About Smart IP&O

Smart IP&O is a web-based software application for medium and large businesses, designed to help users to track business metrics and forecast accurately in order to optimize inventory and service levels. It integrates three modules for demand planning, forecasting, and inventory optimization. The software caters to operational research professionals, sales and forecast analysts, material and inventory planners, and demand planners.

Smart IP&O offers inventory policy decision support and facilitates the sharing and tracking of policy decision results. It helps identify overstocked and understocked areas. The Smart Inventory Optimization module allows users to collaborate on, share, and track the impact of inventory planning for different types of replenishment policies, including reorder point/order quantity, min/max, safety stock planning, and order up to levels.

The Smart Demand Planner module of Smart IP&O is a stat-based forecasting solution. It offers users the ability to align strategic business forecasting with granular forecasts of items in order to improve the accuracy of forecasts over time. Accuracy can be monitored and fine-tuned when needed, and these forecasts can be shared with internal and external stakeholders including suppliers.

Key benefits of Smart IP&O

• Smart IP&O offers three integrated modules; Smart Inventory Optimization, Smart Operational Analytics, and Smart Demand Planner.

• The Smart Inventory Optimization module identifies areas where the company is overstocked and understocked to help maintain an optimal inventory level. It enables admin users to modify planning parameters depending on rules, service targets, and the inventory budget of the company.

• The Smart Inventory Optimization module automatically updates planning parameters as demand and other inputs change.

• The Smart Operational Analytics module enables organizations to share stats and detailed reports among different teams and teammates, as well as external stakeholders. The module allows assessing and classifying inventory by class, stage, and much more.

• The Smart Demand Planner module aligns strategic business forecasting with granular forecasts of the item mix, in order to improve forecast accuracy.

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Features

Total features of Smart IP&O: 58

  • "What If" Scenarios
  • Ad hoc Reporting
  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Audit Management
  • Budgeting/Forecasting
  • Business Process Control
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Correlation Analysis
  • Cost Tracking
  • Dashboard
  • Data Visualization
  • Demand Forecasting
  • ERP
  • Exception Reporting
  • Exceptions Management
  • Forecasting
  • Goal Setting / Tracking
  • Historical Reporting
  • Internal Controls Management
  • Inventory Auditing
  • Inventory Control
  • Inventory Management
  • Inventory Optimization
  • Inventory Replenishment
  • Inventory Tracking
  • KPI Monitoring
  • Key Performance Indicators
  • Maintenance Management
  • Manufacturing Inventory Management
  • Modeling & Simulation
  • Multi-Channel Management
  • Operational Risk Management
  • Performance Metrics
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Procurement Management
  • Production Scheduling
  • Promotions Management
  • Qualitative Analysis
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Real-time Updates
  • Reorder Management
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Response Management
  • Risk Assessment
  • Risk Reporting
  • Sales & Operations Planning
  • Sales Forecasting
  • Sales Trend Analysis
  • Scenario Planning
  • Search/Filter
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Stock Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Supplier Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Trend Analysis
  • Visual Analytics
  • Warehouse Management

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Reviews

Overall rating

4 /5
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Value for Money
5/5
Features
5/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Customer Support
5/5

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  • Industry: Medical Devices
  • Company size: 1 001-5 000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1-5 months
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  • Ease of Use
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  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

SMART at Confluent Medical

Reviewed on 2020/11/08

Pros

Built in integration to Epicor. Responsiveness of company to add functionality that was needed. Easy export/import capabilities.

Cons

Length of time needed to tweak functionality to match our requirements, but I appreciate the responsiveness and willingness to do that.

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Smart IP&O offers the following pricing plans:

  • Starting from: US$2 000,00/month
  • Pricing model: Subscription
  • Free Trial: Not Available

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Smart IP&O has the following typical customers:

2-10, 11-50, 51-200, 201-500, 501-1 000, 1 001+

We do not have any information about what languages Smart IP&O supports

Smart IP&O supports the following devices:

Smart IP&O integrates with the following applications:

Epicor ERP, NetSuite

Smart IP&O offers the following support options:

Email/Help Desk, Phone Support, Chat

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