Ferguson Enterprises

Ferguson Enterprises

Ferguson Enterprises leverages an S&OP discipline for success

Ferguson is the largest wholesale distributor of residential and commercial plumbing supplies and pipe, valves and fittings in the U.S. It is also a major distributor of HVAC equipment, fire protection systems, waterworks and industrial products and services.

Challenge

As the leading supplier of construction-related products and services in North America, Ferguson needed an agile supply chain platform to increase visibility and right size inventory while ensuring high service rates shorter lead times across a broad product portfolio.

Solution

Logility Voyager Solutions™ helped Ferguson transition from a purchasing-driven culture to a demand-driven one.

Bottom Line

  • Increased forecast accuracy to 70%
  • Expanded to forecast 99.5% of DC volume on a cost basis
  • Increased visibility across supply chain network
  • Realigned inventory and increased service levels to 97.5%
  • Reduced safety stock