Baxter’s software suite provides functional depth only available in a best-of-breed solution focused on field service inventory planning. Our system is used to plan inventory across 115 countries for over 120 million service contract units.
Product Solution Briefs
Insight by Baxter is an inventory optimization service that provides you with a one-time analysis identifying opportunities to reduce costs, improve service levels and plan for changes in your service supply chain.
Service Part Planning ERP System Comparison
In a service parts environment, parts are often replaced with new revisions, or new models of a product have parts that are backwards compatible with a similar part of a previous model. To effectively plan in
a complex service parts environment, the planning solution must consider part replacements and substitution options during all phases the planning process: forecasting, target stock level recommendations, supply order recommendations, replenishment and transfer order recommendations, demand fulfillment, and excess determination.
Service Solution Briefs
Our in-depth review of each Best Practice Scorecard attribute is used to quantify potential benefits and prioritize the improvement opportunities most critical to your business.
Logistics Network Optimization
Identify and maintain the ideal logistics network and associated rules to accurately map demand and service contracts to sites based on business objectives.
Forecast demand based on historical data as well as current and projected service contracts to prevent excess creation and/or backlogs.
Calculate target stock levels using Baxter’s unique Total Cost Optimization by modeling part, site and customer critical attributes to meet service supply chain objectives.
Supply Order Automation
Fulfill purchase and repair orders to ensure inventory availability while considering calculated scrap rates, supplier performance, and budget constrain
Demand Source Locator (DSL)
Our Demand Source Locator allows you to intelligently select parts and align service execution with inventory planning solutions.
Plan for the key lifecycle events of New Product Introduction (NPI) to ensure inventory availability at first customer ship and End of Life (EOL) to ensure optimal last time buy decisions.
Define Baxter’s excess report to properly identify surplus material that can be utilized, sold, or scrapped to achieve service inventory planning goals.
Improve operations with ongoing review of Hit Rate and KPIs such as fill rate and service level to prioritize corrective actions and continuously identify opportunities for improvement.