Production and capacity planning software with multi-echelon inventory optimization.

Product Overview

DemandCaster is a production and capacity planning software with multi-echelon inventory optimization. Key features include what-if scenario planning, capacity planning, and inventory forecasting. DemandCaster also supports container/attribute-based ordering and offers customizable reporting and analytics.


  • Advanced demand planning
  • Integrated S&OP processes
  • Customizable reporting and analytics


  • Steep learning curve
  • Limited integration with certain ERP systems
  • May be cost-prohibitive for smaller companies

Target Market

Medium to large-sized businesses, particularly those in manufacturing and distribution sectors.

About DemandCaster

DemandCaster is an inventory, capacity, and demand planning solution for manufacturers and production companies. This software helps companies stay ahead of supply chain planning to improve efficiency and profitability.

DemandCaster Key Features

  • Inventory forecasting and optimization
  • Compute safety stock
  • Reporting and analytics
  • Planner action view
  • Lot expiration consideration
  • Time-phased inventory planning
  • Container/attribute-based ordering

DemandCaster is an independent business unit of Plex Systems, Inc.

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User Reviews of DemandCaster

Submitted on February 25th, 2020 by Ethan Nyholm

DemandCaster has enabled us to move away from ‘gut-feel’ decision making. Now our decisions are insight-driven and based on what we see in the data.

Submitted on February 25th, 2020 by Janet Poeschl

With DemandCaster, it’s like I can see the future. I can better anticipate what’s coming next and as a result, take preemptive action.

Submitted on February 25th, 2020 by Steve Kase

With DemandCaster, our profit margin went from 2 to over 10 percent, our on-time performance to 99 percent, and our lead time from five to six weeks down to two to three weeks.