Benefits and Insights

Why use JDA Inventory Optimization?

Key differentiators & advantages of JDA Inventory Optimization

  • Quickly adapt stock policies and stocking strategies to address changing market conditions, business objectives, supply chain constraints, customer segmentation and buying behavior
  • Eliminate excess stock and reduce obsolescence costs while maintaining customer service levels
  • Develop storage strategies that maximize the profitability and volume of key materials, components and products
  • Reduce stock-outs and excess exceptions through early warning and performance analysis
JDA Inventory Optimization
Cost of Ownership

Typical pricing/cost structure for JDA Inventory Optimization:

License/Subscription Cost
  • On-Premise: License fee includes an upfront fee to own the software and other IP for a fixed term, along with installation, customization and integration costs
  • Cloud-based/SaaS: Pricing includes upfront cost for customization & integration along with monthly per user or subscription cost
Maintenance Cost Included in license/subscription cost
Installation/Implementation Cost
  • On-Premise: Included in the upfront license cost
  • Cloud-based/SaaS: Included in the upfront cost
Customization Cost Will vary depending on the functional requirements such as configurable dashboards, dashboard and operational reporting needs, type of data elements required for tracking, complexity of workflows, forms to collect additional data, UI changes, etc.
Data Migration Cost/Change Management/Upfront Switching Cost Dependent on your current software, amount of data to be migrated, availability of migration tools, complexity of data and gaps between the existing system and the new system. Migrating the data from excel spreadsheets might shoot up both time and cost.
Training Cost Dependent on the type of training opted by an Organization, whether it is end-user training or group/department training or video/self-training or training the trainer. Costs will typically increase as one moves from video/self-training towards end-user training
Recurring/Renewal Costs
  • On-Premise: Includes cost for updates, maintenance, upgrades, and patches
  • Cloud-based/SaaS: Recurring cost is high as customers need to pay for monthly subscription fee along with support services (if required)
Pricing Details
Category Description Price/Details
Subscription Cost What is the cost of the software? Solutions are available on both standalone and bundled basis and prices are available on request only
Deployment Options What options are available for product deployment?
  • On-premise
  • Cloud-based/SaaS
Pricing Model What is the pricing model?
  • Licensing model
  • Subscription-based
Minimum Commitment Is there a minimum monthly or yearly commitment required for purchase? Typically, on-premise model comes with a commitment of 1-3 years, whereas SaaS based subscription does not require a minimum commitment
Custom Quote Is there an option of requesting custom quote? Yes
Free Trial Does the vendor provide a free trial option? No
Product Limitations

Some of the product limitations include:

  • Does not provide responsive and user friendly UI
  • Does not create a digital audit trail of material and product movement
  • Does not support kitting and bundling functionality
  • Does not support order management functionality. It only helps tracking, editing and fetching customers’ orders
  • Lacks sensitivity analysis capability for assessing raw material supply lead times
  • Provides a complex process of generating reports
  • Product is too overloaded with content and features which is not required by all users

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