Yamaha Distributor Revs Up Growth with Cloud Demand Forecasting and Planning

Leading motorcycle and musical instruments distributor implements Blue Ridge demand-driven supply chain planning solutions to increase bottom-line profit.

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Yamaha Distributor implements Blue Ridge demand forecasting, planning and replenishment solutions
The potential of more precise supply chain planning is tremendous. We can increase cash flow, profitability and strengthen our competitive position.

Santiago, Chile & Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) February 18, 2014

Leading Cloud demand forecasting, planning and replenishment provider Blue Ridge today announced Yamaimport Ltd. has selected the company’s Cloud supply chain planning technology. The distributor was motivated to drive bottom-line gains and improve product availability by elevating supply chain visibility and control.

Attaining greater precision in demand-forecasting accuracy across multiple channels largely influenced Yamaimport’s selection. “We expect that the planning accuracy of the Blue Ridge solutions will ensure that we have only the right products at the right time in our product mix,” stated José Pedro Varela, General Manager at Yamaimport. “This means that we will be able to reduce our overall inventory investment, while improving our customer service levels. ”

Yamaimport also recognized a strategic advantage in streamlining their supply chain. “The potential of more precise supply chain planning is tremendous. We can increase cash flow, profitability and strengthen our competitive position,” stated Varela, and he went on to say, “It’s a win for our customers, our supply chain, and the entire company.”

Yamaimport Ltd. is the official Yamaha brand representative in Chile for motorcycles, jet-skis, outboard motors, ATV’s, musical instruments and professional audio.

Blue Ridge management understands Yamaimport’s demand for results-driven innovation is exceptional. “By nature of Yamaimport’s stature in the market place, they are required to seek innovation that will extend their competitive lead,” stated Greg White, CEO of Blue Ridge. “We are proud to become a part of that pursuit, and we expect the results that Yamaimport attains will be a catalyst for others to see Cloud supply-chain technology as a profit-driving vehicle.”

About Blue Ridge
Blue Ridge Cloud supply chain planning and analytics solutions provide next-level visibility and precision in demand forecasting, planning and replenishment to retailers, distributors, and manufacturers. By optimizing product availability, inventory, and logistics costs, these companies increase cash flow by 50% or more and improve sales by double-digits, while stabilizing or even reducing inventory up to 30%. Blue Ridge demand-driven solutions can be implemented in as little as 90 days and scaled to the most complex supply chains. For more information, visit http://www.blueridgeinventory.com.

About Yamaimport Ltd.
Yamaimport Ltd. is the official Yamaha brand representative in Chile for motorcycles, water crafts, outboard motors, ATV's, musical instruments, and professional audio. Over the last decade, the distributor has become Chile’s leader in motorcycle sales and is now represented in over 70 outlets.


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