A leading distribution company in UK adopts Oracle Planning Cloud to improve forecast accuracy and inventory turns

By January 18, 2021 January 25th, 2021 Success Story

A leading distribution company in UK adopts Oracle Planning Cloud to improve forecast accuracy and inventory turns

Client Industry 

Distribution of Building Materials

Oracle Modules Implemented

Oracle Demand Management Cloud
Oracle Supply Planning Cloud


United Kingdom

Client Background and Business Context

The client is one of the leading specialist distributor of plumbing and heating products. As a leading plumbing, heating and trade specialist merchant in the UK, the client aims to be the first choice for trade customers across the country.

The client selected Trinamix for improving their Supply and Demand Planning processes using Oracle Planning Cloud.

The client was live with SCM Cloud but was challenged with user-adoption, optimal use of the system and supply chain accuracy during the pandemic. Trinamix helped the client improve its inventory planning processes leveraging it’s existing Oracle Planning Cloud platform.

Key Solution Highlights

  • A shift from monthly Demand Planning to a weekly process
  • Improved forecast accuracy at item/org level
  • Exception based management
  • Planning process as per product classification
  • A shift from offline (extract and upload) to system-based processes
  • Process improvement for new product introduction (NPI)
  • User-friendly and easy-to-use tasks and reports by leveraging Oracle Demand Management and Supply Planning Cloud best practices

Key Benefits

Improved forecast accuracy and ensured resiliency during events like COVID-19 by further tuning the system to recognize disruption

Optimize Inventory to ensure on-time delivery, reduce stock-outs and reduce cost of ownership

Successful user adoption across the organization leveraging latest features of Planning Cloud

About Trinamix

Trinamix is a leading Oracle implementation specialist that facilitates customers in the digital transformation of their supply chain using Oracle Supply Chain Management, Supply Chain Planning, Internet of Things, Blockchain and AI/ML. Trinamix offerings include design thinking, strategic planning, change management, business process transformation, industry specific solutions, support services and RPA based implementations. We are headquartered in the US with local offices in Canada, Australia, Japan, UK and India.

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