Newsletters Delivers Inventory Visibility to Consumer Products Companies and is Now on the SAP Store

Alloy Technologies, Inc. announced that its solution is now available in the SAP Store and is part of SAP’s industry cloud portfolio for the consumer products industry. brings consumer products customers that leverage SAP Integrated Business Planning (SAP IBP) for Supply Chain visibility to consumer demand and inventory across their supply chains. leverages integration capabilities of SAP Business Technology Platform (SAP BTP) to integrate with SAP IBP for Supply Chain and SAP BTP data and analytics solutions using SAP Integration Suite to deliver harmonized, granular demand, inventory, and other point-of-sale data to customers as part of SAP’s industry cloud portfolio for the consumer products industry.

“Problems like stockouts and excess inventory continue to present a major challenge for every brand selling into retail. With now available as part of SAP’s industry cloud portfolio, consumer brands can gain current and complete visibility into their inventory positions and consumer demand, so they can make better, more accurate decisions across their supply chains,” said Joel Beal, CEO and co-founder of Alloy Technologies. “Consumer products companies are realizing that it’s not enough to keep an eye on consumer preferences monthly or weekly. These brands need immediate insights from their POS and inventory data—by day, by store, and even by SKU—to stay competitive.” is a demand and inventory control tower purpose-built to help consumer products companies sell more, save time, and solve complex supply chain challenges.

With daily SKU-store level insights in, brands can quickly sense problems, predict issues their competitors won’t see coming and respond in real time, within seconds instead of days, according to the company.

With consumer brands can get:

  • An early warning system when their demand and supply are out of sync, powered by daily SKU store-level insights
  • 850-plus pre-built connectors to automatically pull and harmonize data from all their retailers, ecommerce partners, channel inventory and ERP
  • A single source of information for their sales and supply chain teams to make faster business decisions
  • Accurate near-term forecasts (two to six weeks) based on daily SKU-store level data to make better decisions about inventory allocation, promotions and order adjustments with retail partners

Now, C-level executives and analysts alike can access daily insights relevant to their jobs, making it easy to collaborate on decisions and have insightful data-based conversations with retailers.

“The inclusion of in SAP’s industry cloud portfolio is a great benefit for the consumer products industry,” said Anna Linden, VP, global head of supply chain planning solution management at SAP. “Data from the broader ecosystem is a key driver for insightful and aligned business decisions. Brands that aren’t prioritizing granular visibility and rapid-response in this new climate will struggle to stay competitive. Our partnership with Alloy Technologies helps enable businesses that use SAP IBP for Supply Chain to access broad sets of harmonized daily point-of-sale, inventory, and supply chain data so they can automatically build more accurate forecasts and ensure business continuity in times of supply chain disruption.”

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