o9 Solutions, a leading provider of enterprise AI software platforms for transforming planning and decision-making, has announced that it is expanding its strategic partnership with automotive supplier Marelli. leading, to implement advanced and automated Sales, Inventory and Operations Planning (SIOP) globally by implementing the o9 Digital Brain platform in the company’s manufacturing plants.
As one of the world’s leading independent suppliers to the automotive industry, Marelli has a long track record of innovation and manufacturing excellence. To digitally transform its planning processes and with ambitions to build an industry-leading solution, Marelli needed an innovative partner to support its vision. The substantial value derived from the initial implementation of the o9 Digital Brain Platform, coupled with o9’s deep commitment to strategic partnerships to help the business achieve its goals, motivated Marelli to choose o9 for a global implementation of the SIOP process.
The o9 platform will support Marelli’s transformation journey towards the end-to-end supply chain, ensuring full visibility and planning across the entire process from customer to supplier. It will also provide a transparent and automated SIOP process environment with a digital twin base for Marelli operations, supporting flexible and cross-functional collaboration inside and outside the organization. The platform enables Marelli to predict future supply chain risks, improve inventory management, and reduce reactive supply chain costs. Given the volatility of the automotive supply chain, Marelli will also benefit from improved demand forecasting with triangulation analyses for electronic data interchange (EDI) and cargo indicators. other external head.
“The recent years have further proven the need for digitalization of the supply chain management strategy,”
“The complexity and volatility in the automotive industry require a planning platform that allows us to build a digital twin of our business to create smart what-if scenarios to make informed decisions across all time horizons. We look forward to expanding the project with o9 globally and becoming a best-in-class leader in terms of supply chain planning in the automotive industry.”
Carlo Chiarle, VP, Global Head of Manufacturing Operations & SIOP of Marelli.
“We are excited to take this next step in our innovative partnership with Marelli to help them become a leader in planning and decision-making in the automotive industry,”
“The automotive industry still feels the ramifications of the volatile and fast-changing markets over the last few years. The need for an innovative planning platform that can scale with the market demand is evident. We look forward to continuing our partnership with Marelli.”
Chakri Gottemukkala, Co-founder and CEO of o9 Solutions.