Planning Software for Distribution

Planning Maestro® is a strategic FP&A asset that redefines how distribution providers and organizations budget, forecast, analyze and report.

Whether making your first move away from spreadsheets or implementing corporate performance management, Planning Maestro will work for your organization. You’ll get an accurate of sight into your business, speed decision-making and continually deliver the financial intelligence your leadership needs to make faster, more confident decisions.

With Planning Maestro, Centage has helped thousands of customers confidently prepare for the future with intelligent financial forecasting and budgeting. Build flexible, driver-based plans, forecast likely financial performance, analyze results, and share critical information across the business.

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Easy-to-use what-if scenario capabilities allow you to change assumptions and immediately see the impact on your revenue, expenses, and cash flow. For example:

  • If fuel or inventory costs increase, will we need to adjust our prices to remain competitive and profitable?
  • Do we have the cash flow to invest in new equipment or add warehouse space?

WITH PLANNING MAESTRO YOU CAN

Produce detailed revenue plans and forecasts

  • Project sales revenue based on bookings with detailed plans for multiple products or contracts based on drivers
  • Adjust revenue forecasts by changing your key drivers
  • Create integrated P&L, balance sheet, and cash flow by product line, division, department, and company

Prepare for market fluctuations

  • Perform what-if scenarios based on seasonality, economic conditions, delayed inventory, adding a new route, hiring new drivers, etc.
  • View consolidated data to see the impact of decisions on divisions, departments, and the company as a whole

Monitor costs and cash flow

  • Apply allocation basis (labor hours, transportation costs) for accurate COGS results
  • Optimize cash flow management, reporting, analysis and allocation at the corporate and subsidiary level
  • Analyze profitability and quickly react to opportunities or risks

Optimize inventory

  • Consider impact of cost reduction through volume purchasing discounts or selecting alternate vendors

Manage fixed assets

  • Easily track and manage depreciating or non-depreciating company assets
  • Produces comprehensive asset valuation and depreciation reports

Planning Maestro makes intelligent financial planning and analytics available to organizations across the distribution sector. Whether you are looking for a solution to help drive efficiencies, reduce costs, or boost performance, Planning Maestro will work for your organization.

YOU’LL GET
Accurate insight into your organization
More granular control of project and program budgets
Faster, more confident decisions

Unlimited Dimensions for Budgets and Reports
Create detailed plans with various revenue streams based on key drivers
Granular Personnel Budgeting & Allocations
Plan labor needs, incorporating overtime, premium, and shift differentials for accurate costing and headcount forecast
Scenario Planning
What-if scenarios allow you to change assumptions and immediately see the impact on your revenue, expenses, and cash flow
Cash Flow Projections & Forecasts
Manage cash flow reporting, analysis and allocation in real-time at the corporate and subsidiary levels
Dashboards & Reports
Instantly create the reports your stakeholders want, your bank demands, and your company needs
Rolling Forecasts
Regulate seasonality and unknowns through continuous forecasting
Still trying to budget and forecast using spreadsheets?

Let us show you a better way with Planning Maestro.

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