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DALLAS, June 13, 2022 – :o9 Solutions, a leading enterprise AI software platform provider for transforming planning and decision-making, today announced that AMOREPACIFIC will use o9’s AI-powered Digital Brain platform to digitally transform its supply chain operations and supply network management system.

AMOREPACIFIC is Korea’s leading beauty company, providing global customers with 30 popular brands that offer a range of cosmetics, healthcare and household products. o9’s platform will help AMOREPACIFIC generate a single, data-driven plan across its sales, inventory and supply functions to establish better supply chain management decision-making and performance management. It will also enhance the company’s ability to respond quickly to changing market dynamics and customer demand through better supply network collaboration. 

With a sales plan for all products anchored in the use of high-quality demand data and the supply network leveraging the sales plan as the standard, the o9 platform will enable AMOREPACIFIC to accurately forecast market demand. The platform will give the company superior visibility into demand by facilitating mid- to long-term demand planning based on consensus. Additionally, features like supply chain master data, system-wide supply planning and a global supply chain control tower will augment the reliability of and visibility into AMOREPACIFIC’s supply plans.

In addition to the power demonstrated by o9’s Digital Brain platform, AMOREPACIFIC selected o9 for its innovations in graph technology, in-memory databases, software-as-a-service, AI and machine learning. The decision was also based on o9’s accumulated expertise and successful track record of helping some of the world’s most beloved global beauty brands realize rapid value delivery through digital transformation. 

Woonghyeog Lee, o9’s Korea Country Manager, added, “AMOREPACIFIC’s selection of the o9 planning and decision-making platform carries a lot of meaning, as it represents o9’s breakthrough into the Korean beauty industry. We are honored to support AMOREPACIFIC’s journey with Samsung SDS to transform its supply chain management practices and will continue to offer our innovative AI-powered technology to more and more markets throughout Asia Pacific and beyond.”

o9 Solutions

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.