It’s a platform that enables breakaway Integrated Business Planning for global enterprises. AI-driven software delivers resilient supply chains through decision centric, unified, probabilistic, and collaborative planning.
Save time, reduce costs, and achieve certainty.
Vanguard Software introduced its first product for decision support analysis in 1995. Today, thousands of companies across every major industry and more than 60 countries rely on Vanguard forecasting and analytic solutions. This global presence stems from their commitment to technical innovation, customer support, and responsible management. From the most accurate forecast benchmarks on record to the first commercial Monte Carlo simulation grid, Vanguard Software remains at the vanguard of innovation.
We recognise that technology is only part of the solution. This is why we work in close partnership with your people to give your business the best outcomes.
Leading platform for demand adjustments due to promotions, new products, phase-outs, and seasonality. Advanced scenarios show end-to-end event impact.
Gain early insight into new patterns and close plan gaps. The cloud-based platform is designed for demand sensing for more accurate short-term forecasts.
Easily identify inconsistencies that impact demand planning across sales, operations, and finance forecasts. Use reports to align plans and enable intelligent collaboration.
Flexible Product Planning
Diagnose products strengths and weaknesses to evaluate opportunities and maximise resources.
Utilise resources holistically to meet demand in the most efficient way possible with rough cut capacity planning.
Planning across multiple facilities is synced with the demand forecast in order to meet demand and avoid stockouts.
Master Production Scheduling (MPS)
Schedule production based on the most up-to-date demand forecast, unlimited constraints, and current business drivers.
Unified data model across forecasts, plans, and schedules means the replenishment dashboard auto-updates when the demand forecast changes.
Optimised Sales Forecasting
Leverage best-possible statistical forecast methods and real-time insights. Get better forecasts that help decrease waste while improving service levels, reputation, customer loyalty, and your bottom line.
Automatic analysis of historical sales data, incorporation of the trends, seasonality, and other patterns into baseline forecasts. Create forecasts for product launches, replacements, and phase-outs with minimal effort from planners.
All plans are unified, ensuring real-time changes to the sales forecast appear in downstream plans, providing end-to-end visibility and alignment.
Sales Capacity Planning
Quantify individual and team performance, set goals based on statistical analyses of bookings, and schedule hiring to optimise capacity.
Multi-Echelon Inventory Optimisation (MEIO)
Balance inventories across the entire distribution network, including interdependencies between echelons. Run what-if scenarios with different inventory strategies.
True Lead Time Calculation
Automatically calculate lead time variability based on historical lead time data from your ERP. Plan based on true lead time to optimise inventory in real-world scenarios.
Ability to handle complex environments, no matter how lengthy the list of parts or how difficult the logic.
Inventory Strategy Automation
Get rid of the time-consuming process associated with constant new product launches or evolutions that require inventory strategy re-assessment.
Advanced Analytics Forecasting
Over two dozen forecast methods, automated (and manual) method selection, and a powerful optimisation engine. Advanced analytic forecasting, modelling, and simulation are a snap for non-expert business users.
Cash Flow Forecasting
An enterprise planning tool that integrates your workflow and data systems to deliver fast, accurate cash flow forecasts.
Automate the consolidation process so you can close the books quickly and accurately. Streamline compliance with even the most complex and rigorous reporting standards worldwide.
Budgeting & Planning
Whether you need to plan for workforce, capital, revenue, or expenditures, you can create discrete workflows to manage plan submissions, review, and approve.
Unified IBP Platform
A unified data model that allows S&OP users to see real-time changes trickle down from the sales forecast to the supply chain and all the way to the cashflow statement and monetized forecast.
Configurable S&OP Workflows
With intuitive, easy-to-configure workflows, automating and implementing your pre-S&OP and S&OP business process is a snap. As your process matures, you can modify your workflows in a few clicks.
Probabilistic Financial Projections
With an integrated Monte Carlo simulation engine, leverage the value of probabilistic planning and risk management for the S&OP process, with a direct impact on financial projections.
Advanced Reporting & Visualisations
This capability enables end-users to create their own charts, reports, and dashboards. Additionally, S&OP best practice reports are pre-built to increase your return on investment.