Transforming manufacturing efficiency with production planning powered by Anaplan


Ken Nichols

Sr. Manager, Supply Chain Solutions Marketing, Anaplan

We are proud to announce the launch of our cutting-edge supply chain Production Planning Application.

Designed to meet the complex demands of modern manufacturing, the Anaplan Production Planning Application delivers unprecedented visibility, agility, and efficiency across production processes, empowering manufacturers to thrive in a dynamic market environment. 

This new solution leverages the power of Connected Planning to integrate data, people, and plans across your organization. This innovative application enables real-time visibility, advanced analytics, and agile planning, ensuring you can optimize operations, reduce costs, and respond swiftly to changes in demand. 

Key features of the Production Planning Application: 

  • Connected Planning: Unifies data from various sources, fostering collaboration across departments and ensuring all stakeholders operate from a single source of truth 
  • Real-time visibility: Provides dynamic dashboards and real-time insights into production metrics, allowing for quick adjustments based on current data
  • Advanced analytics: Utilizes predictive analytics and machine learning to forecast demand, optimize inventory levels, and predict production outcomes 
  • Flexible and scalable: Adapts to specific business needs with customizable models and workflows, supporting growing businesses with scalable architecture 
  • Integration capabilities: Seamlessly integrates with existing ERP systems, offering API connectivity for a cohesive production environment
  • Agile planning and optimization: Optimizes resource allocation and capacity planning to enhance production efficiency and minimize downtime 

Benefits for manufacturers: 

  • Enhanced decision-making: Real-time data and scenario analysis enable proactive adjustments and informed decision-making 
  • Improved efficiency: Streamlined processes and automated workflows reduce waste and increase productivity 
  • Cost savings: Optimized production schedules and robust inventory management minimize excess inventory and associated holding costs 
  • Greater agility: Responsive planning capabilities allow quick adaptation to market conditions and supply chain disruptions
  • Better collaboration: A unified platform promotes collaboration and transparency across the production process

“We are excited to bring together industry and academic experts combined with our past 10+ years of real-world customer experience in production planning to deliver a world-class, out-of-the-box production planning application,” says EJ Tavella, Anaplan’s SVP of supply chain applications. “The ability to not only bring together extensive constraints and leverage native scenario modeling but also leverage native optimization capabilities to drive truly agile decision-making with visibility to tradeoffs against volume, revenue, and margin is a game-changer for our customers looking to get greater speed and efficiency out of their supply chains.”

Break free of traditional supply chain planning limitations with an agile, efficient Production Planning Application.