Chemical Supply Chain

Market conditions for both basic and specialty chemicals producers are changing rapidly and constantly. Volatility in downstream industries and fluctuating input costs are threatening asset utilisation and profitability. Sustainability is becoming an increasing focus.

Replan is here to help. Our production planning solution can help you transform and optimise your supply chain management in the face of complex sources of disruption.

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Streamlining for greater asset utilisation and sustainability

Whether at reactors, blenders, storage tanks, packing or bottling lines, evaporate your production bottlenecks with our intelligent production planning software. Replan optimises product mix and reduces waste while responding to constantly changing supply and demand situations. 

Our production planning software integrates seamlessly with your core systems, adding an essential layer of intelligence to streamline and transform your chemicals planning process. From mine to port, Replan has you covered with dynamic group plans and rapid scenario modelling.

Catalyse your profitability and sustainability goals

Increased supply chain resilience
Increase supply chain resilience

Respond to changing business conditions  in time to make a difference. Reduce dependency on key personnel for business as usual operations.

Maximise production throughout
Maximise production throughput

Optimise bottleneck resources and complex changeover rules by generating dynamic production sequences. All while balancing demand, cost, and inventory.

Agile supply chain planning
Agile scenario modelling

Empower planners to anticipate and respond to disruption faster and more confidently by running multiple scenarios simultaneously.

Reduce waste
Plan for sustainability

Reduce waste by managing inventory levels at all stages, with shelf-life, tank mixing and fill-out considerations.

Explore our core capabilities

Replan can streamline your toughest, most complex Chemicals manufacturing realities. Whether that’s complex recipes with changeover rules designed to maintain spec, respecting shelf-life, or managing tanks, fill-out and cleaning requirements, or capturing co-products and by-products, no challenge is too big.

Detailed digital twin to optimise production plans

If you can’t represent your plants, resources and recipes, you can’t optimise them.

Connect seamlessly with major ERP systems and automatically capture the realities of your manufacturing lines.

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Configurable rules and objectives to improve planning predictability

Bulk, basic or specialty chemicals, energise your planning with smart production rules seamlessly embedded in dynamic or fixed repeating sequences.

Easily manage business logic, constraints and goals from one place. No coding, no customisation and no PhD necessary! Democratise planning across the organisation, empowering your entire team to execute complex interdependent rules fast and accurately.

Set and adjust priorities and compare the outcomes, finding the sequence that best fits your objectives.

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Fast scenarios for rapid production planning

Take time-consuming, manual model dependency off the menu once and for all!

Vessel, railcar or truck delays or unplanned shutdowns, simulate at will to connect demand forecasts and capacity availability at super-speed, enabling instantaneous scenario planning.

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Optimisation algorithm library to improve efficiency

Automatically apply the right AI algorithm to your chemicals supply chain planning.

The choice is yours: whether your priority is optimising changeover times to maximise output efficiency, or balancing changeover and inventory, you can freely accent, reject, or edit the optimiser’s recommendations.

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Intelligent automation to streamline production planning

Orchestrate your S&OP processes with guided flows and analytics.

Seamlessly integrate AI automation and workflow capabilities to quickly understand and respond to the implications of events on your chemicals supply chain.

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