Innovative retail technologies for precise forecasts of future customer needs
Customers have high expectations in terms of immediate availability of the products they are looking for. Especially in today‘s omnichannel world this poses great challenges for retailers. It is necessary to predict exact demand on a daily basis - and across all sales channels.
SAP Unified Demand Forecast provides these precise forecasts with the help of the latest technologies and statistical methods.
Forecast on a daily basis
Part of the SAP CAR landscape
In-memory performance based on SAP HANA
Modeling by data and priors
What If Forecast
Planning future promotions / price changes
Analysis in SAP CAR through HANA Views
You are always up-to-date through ad hoc simulations in real time
You forecast exact customer requirements with the help of predictive analytics
You evaluate your forecast quality with real-time analyses
Demand Forecasting in Retail with SAP UDF
Integration of UDF within the SAP CAR architecture
SAP UDF - Accurate forecasting through state-of-the-art methods
SAP Unified Demand Forecast as part of the Customer Activity Repository (CAR) delivers demand forecasts that can be used by different application levels, such as Promotion Management or Assortment Planning.
Core elements are demand modeling and demand forecasting. Based on historical data, future customer behavior can be accurately predicted. The calculations also take into account all extraordinary factors influencing sales behavior. These demand influencing factors range from weather data and promotions to regional or national events and holidays.
As one of the first consulting companies with experience in the implementation of UDF, retailsolutions supports you as an experienced partner. Due to our close partnership with SAP, as well as the involvement in current implementation projects, retailsolutions can rely on an excellent expertise.
We support you in the integration or new implementation of UDF, the Next-Level-Replenishment of SAP.