Planning | Distribution Planning

Profitably Fulfill Customer Demand with Distribution Planning Software

Distribution Planning Software

Save time, accomplish more with less effort, and keep your goods available at the lowest possible cost. E2open Distribution Planning helps you fulfill customer demand from optimal locations across your distribution network.

Optimize your planning from manufacturing floor to front door

A lot of variables with a lot on the line

Your customers depend on you, and you depend on planning

Planning the distribution of finished goods and components can involve thousands of decisions to make sure inventory is positioned in the right locations to fulfill demand and be available for replenishment. Without the right solution in place, all those decisions can slow business down and make it difficult to scale with the accuracy customers expect.

Overview of a large industrial distribution warehouse storing products in cardboard boxes on conveyor belts and racks.

Always stay one step ahead of customer demands

Leverage AI-driven automation that aligns with your business goals and integrates upstream planning and downstream execution with more speed, scale, and accuracy.

Make informed decisions

Make informed decisions

It's easy to factor in inventory target policies, sourcing decisions, and alternate modes of transport.

Rapidly fulfill demand

Rapidly fulfill demand

A demand allocation engine assigns scarce supply using rules such as fair share, priority, quota, and target stock to fulfill the most profitable demand.

Quickly evaluate impact

Quickly evaluate impact

You can understand and assess the impact of changes by creating what-if scenarios across the extended supply chain.

Plan efficiently, constraints included

Plan efficiently, constraints included

The system accounts for constraints such as warehouse storage, loading and handling capacities, facility calendars, lead times, lot sizes, and product shelf life.

Optimize transportation

Optimize transportation

The system automates transport load planning, considering packaging options and preferred transport types by lane.

Prioritize allocation

Prioritize allocation

Prioritization capabilities help you deliver the best possible service to the highest priority customers, channels, and geographies in the most efficient way.

Improved customer loyalty
With fewer stockouts and better on-time delivery

Less waste
Through more accurate planning

More efficiency
By planning accurate inventory quantities

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We rebranded e2open Concierge Services as Help Desk Plus and it has become a real extension of our company. The Help Desk Plus has enabled us to meet our partners where we need them and where they need us and make it as seamless and as easy as possible for our partners to go to market for their customers.

Sarah Masessa
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Centralizing and automating our export control processes, and particularly our trade compliance, not only reduces risk for Sandvik, but opens new opportunities to do more business worldwide.


Working with e2open enables us to better fulfill short supplier lead times, reduce inventory levels, and dramatically improve inventory turns—all while lowering the total cost of ownership to our customers.


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.


With the e2open system, processes that used to take a whole calendar year now happen in a matter of days.

Vinny Moscatello

We know what stock we have in the channel, is it healthy, what our average days of stock are, do we ship in more or do we reduce what we are shipping? We are really in control of channel data.

Mailin Boeker

By implementing an integrated international purchasing system, we have ensured that Leggett & Platt is maximizing its efforts to conduct its international procurement activities in a compliant manner.

John Wainwright
Leggett & Platt, Inc.
Geodis logo

E2open compliance capabilities are very important for the Geodis Supply Chain Optimization compliance risk management program. The digital information is key to providing timely and accurate visibility, streamlining our compliance check processes, improving their efficiency and reliability. We’re now very well-positioned for the next wave of growth and ready to offer our customers more value than ever before.

Laurent Rosa

The vision for us is that the core activities of transportation should be running independently and smoothly without any interaction from ourselves so that we can really focus on the additional services that we offer to our customers.

Sebastian Poehl
Head of Global Business Solutions

We want to achieve world-class logistics, with teams able to leverage the best tools to overcome todays and future challenges. The benefits we are anticipating by using e2open’s TMS tool for intercontinental logistics are threefold: standardization, reduction of logistics costs, and end-to-end visibility. This should give us a competitive advantage in the market.

Dan Jianu
Logistics Operations Manager

We consider e2open global trade software as a game changer. It has enabled us to gain in efficiency, follow the evolution of trade rules timely and accurately, and exploit the necessary free trade agreements. It enhanced our overall competitiveness.

Jean-Paul Verschoor
Origin Responsible Manager
Renault Group
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The e2open capabilities through supplier collaboration have enabled Jabil to standardize and digitalize our forecast communication process for all suppliers, providing increased optionality for more efficient collaboration. This is undoubtedly providing us with a competitive advantage, ensuring we have near real time visibility into forecast status with our suppliers and helping us make more reliable commitments to our customers.

Alan Brown
Vice President of Supply Chain, Technology and Transformation
Efficient planning, happier customers

Get more efficiency and customer satisfaction with an integrated approach to upstream planning and downstream execution.

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