By integrating with SAP Analytics Cloud and SAP Customer Activity Repository, Planalytics’ solution helps businesses stay ahead of changing demand and increase sales and profitability
Berwyn, PA — June 7, 2021 — Planalytics, Inc., an SAP® partner in the SAP PartnerEdge program, today announced that its Weather-Driven Demand Analytics solution is now available on SAP® Store, the online marketplace for SAP and partner offerings. The solution utilizes demand analytics to factor in the impact of the weather – the most consistent and impactful external environmental driver of consumer demand – and integrates this information into existing SAP solutions including SAP Customer Activity Repository and SAP Analytics Cloud. Within 90 days, businesses can improve and automate core processes at scale, capture forecast accuracy improvements and begin to see the following benefits:
● Increased topline revenue by up to 200 basis points
● Growth of profit by 2-6%
● Reduced perishable waste up to 35%
“The ability for businesses that use SAP solutions to directly and more easily access and integrate predictive analytics will help them proactively sense changes in demand and provide a clearer picture of performance,” said Frederic Fox, Planalytics CEO.
By integrating with SAP Analytics Cloud and SAP Customer Activity Repository, Planalytics’ solution will help businesses more accurately account for weather-based sales variability and understand overall business performance. In addition, forward-looking projections will enable businesses to stay a step ahead of shifting demand trends. By better aligning inventory with consumer demand, companies can improve service levels, capture sales and market share, and improve profitability.
SAP Store, found at store.sap.com, delivers a simplified and connected digital customer experience for finding, trying, buying and renewing more than 1,800 solutions from SAP and its partners. There, customers can find the SAP solutions and SAP-validated solutions they need to grow their business. And for each purchase made through SAP Store, SAP will plant a tree.
Planalytics is a partner in the SAP PartnerEdge® program. As such, it is empowered to build, market and sell software applications that supplement and build on SAP software and technology. The SAP PartnerEdge program provides the enablement tools, benefits and support to facilitate building high-quality, disruptive applications focused on specific business needs – quickly and cost-effectively. The program provides access to all relevant SAP technologies in one simple framework under a single, global contract.
Planalytics Inc. delivers demand sensing analytics to retailers, consumer goods manufacturers, restaurants, and service companies. By applying advanced statistical methods and machine learning, mountains of sales data, years of unmatched retail demand expertise to the most omnipresent external influencer of purchasing – the weather, Planalytics provides businesses with a proven and measurable return on investment. Leading consumer brands across the globe rely on Planalytics weather-driven demand metrics to improve planning accuracy and optimize inventory allocation, replenishment, digital advertising, and other core activities. Learn more by visiting www.planalytics.com.
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