Cupertino, CA -- (SBWIRE) -- 02/12/2014 -- Ultriva recently hosted an important webinar titled, “How to Gain Inventory Visibility to Achieve Predictability.” Attendees learned how inventory levels can be predictable, why visibility is so important to inventory management, as well as the reasons why strategic inventory is still essential. Tony Perna, the webinar presenter also discussed a method to achieve predictable inventory levels compared to traditional MRP and forecast models.
Perna has spent over twenty years as a consultant in engineering, manufacturing, distribution, and management, discussed the significance of inventory and how to optimize both the velocity and the quantity within the supply chain. The informative webinar helped businesses see inventory in a new way. Perna revealed a way to simulate inventory turns and how to use visual feedback for sustaining inventory levels.
Ultriva’s webinar was well-attended and was free to those working in the supply chain space. To view the webinar, go to: http://info.ultriva.com/supply-chain-webinar-jan14.
Ultriva’s (http://www.ultriva.com) cloud-based platform leverages and seamlessly integrates with leading ERP and MRP systems, to deliver an end to end pull based replenishment model. Ultriva, based in Cupertino, CA, implemented a global demand driven manufacturing model by providing full visibility, scheduling, and sequencing of production of customer orders. The need for a collaborative transactional portal is essential and E2E (End to End) Pull allows large multi-national manufacturers to actively collaborate with customers for actual demand and synchronize with suppliers for replenishment. E2E Pull offers a better solution to balancing supply with customer demand through procurement strategies, materials and inventory policies tied to actual demand signals. Many suppliers want to provide sufficient service levels to customers and turn supply replenishment and synchronization into a competitive advantage. The company’s global footprint is increasing rapidly with implementations in wide variety of industry sectors and enterprises such as ATK, CareFusion, Emerson, Ingersoll Rand, McKesson, Magellan, Regal Beloit, Thermo Fisher and more. Follow Ultriva on Twitter at @Ultriva.