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I-Plan partners with ForecastIT

by Jari Kaukiainen on April 1st, 2019

I-Plan grows its partner network by announcing a new regional partnership with Forecast IT

I-Plan has chosen ForecastIT to accelerate the growth of the integrated business planning and S&OP market in Portugal. ForecastIT is a Portuguese company operating in the Information systems sector, implementing services across a range of IT solutions including Oracle and Sage ERP. The company boasts a highly qualified, motivated and customer-oriented team, constantly innovating in their business sector to enhance their services in co-operation with their customers. ForecastIT is headquartered in Lisbon and operates across the whole of Portugal.

 

“We are pleased to add I-Plan as a best of breed demand and supply planning solution to complement the existing ERP solutions we are delivering. Ultimately, the goal is to help our customers perform better in their businesses. With synergies working together with I-Plan in our region makes much sense to join forces to create value and improve customer collaboration models to support their businesses”

say both Nuno Santos and Filipe Dantas, managing partners of ForecastIT

 

I-Plan is a cloud-based software tool for Integrated Business Planning including demand forecasting, profitability-based supply network planning, production planning, and inventory optimization. I-Plan makes it possible to forecast market demand with far greater accuracy, schedule production more efficiently, control inventories more tightly and give executives the information they need to increase profitability while following strategic goals.

The I-Plan team has extensive experience delivering solutions globally to manufacturing companies of all sizes. Our products are serving major organizations in industry sectors including paper, packaging, nonwovens, tissue, steel and food and beverage. Working in harmony with existing ERP and production systems, I-Plan adds a layer of sophistication and insight that leads managers and planners directly to substantial efficiency improvements, cost reductions, and overall profit increase.

 

“Through this co-operation and the complementary local know-how of ForecastIT, it will be possible to improve customers’ tactical planning processes. With I-Plan, the customer sales process and the production planning process can be fluently integrated to execution and further for the customers’ advantage. This opportunity provides benefit for new and existing ForecastIT customers that could not be equalled by the I-Plan team operating independently in the region”

Says Alan Cheesbrough, founder and CEO of I-Plan

 

The I-Plan team includes the network of partners and project support staff based largely in Europe with a head office at the University of Warwick Science Park in England. The I-Plan team is also committed to key delivery partners in the North American and Asia Pacific regions.