Quick on the Draw

Company implements solution to forecast customer demand, improve inventory management

Atlanta  November 19, 2002  Logility, a supplier of collaborative commerce solutions, today said that BBA Materials Technology Group has picked Logility Voyager Solutions to forecast demand in an effort to improve supply chain responsiveness.

BBA is one of the world's largest international groups in the nonwovens industry, with leading positions in hygiene, medical, technical and industrial markets. Its said it has a goal to forecast customer demand for its range of products, and it chose Logility Voyager Solutions' demand solution for that purpose.

The company said it believes the solution improve inventory management and supply chain responsiveness. It will use Voyager Demand Planning to reconcile demand history, orders and other information to produce overviews of demand by item, location, customer and/or group.

"Logility offers BBA an opportunity to achieve greater supply chain efficiency with optimal inventories and fewer stockouts," said Derek Anderson, vice president global procurement, at BBA Materials Technology Group. "Demand Planning provides BBA with comprehensive views of BBA's past, present and future business, while gaining insight into market needs and offering a rapid return on investment. Logility has been an easy partner to work with as we better align our business with a keener focus on customer demands."