May 3, 2021, Seoul – o9 Solutions, a premier AI-driven integrated planning and operations solution provider for the enterprise, announced that it would supply its next-generation AI-powered integrated business planning platform for real-time demand and supply planning management to Doosan Infracore.
Doosan Infracore is a Korean construction machinery and engine company with production facilities in Korea, China, and Norway and sales companies, branch offices, and dealer networks worldwide. Doosan Infracore supports both make-to-stock (MTS) and make-to-order (MTO) production according to market conditions and strategies. The company recently decided to deploy a smart supply chain management system to dynamically respond to shifting demand and optimize resource distribution.
As one of its Digital Transformation strategic activities, Doosan Infracore set out on a thorough year-long search and evaluation for a next-generation Sales and Operations Planning Systems of Differentiation. In March 2021, Doosan Infracore chose o9 Solutions’ AI-powered integrated supply chain platform running on the AWS cloud.
o9 Solutions has offered its supply planning solution, providing Doosan Infracore with a core platform that draws upon the accumulated experience and knowledge from various industries, both within Korea and abroad. o9 is also supplementing the core platform with MVP (Minimum Viable Product) planning templates that have been in development since October 2020. Additionally, o9 Solutions developed a workflow that supports not only supply resource distribution but also data-driven decision-making.
With the implementation of o9 Solutions’ Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) system, Doosan Infracore expects to optimize supply while factoring in both forecasts and actual orders; establish data-driven strategic supply planning; increase supply responsiveness to market fluctuations while reducing excess inventory; enrich customer service quality; and decrease costs related to emergency shipping and supply shortfalls.
"We are honored to help Doosan Infracore establish a flexible supply management solution that combines our SCM platform with our global experience serving customers around the world. We will configure the platform for Doosan Infracore’s integrated business planning, its unique supply management needs, and will provide active support to ensure a positive contribution to Doosan Infracore profitability."Igor RikaloCOO of o9 Solutions
Gartner, Inc. has recently named o9 Solutions the leading visionary in the Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning Solutions, acknowledging its outstanding technology. o9 Solutions has already deployed its next-generation AI-powered platform at leading global clients.
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o9 offers a leading AI-powered Planning, Analytics & Data platform called the Digital Brain that helps companies across industry verticals transform traditionally slow and siloed planning into smart, integrated and intelligent planning and decision making across the core supply chain, commercial and P&L functions. With o9’s Digital Brain platform, companies are able to achieve game-changing improvements in quality of data, ability to detect demand and supply risks and opportunities earlier, forecast demand more accurately, evaluate what-if scenarios in real time, match demand and supply intelligently and drive alignment and collaboration across customers, internal stakeholders and suppliers around the integrated supply chain and commercial plans and decisions. Supported by a global ecosystem of partners, o9’s innovative delivery methodology helps companies achieve quick impact in customer service, inventory levels, resource utilization, as well as ESG and financial KPIs—while enabling a long-term, sustainable transformation of their end-to-end planning and decision-making capabilities.