Anaplan as business-owned platform for E2E planning

Customer

A global research-based pharmaceutical company that develops and distributes novel and effective therapies to address patient needs.

Challenges

  • Going from a complete decentralized spreadsheet mindset to a structured way of working in Anaplan
  • No ERP system present for PR/PO creation, shipment tracking and goods receipt, master data maintenance
  • Every planner had their own way of working, so change management was a large topic throughout the project

Solution

Bluecrux supported by

  • Integrating a demand input from sources across the organization: from sales to project & supply chain
  • Creating a replenishment plan with a demand scenario analysis to anticipate volatility in the markets and integrate a FEFO logic to consume inventory
  • Creating a connected material requirement plan through a BOM explosion & UoM conversion
  • Integrating DocuSign to approve PRs & create POs efficiently
  • Creating an inbound shipment & tracking system in Anaplan to manage supply variability

Results

One tool for E2E planning

integrating basic transactional ERP functionality such as tracking of POs & master data maintenance​

Structured planning process creating visibility throughout the organization on the demand

supply & stock levels​

Unified approach towards planning across the organization through a structured

business-owned platform fully supported by the different departments​

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