Planning module provides the capability tosupport Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) activities and analyses. The tool can be used to determine optimal production andsourcing policies that reduce costs and maximize profitability. Inaddition, 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 exceedsdemand, the tool identifies opportunities to increase profits byrecommending expanded production and sales of key products. 6. Picaso @ Work Excellent expertise. WAMs 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 modulesWe expect to improve customer service,paid for themselves within the first supply chain productivity and financial Reduced inventoryyear of use. performance significantly with WAM Systems by 25% integrated solution. The powerful combination of Increasedp 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 visualvisibility across 4 WAM has played a key role indisplays and powerful optimizationdifferent ERP capabilities. meeting our supply chain g pp y systems performance objectives. Our expansion of Picaso to supportWAM Systems Picaso offered the worldwide operations extends theseideal 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 mixprocess industry track record. They offer chain initiative, we spoke with industrya targeted solution that mirrors our by 50%analysts and evaluated dozens ofpplanning needs, and they bring a g y g vendors. vendors WAM Systems provides theknowledge of industry best practices that winning combination of process industrywe consider every bit as important as expertise and high value solutions builttheir software offering. specifically for our needs. 7. Identifying the Hidden Value in Id tif ith HiddV l iThe Your Process Supply ChainThe supply chain is one area of process operations wheresignif


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