o9 Solutions Collaborates With Novelis on Supply Chain Planning for Its North American and European Operations
DALLAS, Oct. 27, 2021 – o9 Solutions, a leading enterprise AI software platform provider for transforming planning and decision-making, today announced that it continues to expand its reach into the industrial metals market through a collaboration with Novelis. The leading producer of flat-rolled aluminum products and the world’s largest recycler of aluminum will utilize o9’s AI-powered technology for supply chain planning across its North American and European operations.
Novelis operates an integrated global network of technically advanced rolling and recycling facilities to deliver innovative, low-carbon products to some of the largest and best-known automotive, beverage can, aerospace, architecture, and consumer electronics brands in the world. With a strong focus on sustainability, Novelis strives to expand the use of lightweight, infinitely recyclable aluminum to provide consumers with environmentally friendly products.
Novelis is partnering with o9 to evaluate its Supply Chain Master Planning solution. Powered by o9’s proprietary Enterprise Knowledge Graph technology, the o9 platform provides advanced data management, high-performance demand/supply match solvers, and rapid what-if scenario planning capabilities to help companies like Novelis make better and faster data-driven decisions.
“The o9 Digital Brain platform helps companies make better and faster supply chain decisions, especially when facing an array of demand and supply scenarios – something that is critical for companies with complex supply chains,” said Igor Rikalo, Chief Operating Officer, o9 Solutions. “We look forward to working with Novelis.”
Novelis Inc. is driven by its purpose of shaping a sustainable world together. We are a global leader in the production of innovative aluminum products and solutions and the world’s largest recycler of aluminum. Our ambition is to be the leading provider of low-carbon, sustainable aluminum solutions and to achieve a fully circular economy by partnering with our suppliers, as well as our customers in the aerospace, automotive, beverage can, and specialties industries throughout North America, Europe, Asia, and South America. Novelis is a subsidiary of Hindalco Industries Limited, an industry leader in aluminum and copper, and the metals flagship company of the Aditya Birla Group, a multinational conglomerate based in Mumbai. For more information, visit novelis.com.
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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.