Forest Products

You need to manage margins to improve profits, and margins are thin for paper and forest products companies. From paper manufacturers producing hundreds of paper grades to furniture fabricators with a wide range of product configurations, ImpactECS connects existing data and systems to calculate detailed product costs and variances, determine profits by product or customer, run simulations for planning, analyze supply chains, or other important analytics activities.

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Connect existing data from ERP and finance systems, operations systems, data warehouses, or wherever data lives in your organization with business rules and assumptions to calculate the answers needed to both understand past performance and predict future outcomes with ImpactECS.

Industry Sectors

Paper Manufacturing
Market Pulp
Tissue
Lumber & Mill Products

With ImpactECS, paper and forest products companies can:

  • Calculate and maintain grade specific standard and/or actual costs by paper machine
  • Forecast cost, consumption, loading and profitability at the paper machine, mill and enterprise level
  • Analyze operational variances by comparing actual results based on key usage and production statistics from shop floor systems including PI, OptiVision and Elixer
  • Provide end-to-end detailed SKU cost analysis including broke loss, recycled credits, rebates, transfer costs and converting costs
  • Forecast short-term cost and consumption based on machine schedules and long-term demand
  • Estimate the cost of developing new grades based on existing costing methodologies and machine statistics
  • Build end-to-end model of mill from wood yard to finishing and distinct operations analysis including pulp, energy, paper machines and finishing

ImpactECS is a dynamic modeling platform that gives you access to the accurate and detailed cost and profitability results critical to guiding your business.

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