Steelwedge Selected by Jaguar Land Rover for Integrated Business Planning to Support Global Growth

UK’s leading automotive company adopts cloud-based S&OP planning solution

Birmingham, UK – November 26, 2012 – Jaguar Land Rover has teamed with Steelwedge Software for Integrated Business Planning technology and processes to support its global sales growth.

With customers world-wide wanting more choices, more quickly, the United Kingdom’s leading automotive company, Jaguar Land Rover, is using Steelwedge’s cloud-based Sales & Operations Planning solution as part of its enhanced sales planning programme.

Steelwedge will become the company’s single global sales and operations planning platform to support their growth plans in the crucial task of orchestrating demand and supply. By accelerating their planning cycles, Jaguar Land Rover will further improve their ability to make the best decisions for allocating vehicles and drive more accurate forecasting.

Future elements of the programme will look to integrate Finance, Sales and Operations into a single integrated business planning process to manage detailed product mix and options demand from 2500 dealerships in 150+ markets to extended global supply chain participants.

Steelwedge, named the leading cloud based S&OP planning system by independent research analysts, Gartner, was selected to manage a complex global planning environment via a simple user interface for collaboration with markets, whilst combining strong what-if capabilities with the ability to marry finance and operational plans in a single global environment. Steelwedge will be integrated to a range of legacy, ERP and financial planning systems including SAP.

“Leading global businesses like Jaguar Land Rover are recognizing the power of an agile business plan that can respond to dynamic customer and global market fluctuations,” said Steelwedge CEO, Glen Margolis.  “We’re pleased to help advance Jaguar Land Rover’s planning programme strategy and business process improvement with our cloud-based solution and iterative solutions based delivery model.”

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