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JDA Inventory Optimization

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JDA Inventory Optimization provides companies with end-to-end capabilities for managing inventory strategy, planning and execution, enabling them to gain market share and reduce costs.

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JDA review by Brett P.
Brett P.
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"Jda"

What do you like best?

JDA is useful for keeping track of inventory of multiple things at once. (Product, trailers, jockey moves)

What do you dislike?

Sometimes had has system glitches that are very inconvenient.

Recommendations to others considering the product

The simple is very simple to use. I have only used it for warehousing, but I am sure it will be convenient in other areas.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I use JDA at a Unilever warehouse that I work at. It is easy to keep track of the product, where the trailers are parked, and what trailers are being moved

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JDA review by Micah Sarah L.
Micah Sarah L.
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"JDA is an easy to use and reliable software"

What do you like best?

It's easy to use once you get the hang of it and it is very reliable and easy to access.

What do you dislike?

The user interface is kind of intimidating at first. Especially for those who are new to the industry.

Recommendations to others considering the product

JDA is a very useful tool to help you build your retail company. It eliminates all the manual work when it comes to inventory management (from start to finish). You can see everything from the software. It also easily connects to the POS system so there will be no lags during operations. Also, the software updates realtime.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

In our store, we use it mainly for Inventory management and concessionnaire charging.

What Demand Planning solution do you use?

Thanks for letting us know!
JDA review by User in Retail
User in Retail
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"Good software, can be gimmicky"

What do you like best?

The best thing about the JDA software is the 3D capabilities and graphics. With the newest update you can work in projects, amongst different categories, and still be able to save. The graphics are spot on and you are able to customize the software to your personal likings/settings.

What do you dislike?

JDA can be gimmicky. If you aren't careful with your settings, you can really mess things up. And once you mess things up, it's hard to get back to the original starting point.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Assortment optimization. Planogram generator is definitely improved on the new system and helps with picking the correct assortments for stores.

JDA review by Betty (Xiaoshan) Z.
Betty (Xiaoshan) Z.
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"Somewhat scientific approach to inventory management"

What do you like best?

How it implemented the inventory management formulas and supply chain structures in a relatively large scale.

Took a scientific approach to recommend inventory for our highly complex supply chain.

What do you dislike?

The UI was not very responsive and not very user friendly for a company with 9000+ parts to review/optimize for.

Lack of sensitivity analysis capability for raw material supply lead times.

No time-phased BOM/RTG options.

Recommendations to others considering the product

It would work better for a shorter, more horizontal supply chain (as opposed to one with 90 days of lead time and 4 intermediate product types).

Our biggest business problem was not warehouse optimization, which personally I think was Inventory Optimizer's strong suit.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Optimizing for inventory: what's the right thing to carry and how much.

Reduced manual work by quite a bit; no more "This number just feels right".

JDA review by User in Automotive
User in Automotive
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"Used G2 to search for several software, esp. for the B2B procurement- / purchasing-/ supply chain pr"

What do you like best?

- initial overview over several solutions and provider;

- possibility to have a very first information about important criteria for products / solutions

- get a pre-selection of possible solutions for my requirements

- don't have to visit several homepages or other information platforms

- getting an insight very short termed;

- less effort and time to get valuable information about potential solutions and product

What do you dislike?

- only few criteria to compare listed solutions

- too expensive for a small company

- some features not required by every company

- some features can be handled better by "standard" office tools

- "stand-alone" tool makes the use and the value added less in comparison to complete ERP-tools with integrated inventory optimization functionalities such as for example SAP, Ariba, oracle, IBM Emptoris supply chain process and purchasing solution, etc.

Recommendations to others considering the product

- need to consider the strategy and future development of the company

- software is too overloaded with content that is not required by all users

- assessment- and evaluation functionality needs to be extended and improved to increase the added value compared to the time and effort for the use of the tool

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

- optimization of the supply chain;

- quicker process-flow

- consolidate information

JDA review by User in Apparel & Fashion
User in Apparel & Fashion
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"Not the most intuitive, but gets the job done"

What do you like best?

The software runs quickly because of the older interface, but that's also it's worst quality!

What do you dislike?

Antiquated interface/OS, the keystrokes aren't very intuitive compared to other apps.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Cross-company inventory levels, however I wish it were more real time! Our company's version can take a day to update

JDA review by User in Building Materials
User in Building Materials
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"My team uses it for Supply Planning"

What do you like best?

Breadth of information and forecasting accuracy

What do you dislike?

User interface and complex process of generating reports

Recommendations to others considering the product

Build a forecasting culture around the software. Simply implementing JDA IO and flipping the switch will not transform your company into the entity that it needs to be in order to fully benefit from this product.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Inventory investment optimization. Have achieved noticeably better inventory turns.

JDA review by User in Information Technology and Services
User in Information Technology and Services
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"multi echelon inventory optimization"

What do you like best?

In JDA inventory optimization you can do multi echelon inventory optimization.

What do you dislike?

most of the optimization is linked to cost

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

optimizing inventory in beverage.

works best as clubbed single echelon

JDA review by User in Consumer Goods
User in Consumer Goods
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"Industry standard of excellence"

What do you like best?

Stability, ease of use, intuitive but not over engineerred

What do you dislike?

Can be slow at times, sometimes question whether built in logic makes sense

Recommendations to others considering the product

None. JDA is the market leader.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Managing and forcasting inventory flow and order patterns

JDA review by User in E-Learning
User in E-Learning
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"Works great overall"

What do you like best?

This product is easy to use, there's flexibility in inventory management

What do you dislike?

It's not great with customization options.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Ability to keep tabs on inventory/materials

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