Enhance your Supply Chain intelligence with Decision Science. We help businesses make meaningful
decisions with breakthrough insights from a full spectrum of analytics.

Why Bristlecone?

Supply Chain Industry Experts

A growing network of Supply Chain process consultants with experience in solving cross industry business problems.

Co-Innovation

We value meaningful Hypothesis based problem solving approach to co-innovate with you. Rapid prototyping, Pretotyping is core to the agile & fail-early models we deploy.

Design Thinking Approach

We know the importance of holistic understanding of business problems and focus on building empathy maps for business personas.

Machine Learning

We treasure Artificial Intelligence based on Machine Learning as a vital competency for real-time Supply Chains that are anti-fragile.

Power Your Supply Chain Agility

Bristlecone offers a suite of advanced analytics solutions across the supply chain. All solutions are fully integrated with our Bristlecone NEOTM platform, making data engineering; modeling, analysis and visualization easier for your business.

Our Suite Of Capabilities

  • plaingPlanning
  • procuiconProcurement
  • manufaciconManufacturing
  • skuiconSKU Inventory Analytics
  • distrubtionDistribution
  • consumerConsumer
  • catlistCatalysts

PLANNING

Craft your agile strategy against the best and worst of market behaviour

Rapid response to ever-changing market and staying ahead of competition is key to sustenance of a successful business. A solid strategy consisting of a portfolio of real options is key to being truly agile to emerging possibilities. We provide a collection of planning tools to support leaders in important decisions.

DEMAND SENSING
Features

Our advanced predictive models leverage demand signals from sales inquiry, social media, peer analysis to accurately predict demand. Our self-learning algorithm understands the customer buying patterns to derive SKU level and long-tail SKU predictions

Benefits

Improve accuracy of forecast, increase sell through rate of fast moving SKUs, proactively handle long-tail write downs and gain agility to handle sudden demand variations

EARLY WARNING SYSTEM
Features

An engine that creates scenarios using real time market intelligence, social media trends and a historical event library. Gives the impact of such unpredictable events on your supply chain, well in advance

Benefits

Makes your supply chain truly nimble, equipped with competing alternatives to tackle huge global variations in supply and demand to gracefully manage any short-term or long-term crisis

COMMODITY SALES FORECASTING
Features

This tool identifies the drivers for conversion at each stage of the sales funnel and leverages the insights discovered to optimally allocate sales budget to various regions and channels

Benefits

Increase your topline by achieving increase in customer conversion rate, make sound decisions by using the cross-sell & up-sell recommendations given by the tool

PROCUREMENT

Spend visibility delivered fast, easy & cost-effective.

Procurement teams strain to use data and intelligence to increase performance. Insufficient insights into demand & inventory, Supplier performance and inability to detect purchasing inefficiencies are some key challenges that organizations face. Bristlecone presents a diverse range of spend analytics tools to solve these challenges.

SMART PROCURE
Features

A smart decision engine which is the quintessential buyer’s intelligence of markets, vendors, price and demand which 3 key questions (1) When to buy? (2) How much to buy? (3) Whom to buy it from?

Benefits

The result is to minimize landed cost and risks while maximizing profits. Helps drive decisions such as price negotiations with suppliers and setting budget targets.

BUYING RECOMMENDATION ENGINE
Features

The savings recommendation engine, powered by Artificial Intelligence, presents a Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) solution, based on business constraints defined, and historical spend performance

Benefits

Drives smart and sustainable procurement decisions by reducing maverick spend. Ensures improvement of efficiency in strategic sourcing with selecting the right supplier at the right time.

SUPPLIER CONSOLIDATION
Features

Our machine learning solution allows the consolidation beyond the traditional spend silos to establish the best-suited size of supplier base

Benefits

Our solution presents a holistic supplier view for forward planning and helps effective consolidation of supplier base to manage costs and compliance

SHARE OF BUSINESS
Features

A machine learning solution that enables to distribute your buying needs according to the credibility and consistency of various suppliers by assigning them a weighted score

Benefits

Helps reduce expense through increased compliance in the form of vendor rebates, maverick spend, contract compliance, and budget variance and increases stake-holder satisfaction.

MANUFACTURING

Taking charge of your shopfloor dynamics

Bristlecone presents a portfolio of advanced analytics solutions to flawlessly orchestrate people, process and production. We enable you to uphold the drumbeat of your shop floor.

