This top Russian producer of thermal coal suffered from a sequential, disconnected and time-consuming planning process. Because production, sales and financial plans were created in sequence,
it was impossible to meet all relevant restrictions and requirements when plans were produced.
They now use River Logic for an Integrated Planning Process that spans tactical, operational and strategic decision making.
The company now has an integrated planning process that has improved their ability to quickly react to unplanned circumstances and events. The impact has been 4% of revenue in additional profits each year since implementing River Logic for S&OP/IBP.