SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — October 12, 2017 — DynaSys, a leading provider of demand and supply chain planning (DSCP) solutions, today announced that JJA, a leading wholesaler of indoor and outdoor household products, has selected DynaSys Demand Planning and Procurement Planning solutions to automate, manage and control sales forecasts and procurement, while improving reliability. DynaSys is a division of QAD Inc. (Nasdaq: QADA) (Nasdaq: QADB).
"To be relevant, a solution has to encompass the efficiency of in-house processes and procedures and their supporting technologies," said Nicolas Souraqui, supply chain director at JJA. "Considering the ongoing development of our brands, and the increased volume of our product range, it is essential to have a robust, flexible, reliable and collaborative advanced planning system. With that in mind, we selected the DynaSys DSCP RTP (Ready To Plan) solutions in the cloud."
For the last 41 years, JJA has provided its 1,500 customers, who are specialized distributors of household items, with a wide range of products for decoration, tableware, cooking, gardening and the outdoors. Supported by a large warehouse with more than 20,000 products, JJA's goal is to meet customer demand with delivery times that do not exceed 72 hours. Implementing a DSCP solution will help JJA maintain their growth and keep their promise to their clients.
At JJA, digital technology makes sense only when it is fully dedicated to company purposes. "Smart solutions are nothing without the human expertise behind them," said Souraqui. "That's why we chose DynaSys DSCP RTP. It is a solution with a broad functional scope that is proven in the retail sector. Above all, we have full confidence in the know-how of the DynaSys project team."
DynaSys DSCP RTP will help JJA to:
- Improve sales forecast reliability with demand planning, resulting in a more accurate and wider-reaching view of the company's activities
- Reduce financial overhead through improved inventory management
- Manage procurement from multiple countries, suppliers and sites to maintain optimal customer service levels
- Automate calculations and analysis to achieve more informed and faster decision-making
- Support collaborative solutions that form part of the JJA S&OP process
- Refocus IT resources on JJA's core business by deploying its DSCP solution in the cloud
"In addition to finding a robust and flexible system, we needed to find a global, sustainable and long-term provider with a clear understanding of our business," added Souraqui. "We wanted to leverage DynaSys' experience to support our changing needs and help sustain our growth."
DynaSys CEO, Ariel Weil, added. "We have extensive expertise in the retail market and are particularly pleased to welcome JJA as a DynaSys customer. It joins a considerable list of companies in this challenging sector who have already chosen DynaSys. Cloud DSCP is becoming more widespread among our customers. We recognized that cloud would become the preferred deployment option for customers many years ago. Today's ongoing digital transformation is proving that we made the right decision."
JJA is a family venture founded in 1976, headquartered at Le Blanc Mesnil (93) and with a staff of around 450 people working on four sites: Le Blanc Mesnil, Amiens and Vaux-le-Péril with 183,000 Square feet of integrated logistics and in China.
To specialized distributors (1,500 customers and 4,500 points of sale), the company offers a wide range of household products in five different worlds (20,000 part numbers). Their strength comes from their credo: available exclusive goods and delivery in 72 hours.
Find out more: http://www.jja-sa.fr
About DynaSys – Effective Enterprise Demand and Supply Chain Planning
DynaSys, a division of QAD Inc., (Nasdaq: QADA) (Nasdaq: QADB), provides Demand and Supply Chain Planning solutions. With 30 years of experience, DynaSys provides an integrated and collaborative planning solution that allows businesses to optimize their supply chains, including sales and operations planning, demand planning, network and inventory and business resources optimizations. DynaSys software enables customers and partners in the food and beverage, consumer packaged goods, life sciences, apparel, luxury, high tech, automotive, distribution and retail verticals to meet their goals of better managing Demand and Supply Chain Planning, and becoming more Effective Enterprises.
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About QAD – The Effective Enterprise
QAD Inc. (Nasdaq: QADA) (Nasdaq: QADB) is a leading provider of enterprise software and services designed for global manufacturing companies. For more than 35 years, QAD has provided global manufacturing companies with QAD Enterprise Applications, an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system that supports operational requirements, including financials, manufacturing, demand and supply chain planning, customer management, business intelligence and business process management. QAD Enterprise Applications is offered in flexible deployment models in the cloud, on-premise or in a blended environment. With QAD, customers and partners in the automotive, consumer products, food and beverage, high technology, industrial products and life sciences industries can better align daily operations with their strategic goals to meet their vision of becoming more Effective Enterprises.
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