Deloitte and Anaplan Alliance

Optimized business planning

Together we help our clients enhance business planning and execution for sales, operations, and finance.

About our alliance

Our alliance combines the wisdom of Deloitte’s strategic planning capabilities and our seasoned industry professionals with disruptive technology from Anaplan. Together, we’re taking real-time planning and forecasting to an entirely new level.

With Deloitte and Anaplan, today’s businesses can utilize modern technology to sift through massive amounts of data in real-time. The results can be used to drive better, more informed business decisions, as well as a faster response to changing market dynamics.

Deloitte and Anaplan industry solutions

Deloitte has several go-to-market industry solutions that leverage Anaplan. We currently have solutions for the following areas:

Sales operations: Providing tools to enhance sales planning and forecasting tasks such as quota planning, territory planning, pricing and quoting, commissions calculation, sales forecasting, and sales capacity planning.

Finance planning and analysis: Helping clients find more effective ways to execute tasks such as financial consolidation, profitability analysis, balance sheet and cash planning, budgeting, forecasting and reporting, strategic planning, and workforce planning.

Trade promotion management: Providing consumer packaged goods companies sophisticated models to better manage trade promotions so they can balance revenue across channels and increase overall revenue and profitability.

Tax planning: Providing tools for transfer pricing and tax optimization to help clients more effectively manage their tax liabilities.

Retail: Providing tools to help clients manage the increasingly complex end-to-end assortment planning process across digital and brick-and-mortar retail environments.

Digital Assortment Solution

Deloitte’s Digital Assortment Solution is powered by the cloud-based platform Anaplan for fast implementation and rapid scaling across a company’s planning functions. Embedded in it are many industry leading practices that help increase speed to value, including consistent approaches to assortment calculations, techniques for stratifying purchasing quantities against anticipated sales, and the ability to perform roll-ups and reporting.

In this digital age of omnichannel retail, implementing a modern, scalable tool has enabled us to make value-based business decisions faster. This successful, high-priority initiative has standardized and greatly enhanced our assortment planning and financial planning capabilities. Together, we have strengthened our multi-channel, multi-brand retail business while also building a foundation for connected planning across the entire Carter’s organization.

Director of Supply Chain, Carter’s, regarding the Digital Assortment Solution

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