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Standard Motor Products tunes up its demand planning strategy

Established in 1919, Standard Motor Products, Inc., (SMP) is a leading independent manufacturer, distributor and marketer of replacement parts for motor vehicles in the automotive aftermarket industry, with an increasing focus on the original equipment and original equipment service markets.

Challenge

SMP needed a platform to help cost-effectively support acquisition-related growth was increasing demand volatility and SKU volumes.

Solution

Standard Motor Products implemented Logility Voyager Solutions™ and has improved demand planning practices, customer service levels and collaboration initiatives with customers and suppliers, and gained better overall visibility across its supply chain.

Bottom Line

  • Accurately forecast demand and optimize inventory investments
  • Deliver superior customer service
  • Streamline new product introductions and old product retirements
  • Collaborate with key customers and suppliers
  • Balance distribution centers and reduce supply chain costs
  • Improve visibility into supplier operations across global supply network