Data-driven Inventory Demand Planning

Perform meaningful inventory forecasting based on critical KPIs, so you can better identify trends and enable data-driven decision-making.

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Brightpearl Demand Planner

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Release money tied up in overstock

With data-driven replenishment reports, you can discount or liquidate products that aren’t selling, and reinvest money in your bestsellers or most profitable products.

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Invest in the right products

Align historical sales with your financial goals to ensure stock is available for the right products. Use data-driven revenue forecasts to determine optimal inventory quantity, and avoid over-buying.

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Speed up the reordering process

Quickly view the products that need to be reordered and in which quantities, in the Replenishment report. Create purchase orders in one click from that report, saving you hours each month when reordering.

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Understand true business performance 

Keep track of critical inventory KPIs like revenue, profit, turnover, gross margin, and more. Get valuable insights on which inventory generates the most revenue and profit, and how those numbers evolve over time.

Trusted by merchants

"We really took advantage of the Demand Planner app, too. Demand Planner is an affordable, elegant solution that has helped improve our inventory and purchasing. We were doing our predictive order patterns modelling on spreadsheets before. Demand planner takes that to another level, with elegance."

Wave McFarland, The Woolery

"Brightpearl’s Demand Planner functionality now allows us to dial in to a level of detail which is frankly intimidating! We no longer need to shoot from the hip; all the guesswork is taken out of what needs to be ordered, all the product data is synced and readily available so we’re able to create accurate forecasting that’s aligned to long-term customer demand – and we save a ton of time whilst doing it."

Jessica Floyd, trueCABLE

"With Brightpearl, we have proper planning and forecast capabilities. Not to mention all our platforms – Shopify, our 3PL – it’s all fully integrated. Brightpearl created a single source of truth for us that helped us beat the pandemic."

Jenny Bird, Jenny Bird

"This application alone does half of the operational side of the procurement by allowing us to plan more efficiently for each product down to each single SKU. It keeps everything in control. We can buy at the right time, and at the right volume. Our stock levels are managed incredibly well and it was part of the decision to use Brightpearl."

Bruce Gibson, Electric Tobacconist

Why Brightpearl

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Built for retail

Brightpearl is specifically designed for retail and wholesale businesses, which means you won’t pay for any unnecessary functionality or costly customizations.

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Software with service

Our retail consultants accompany you throughout the entire partnership, from project scoping to implementation, offering 24/7 tech support and ongoing business consulting.

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Agility at scale

Whether it’s preparing for the holiday rush, or responding to sudden market changes or shifting business directions, Brightpearl’s agile operations help you scale with a platform you can build your business on.

Core features of Brightpearl Demand Planner

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Data-driven replenishment

Get reliable replenishment recommendations from the replenishment report. Various forecasting metrics like seasonality, out of stock periods, average sales, trends, product lead time, and more are included to ensure accuracy.

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Identify overstocked SKUs

Easily identify slow moving and overstocked SKUs to free up cash that’s held up in those items.

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Visualize trend performance

Get a concise overview of inventory levels with intuitive dashboards that highlight things like stock on hand, items on purchases, top items that need to be reordered, and the most overstocked items.

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Fast purchase order creation

Create purchase orders directly from the replenishment report, simply by selecting all items you want to reorder, and then creating a new PO.

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Periodical comparisons

Spot developing trends by comparing period over period inventory performance, so you can identify the KPIs that matter most to your business.

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Open-to-buy reporting

Understand how much inventory you need to buy on a monthly basis, and allocate corresponding budgets for vendors, categories, and brands to meet sales projections.

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Advanced notifications 

Estimate the moment when a product is likely to sell out, and receive an alert when it’s time for replenishment, to avoid any missed sales.

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