King & Prince Seafood

About

King & Prince Seafood® is one of the largest seafood companies in the United States and part of Nissui, the second largest seafood company in the world with three production facilities in the US

Key Constraints

  • Internal resources
  • Raw Material Lead Time & Seasonality

The planning challenge

Balance the finished product demand with the availability and timing of the long lead time raw material

Key project challenges

  • Change Management
  • Master data organization & accuracy
  • Integration with existing systems
  • Production batch size considerations
  • Substitution

Implementation Approach

Started with demand planning, then added supply planning and finally added procurement optimization

Implementation Business Impact

People: a single tool where people from different parts of the supply chain can view and take action

Process: Supports the weekly S&OP process

Systems: Integrated with our ERP system that holds info essential for planning that does not exist elsewhere

INDUSTRY

Food Manufacturing

LOCATIONS

Brunswick, Ga/Redmond, Wa

BUSINESS (GLOBAL) FOOTPRINT

US Production/Global Sourcing

IMPLEMENTED SOLUTION

The complete Outperform Planning solution from demand planning, procurement optimization, production planning and scheduling

BUSINESS EXPECTATIONS

A single integrated solution to support a robust S&OP process

DELIVERED BUSINESS BENEFITS

Helped to evaluate the gaps between demand of finished goods vs supply of raw materials. Better planning of raw and packaging material. Managing the warehouse space at the plant and at external sites