Our Business Partners for Forecasting and Planning Solutions
BUSINESS FORECAST SYSTEMS INC.
Founded in 1986, Business Forecast Systems, Inc. (BFS), is the maker of Forecast Pro, the leading software solution for business forecasting, and is a premier provider of forecasting education. With more than 35,000 users worldwide, Forecast Pro helps thousands of companies improve planning, cut inventory costs and decrease stock-outs by improving the accuracy of their forecasts.
Headquartered in Belmont, Massachusetts, BFS was co-founded by Dr. Robert (Bob) Goodrich and Eric Stellwagen and is privately held.
Founded in 2001, Jada Management Systems, LLC (JMS), is the maker of SCP 4.0, a leading software solution for supply chain forecasting, planning scheduling, and vendor managed inventory (VMI). JMS was formed by a group of logistics consultants who, after over 17 years of experience, were determined to offer the business world an intuitive, powerful, and affordable alternative to expensive, cumbersome supply chain programs.
Preactor International, PI, is a Siemens’ company based in the UK. First formed in 1984 the company is one of the fastest growing companies specializing in advanced planning and production scheduling software and, through its partnerships with other software vendors and system suppliers, offers implementation and software support all over the world.
Its flagship product, Preactor, was developed during an extensive joint development project (FORCAST, Flexible Operational Real-time Control And Scheduling Tools) under the European EUREKA initiative during the period 1991-1993. Now in version 12, this suite of scalable, flexible and configurable advanced planning and production scheduling tools has become the price/performance leader in every market that it has a presence and is setting the standard by which other packages are measured.
More than 4,500 companies in 88 countries now use Preactor in almost every business sector from manufacturing to logistics, staff scheduling to airports.