Webplan appears to be ahead of the pack in applications for concurrently optimizing demand, order promise, and inventory management, taking constraints into consideration. Yet, in many markets, Webplan is far from a household name.
SAP , Oracle , PeopleSoft , SSA Globa l, QAD , etc.) ever increasing footprint in the SCM market, and their displeasure with the likes of Webplan piggybacking on their install bases. At the same time, other best-of-breed SCP vendors have been stripping down and streamlining products sets, given their cumbersome and confusing offering in the past, which have consequently resulted with a bad image in many cases. An emerging SCP approach espoused by the likes of Optiant , SmartOps and LogicTols has been