MorganFranklin’s supply chain, retail planning and category management division, has partnered with Vanguard Software Corporation to enable the future supply chain marketplace vision and growth. Vanguard offers a consolidated view of demand and supply across facilities, product families, and lines of business. From this vantage, it’s easy to factor-in promotions, advertising, new product introductions, seasonality, competitor actions, and virtually any driver that shapes short- and long-term forecasts. With Vanguard, all teams in the organization see and contribute to forecasts and plans on a single, unified platform. Review projections, model unlimited what-if scenarios, and align goals with expectations. The returns are dramatic: increased revenues, profitability, and customer satisfaction; all while reducing safety stock and other inventory-related expenses.