Jda Software Group Inc : JDA Software Supports Skyworks Solutions with Sales & Operations Planning, Factory Planning and Reporting Solutions
07/11/2012| 09:10am US/Eastern
Wireless handset chip provider looks to improve demand planning and
support production planning within its assembly and test operations
Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: JDAS), The Supply Chain Company®,
today announced that Skyworks
Solutions, Inc., an innovator of high reliability analog
semiconductors, has implemented JDA®
Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) and also selected JDA®
Factory Planner, JDA®
Reporting and JDA®
Agile Business Process Platform (ABPP) in the second quarter of
2012. The company is using JDA Sales & Operations Planning to help drive
improved demand planning across its organization and plans to use JDA
Factory Planner for supporting production planning and scheduling within
its assembly and test operations.
Skyworks offers high-performance analog products supporting automotive,
broadband, cellular infrastructure, energy management, industrial,
medical, military, wireless networking, smart phone and tablet
The JDA S&OP solution extends beyond traditional demand-supply matching,
and aligns S&OP with corporate financial goals to help drive
cross-functional alignment. From forecasting to inventory and supply
balancing, this level of enterprise-wide visibility provides companies
with the data needed to help achieve strategic objectives, maximize
profits and increase customer service levels.
JDA's factory planning solution helps companies develop optimized
production plans while simultaneously considering material, capacity and
due date constraints. By using JDA Factory Planner, planners and
schedulers have the ability to intelligently improve manufacturing
facility performance to meet business objectives such as enhancing
due-date performance, reducing lead times, improving throughput, and
decreasing inventory and operating expenses.
"JDA's S&OP solution is easy to use and enhances the efficiency of our
internal processes for hub and global demand planning," said Arif
Khalil, vice president of information technology at Skyworks Solutions.
"With a successful project under our belt, we are now expanding our JDA
footprint with JDA Factory Planner to leverage the company's extensive
semiconductor process expertise across our supply chain team."
"With Skyworks' go-live of JDA Sales & Operations Planning, we continue
to see market momentum in this area as companies look to integrate
business planning across their organization," said Puneet Saxena,
vice president, manufacturing industry strategy, JDA Software. "By
having the entire company aligned on a common platform that enables
rapid analysis and insights, the JDA solution allows Skyworks' teams to
have an improved holistic view of the current operations and improve
planning. With the recent selection of JDA Factory Planner, we look
forward to supporting Skyworks' ongoing success."
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About JDA Software Group
JDA® Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: JDAS), The Supply Chain
Company®, is the leading provider of innovative supply chain
management, merchandising and pricing excellence solutions worldwide.
JDA empowers more than 6,000 companies of all sizes to make optimal
decisions that improve profitability and achieve real results in the
manufacturing, wholesale distribution, transportation, retail and
services industries. With an integrated solutions offering that spans
the entire supply chain from materials to the consumer, JDA leverages
the powerful heritage and knowledge capital of acquired market leaders
including i2 Technologies®, Manugistics®, E3®,
Intactix® and Arthur®. JDA's robust services
offering, including complete solution lifecycle management via JDA Cloud
Services, provides customers with leading-edge industry practices and
supply chain expertise, lower total cost of ownership, long-term
business value, and 24/7 functional and technical support. To learn
more, visit jda.com or email email@example.com.
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