ToolsGroup, a global leader in supply chain planning software, today announced the availability of Supply Chain Forecast | Inventory in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace, an online store providing applications and services for use on Microsoft Azure. ToolsGroup customers can now take advantage of the scalability, high availability, and security of Azure, with streamlined deployment and management.
Supply Chain Forecast | Inventory is a self-service, pay-as-you-go supply chain planning tool that allows small and midsize businesses to quickly generate a robust forecast, optimize inventory plans, and achieve targeted customer service levels.
For companies unsure how to digitize planning processes or whether they have internal expertise, Supply Chain Forecast | Inventory simplifies the transition from spreadsheets to world-class demand forecasting and inventory optimization. The tool is designed to help businesses grow by moving beyond spreadsheet-based forecasting and trial-and-error inventory management. Supply Chain Forecast | Inventory reduces waste, makes planning more efficient, and increases customer satisfaction. The cloud-based, AI-augmented solution optimizes tasks—all in an easy-to-use interface.
With Supply Chain Forecast | Inventory, companies at any stage of planning maturity can:
Improve forecast accuracy
Reduce investment in stock
Increase customer service levels
“We wanted to provide companies of any size an easy path to get started with digital supply chain planning, so they can be ready for anything tomorrow brings,” said Joseph Shamir, CEO, ToolsGroup. “By putting our years of planning technology experience into an easy-to-learn, scalable application, we can help companies, including those with short deployment timelines and tight budgets, to realize quick wins in customer service and stock reduction.”
Sajan Parihar, Senior Director, Microsoft Azure Platform at Microsoft Corp. said, “We’re pleased to welcome ToolsGroup Supply Chain Forecast | Inventory to the Microsoft Azure Marketplace, which gives our partners great exposure to cloud customers around the globe. Azure Marketplace offers world-class quality experiences from global trusted partners with solutions tested to work seamlessly with Azure.”
The Azure Marketplace is an online market for buying and selling finished Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications and premium datasets. The Azure Marketplace helps connect companies seeking innovative, cloud-based solutions with partners who have developed solutions that are ready to use.
Learn more about Supply Chain Forecast | Inventory on its page in the Azure Marketplace.
ToolsGroup is how organizations achieve their target service levels while optimizing inventory, no matter how complex their supply chain is or how much demand changes. In a world that never follows the rules, organizations have to be ready for anything–from the challenges of multi-echelon inventory optimization to the endless surprises of sporadic demand. To do this, they have to predict more behaviors, protect against surprises, and perform more efficiently. Only ToolsGroup makes all this possible. That’s why global leaders like Absolut, BP and Harley-Davidson continue to rely on us year after year. Visit www.ToolsGroup.com and follow us on Twitter @ToolsGroup.