GREEN SUPPLY CHAIN
Features

Gain insights into energy spend and key drivers across factories by real-time monitoring of energy consumption at machine-level

Benefits

Gain in green manufacturing proficiency by optimizing energy targets, reducing annual energy spend and realigning your carbon footprints

WARRANTY ANALYTICS
Features

Predictive analytics tool for incidence prediction of components and estimating their part point to failure by answering 2 key questions (1) Which parts will fail? (2) When will they fail?

Benefits

Increase budget efficiency for claims management, reduce delay in claims reimbursements, enhance predictive maintenance and prevent warranty breach

PREDICTIVE ASSET MAINTENANCE
Features

Prediction tool which provides real time insights to business owners about their assets, people & process on shop floor, warehouse & manufacturing sites by installing an asset visibility tag

Benefits

Increases production efficiency and ensures throughput, asset availability ensures productivity by enabling day-to-day plan of action on the shop floor

SKU INVENTORY ANALYTICS

Achieve the Right SKU in the Right place at the Right time

Emphasis lies on making meaningful decisions like the trade-off between inventory carrying costs and logistics costs, maintaining ideal inventory stock levels, planning for contingency and proactive management of obsolescence.

INVENTORY OPTIMIZATION
Features

Robust optimization engine which offers a holistic view of inventory such as ABC analysis, optimum safety stock calculation, built-in simulator tool that provides multiple stocking scenarios with inventory carrying cost and cost per mile.

Benefits

Achieve inventory reduction by optimizing safety stock levels across multiple distribution centres, and reduction in inventory carrying costs.

MARKDOWN OPTIMIZATION
Features

Machine Learning solution that helps manage and reconcile your pricing by answering 3 key questions on markdown (1) When? (2) How much? (3) On what? by considering price thresholds, seasonality, product lifecycle, peers’ markdown

Benefits

Minimize inventory and maximize gross margin/sell through/revenue. Gain capability to proactively handle fast changing demand and proactively manage obsolescence

DISTRIBUTION

Alleviate bottlenecks and power up your network performance

Today’s distribution network is complex, spread globally and caters to different customer segments. The risks are increasingly becoming harder to resolve and the need for an anti-fragile supply chain is only becoming stronger. We offer you network optimization as a solution for end-to-end distribution management for enhancements in savings and service levels.

NETWORK OPTIMIZATION
Features

Powerful decision tool which performs modelling, analysis and optimization to deliver multiple scenarios for your distribution and logistics network.

Benefits

Our advanced and inclusive constraint model enables you to minimize risk and total costs while improving service levels across various sites

CONSUMER

Build the right brand experience for your consumers

Gather insights about your brand and products, and translate them into effective brand positioning, brand strategy and positive frontline impact. Take care of your extended supply chain with our solutions.

SENTIMENT ANALYSIS
Features

Develop a successful marketing strategy with our advanced sentiment scoring solution which mines unstructured data from various text streams to capture consumer sentiments.

Benefits

Win valuable insights into positive and negative sentiments about brand, product, brand image and helped redesign your marketing strategy

POINT OF SALE (POS) ANALYTICS
Features

Gain visibility at store level to understand what is working for and against success of business based on price changes, efficiency of trade deals and sales, category assortment, effectiveness of various media campaigns etc.

Benefits

Win valuable insights into customers’ purchasing patterns, perform effective marketing to engage them and maximize sales, profits and productivity

CATALYSTS

Turbo charge your value chain with catalysts

Catalysts boost your business growth and add significant impact to your value chain! We have identified key areas where our analytical expertise will augment your supply chain.

TEXT ANALYTICS
Features

Gain insights from unstructured supply chain data starting from unregulated purchase order data to multi-platform sales data for building key decisions

Benefits

Improve productivity and remove manual intervention for faster and accurate data classification

CAMPAIGN OPTIMIZATION
Features

Our solution helps you better understand and manage your social media campaign based on analysis of customer segments and modelling of impressions

Benefits

Bring down your customer acquisition costs and increase your customer conversion rate

HR ANALYTICS
Features

A set of solutions which build attrition and demographic models, and help with performance management analytics

Benefits

Take charge of your business growth by managing employee churn, right competency acquisition and effective capacity utilization