Forecast Collaboration for Supply Visibility

Manage supply constraints and volatile demand with visibility into current and upside orders so mismatches don’t impact business.

Synchronize Demand with All Tiers of Supply

Improve productivity and supply assurance while reducing lead times and risk. e2open’s Forecast Collaboration application enables collaboration across all supply tiers to secure raw materials and outsourced capacity for new and existing orders.

Create extended value by connecting buyers and sellers:

  • Share the Big Picture
    A time-series view displays component forecasts, upsides and commits for suppliers and contract manufacturers.

  • Receive Alerts and Respond Proactively
    Dynamic alerts for demand-supply mismatches between buyers and suppliers help you avoid crises upstream.

  • Build Trust among Partners
    A shared, verifiable source of truth for all parties helps increase transparency and trust among all partners in your supply ecosystem.

  • Raise Service Levels
    Increased visibility and smooth collaboration results in improved service levels and shorter lead times.

  • Proactively Manage Exceptions
    Automated issue identification allows you to solve supply chain issues through collaborative workflows across multiple stakeholders.

  • Get Required Materials and Capacity
    A single source of truth for forecasted demand and supplier commits helps you proactively secure materials and capacity.

  • Handle Large Upside Orders Effectively
    Advance visibility into sizable upside orders enables buyers and suppliers to adjust smoothly and avoid shortages and delays.

  • Improve S&OP Outcomes
    Decision-grade supply data and timely awareness of supply constraints drive better sales and operations planning (S&OP) outcomes.

Create extended value by connecting buyers and sellers:

  • Share the Big Picture
    A time-series view displays component forecasts, upsides and commits for suppliers and contract manufacturers.

  • Receive Alerts and Respond Proactively
    Dynamic alerts for demand-supply mismatches between buyers and suppliers help you avoid crises upstream.

  • Build Trust among Partners
    A shared, verifiable source of truth for all parties helps increase transparency and trust among all partners in your supply ecosystem.

  • Raise Service Levels
    Increased visibility and smooth collaboration results in improved service levels and shorter lead times.

  • Proactively Manage Exceptions
    Automated issue identification allows you to solve supply chain issues through collaborative workflows across multiple stakeholders.

  • Get Required Materials and Capacity
    A single source of truth for forecasted demand and supplier commits helps you proactively secure materials and capacity.

  • Handle Large Upside Orders Effectively
    Advance visibility into sizable upside orders enables buyers and suppliers to adjust smoothly and avoid shortages and delays.

  • Improve S&OP Outcomes
    Decision-grade supply data and timely awareness of supply constraints drive better sales and operations planning (S&OP) outcomes.

35%

Reduction in the Cycle Time Required to Resolve Issues

10%

Gain in Productivity

20%

Reduction in Inventory Carrying Costs 

Each statistic above is representative of an actual e2open customer experience. Results will vary.

35%

Reduction in the Cycle Time Required to Resolve Issues

10%

Gain in Productivity

20%

Reduction in Inventory Carrying Costs 

Each statistic above is representative of an actual e2open customer experience. Results will vary.

Direct Procurement

Seamless Synchronization of Demand across All Supply Tiers

Synchronize demand across every tier of supply, creating shared value for all parties within the supply ecosystem. Advance visibility into orders enables suppliers to better ensure that materials and capacity are available.

Create Shared Value
Seamless Synchronization of Demand across All Supply Tiers
Seamless Synchronization of Demand across All Supply Tiers

Direct Procurement

Seamless Synchronization of Demand across All Supply Tiers

Synchronize demand across every tier of supply, creating shared value for all parties within the supply ecosystem. Advance visibility into orders enables suppliers to better ensure that materials and capacity are available.

Create Shared Value

“Having visibility to the supply chain gives us and our suppliers the opportunity to plan. We talk about planning its capacity, its resources, its material—and it helps with the cost as well by having all those elements tied together.”

Morris Lenczicki, Vice President, Industrial Systems Applications, L’Oreal

“Having visibility to the supply chain gives us and our suppliers the opportunity to plan. We talk about planning its capacity, its resources, its material—and it helps with the cost as well by having all those elements tied together.”

Morris Lenczicki, Vice President, Industrial Systems Applications, L’Oreal

Business Scenarios

What are your business needs today?

Reach strategic goals and address complex business problems with rapid results. Regardless of your industry or where you are in your supply chain journey, we provide innovative solutions that have the breadth to meet your immediate needs and the depth to grow with your organization.

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Relevant Resources

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2021 GARTNER REPORT Magic Quadrant for Multienterprise Supply Chain Business Networks

Analyst Report
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Automated Supply Management

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Automated Supply Management
Visibility across multiple tiers of supply is essential. Discover how to reduce supply risks, capture upside revenue, become the buyer of choice and…

Relevant Resources

Data Sheet
e2open Forecast Collaboration
Productivity and supply assurance increase when you synchronize demand across every tier of supply and gain visibility into supply chain limitations for all orders—planned or…

Video
Zebra Technologies Is Achieving Digital Transformation with e2open
Matt O’Connor, VP of Manufacturing Operations, Zebra Technologies, talks about Zebra’s digital transformation…

Analyst Report
Learn Why e2open is a Leader in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Multienterprise Supply Chain Business Networks

Video
Automated Supply Management
Visibility across multiple tiers of supply is essential. Discover how to reduce supply risks, capture upside revenue, become the buyer of choice and…

More from the Supply Management Suite

Expand your benefits and see even better results. Once you implement an e2open application, it’s easy to add more capabilities through integration with one or more additional applications from our unified platform.

More from the Supply Management Suite

Expand your benefits and see even better results. Once you implement an e2open application, it’s easy to add more capabilities through integration with one or more additional applications from our unified platform.

Build lasting supplier partnerships. Collaborate across all supply tiers to verify the availability of raw materials and outsourced capacity for current and upside orders.

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