In order to protect margins, you must have a deep understanding of the complexity and variability across the different silos that make up  your supply chain.  ImpactECS connects existing data and systems to determine profits and costs by product or customer, run simulations for planning, value inventories, or other important analytics activities.

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.

With ImpactECS, distributors can:

  • Calculate transparent, detailed cost and profit results at all levels – corporate, division, channel, customer, product or other segment
  • Analyze scenarios by adjusting or ‘flexing’ any characteristics of the product or customer
  • Calculate costs and profits using a variety of approaches including activity-based costing, time-driven activity-based costing (TDABC), allocations, or any other methodology or hybrid approach
  • Assign costs based on time, consumption, labor, facilities, transportation, customer characteristics, orders, product and vendors
  • Include a variety of revenue and cost-of-goods-sold adjustments such as trade funding in the profit buildup
  • Perform comparative analysis of costs and profits at all levels of the organization
  • Support initiatives like SKU rationalization, cost-to-serve pricing and compliance, menu-based pricing, customer bids and negotiations and vendor negotiations