PCCR USA Selects Arkieva Software for Demand Planning, Production Planning, & Inventory Analysis - Arkieva


Arkieva software enables PCCR to keep demand and supply balanced with corporate objectives, while keeping the highest degree of customer service

WILMINGTON, DE. – February 20 , 2012 – Arkieva (formerly Supply Chain Consultants), designer and supplier of the Arkieva suite of supply chain management (SCM) software solutions, announced today a contract with PCCR USA, Inc., to provide and implement the Arkieva Demand Planning, Supply Planning, and Inventory Analysis solutions.

Using renewable resources, PCCR USA, Inc. is a leading supplier of high quality polymer resins continuing a legacy of more than 50 years producing materials for the coatings and composites industry.

Headquartered in Carpentersville, Ill., the company’s coatings and composites specialists have years of experience developing and formulating solutions for the most challenging binder and coating needs both consumer and commercial.

“We selected Arkieva because it is the best solution for the complexities of our business and because of their experience in the chemical industry,” said Rod Graf, Operations Director at PCCR USA.  “In addition, the software makes it easy to share supply and demand data within various user groups.  Everyone is operating from the same supply chain data.”

Arkieva software is used at PCCR by finance, sales, and operations to help synchronize the planning and forecasting activities of these business functions.

The PCCR application of the Arkieva suite of software will make it possible to select and synthesize information from multiple sources, and analyze and report demand with greater accuracy. The configurability of the product also allows greater flexibility in meeting PCCR’s particular needs.

“We are excited to have a market leader like PCCR select Arkieva. The Arkieva Supply Planner is a comprehensive optimization tool for keeping supply aligned with corporate objectives in the face of change,” said Peter Murphy, Director of Software Implementation at Arkieva. “The ability to quickly create profit-driven supply scenarios for contingency planning, in a sandbox environment, is a key feature of this solution.”

Arkieva software (formerly Zemeter) provides a wide spectrum of product functionality including demand planning, inventory planning, finite scheduling, production optimization, margin optimization, and business intelligence.

About Arkieva

Arkieva is a nearly 20-year-old software solutions company with headquarters in Wilmington, Del., and European operations in Antwerp, Belgium. The company provides a wide range of supply chain software solutions that are in use in North and South America, Europe, and Asia. Such major corporations as Momentive, INVISTA, Sunsweet Growers, and INEOS use Arkieva (formerly Zemeter) products. Arkieva is a Microsoft Certified Partner. For more information see arkieva.com.

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