Wipro's New Demand Management Solution for Packaged Goods Industry
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Wipro Technologies' two new SCM solution,Sub-Daily Planning and Scheduling (iSDPS) and Third Party Ordering (iTPO) would help consumer goods packaged to respond to customers demands faster. Wipro's both the solution are SAP-endorsed businesssolutions and are complimentary to SAP's offering. The solution was developed in accordance with the SAP development guidelines providing additional choices and flexibility for businesses running SAPapplications. To become SAP-endorsed business solutions, Wipro's iSDPS and iTPO successfully passed a testing process conducted by SAP. As part of the agreement between Wipro and SAP, both companieswill share technology and product roadmaps.
Due to the perishable nature of fresh food products, consumer products companies are faced with the issue of short-lead times that require daily responsesto adjust to fluctuating customer demand. The iSDPS solution helps in sub- daily production scheduling, allowing consumer products companies to effectively process last-minute customer orders,prioritize orders, manage raw materials and enhance operating efficiency. The solution facilitates reduction in inventory of raw materials by 10-15%. The solution also helps reduce production planning cycletimes by more than 60%, optimizing production resources and labor utilization.
"We believe SAP's endorsement of our iSPDS and iTPO solutions highlights our commitment to driving business value forour customers in the consumer packaged goods industry," said Bhanu Murthy B M, Senior Vice President, Retail, CPG, Transportation, & Government, Wipro Technologies. He continued, Wipro has been atthe forefront of innovation and has made significant investments in non-linear initiatives, contributing eight percent to our revenues. We believe that the ability of these solutions to leverage...