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OMP Plus is the new Supply Chain Planning System of Record at Axalta

September 3, 2015


Axalta Coating Systems implemented OMP Plus for all their demand and supply planning processes worldwide. Global design, core implementation and all rollouts in its EMEA, North America and Asia Pacific regions were achieved in less than one year.

Axalta was going through a system migration on many fronts and decided to select a state of the art global end-to-end planning and scheduling platform including truck load building. In this way, OMP Plus became the Supply Chain Planning System of record at Axalta, covering 17 production sites and more than 200 warehouses; fully integrated in their SAP landscape and used daily by more than 200 global users.

OMP Plus now ensures collaboration between all participants in the supply chain and allows them agility for fast adaptation to changing situations, such as new demand signals and supply disruptions. This truly responsive planning and scheduling is achieved with a connection between OMP Plus and the SAP ERP system.

Aaron Weis, Vice President & Chief Information Officer at Axalta Coating Systems, states: “The Axalta and our OM Partners teams performed a fantastic job in an extremely short timeframe. With OMP Plus, we jumped to the next generation of end-to-end planning and scheduling solutions. We managed to reach significant inventory reductions and shortened frozen horizons while improving service levels.”

Anita Van Looveren, Managing Director at OM Partners, says: “We are very satisfied that Axalta has been able to achieve, every day, such great benefits with OMP Plus. This is possible through the in-memory integration of all data, from demand to supply, combined with advanced capabilities dealing with the daily planning and scheduling challenges of Axalta. We will continue our journey together enabling Axalta to further improve their key business results.”


About OM Partners

OM Partners is a software and consulting company that offers Supply Chain Planning Solutions to metals, plastics, floor covering, glass, paper & packaging, chemical, pharmaceutical, food & beverage, consumer goods and other industries worldwide.

OM Partners has developed into one of the most important players in the Supply Chain Planning market since its foundation in 1985. OMP Plus is a comprehensive solution for all planning related issues, from the strategic down to the operational level.

OMP Plus makes integrated demand planning, supply planning and scheduling a reality.

OM Partners is headquartered in Belgium and operates offices in the USA, China, France, Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom.



Kurt Gillis
Phone: +32 3 650 22 63
E-mail: kgillis@ompartners.com

About Axalta

Axalta Coatings Systems is a leading global company focused solely on coatings and providing customers with innovative, colorful, beautiful and sustainable solutions. From light OEM vehicles, commercial vehicles and refinish applications to electric motors, buildings and pipelines, our coatings are designed to prevent corrosion, increase productivity and enable the materials we coat to last longer.

With nearly 150 years of experience in the coatings industry, the over 12,800 people of Axalta continue to find ways to serve our more than 120,000 customers in more than 130 countries.