Company Overview: Gates Corporation is the world’s leading manufacturer of power transmission belts and a premier global manufacturer of fluid power products.

Industry: Discrete Manufacturing: Industrial Machinery & Equipment


  • Eliminate stand-alone applications and Excel spreadsheets developed over the years with increasing complexity
  • Improve S&OP integration between tools, process and people
  • Create a more collaborative planning process for the entire S&OP process

Solutions: Fully integrated Arkieva One-Plan S&OP Solution


  • Improved S&OP Maturity: The next level of maturity in the S&OP process
  • Collaborative Demand Planning: The efficiency of the demand planning process has seriously improved
  • Best-Practice Development: The Arkieva project serves as a best-practice for other strategic change projects

Implementation Partner: Solventure


“The implementation of Arkieva has taken the S&OP process at Gates to the next level of maturity. The efficiency of the demand planning process has seriously improved. Our whole sales organization is now using the collaborative forecasting at various levels.”

Thierry Van Heesvelde, S&OP Process Manager, Gates