Aspen's eSupply Chain Suite Hits Market

Suite aimed at process manufacturing industries

CAMBRIDGE/PRNewswire/ -- Aspen eSupply Chain Suite recently hit the markets. Designed specifically for process companies seeking B2B collaboration with suppliers, partners and customers, Aspen Technologys suite optimizes both the flow of knowledge and material goods for the process industries. The suite enables process manufacturers to integrate, automate and optimize all critical components of their extended supply chains.

AspenTech's solution transforms supply chain management into an innovative, integrated activity that spans entire value chains, enabling the development of new, end-to-end e-business models. With real-time planning, scheduling and execution as well as reporting, forecasting and analysis, AspenTech eSupply Chain solutions support strategic decision making, as well as providing the agility and flexibility to respond to today's fast-paced markets.

Meeting unique needs of process companies
The Aspen eSupply Chain Suite is designed around the unique business needs of process companies. A recent AMR report stressed that process companies cannot succeed in e-business without integrating the performance models of their plant(s) and their supply chain. Striving to meet this requirement, the suite works with all other AspenTech suites, ERP systems and most third party applications.

Other unique features that address specific process industry requirements include:

  • Modeling capabilities for by- and co-products
  • Planning and detailed scheduling for multi-plant intermediates
  • Campaign scheduling and product change over management

"With Aspen eSupply Chain Suite, process manufacturers have a powerful, integrated solution for collaborating on all key process industry activities," said Larry Evans, CEO and Chairman of AspenTech.