OPINION: Technical vision, solution capabilities, scalability, and support methodology differentiate Lokad from its peers in the SaaS SCM space. Lokad's edge is in transparency of solution mathematics, a rich API and in a supply-chain specific language that enforces consistent design principles and enables swift and intelligent modeling. Implementations are led by dedicated data scientists, are front-loaded with data audit and analysis exercises. In reeiwing the solution we were impressed with attention to detail. Each client use-case is explicitly modeled. Lokad's channel is under-developed. Without a direct sales force they have grown through client referrals, organic web search, and founder driven evangelism.
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USE CASE: Lokad thoughtfully architected cloud supply chain technology accommodates clients across specialized e-commerce, distribution-intensive organizations, multi-national industrials and disruptive retail enterprises.
COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Lokad is attempting to redefine how large-scale supply chain planning activities are modeled and delivered. One of the first supply chain solutions on Microsoft's Azure platform (2010), Lokad was designed as a cloud-native, multi-tenant offering. Aerospace, retail, ecommerce and CPG clients run thier businesses on customizable Lokad dashboards and domain specific solvers built to present the results and solutions needed to run businesses at scale.
COMPETITORS: SAP SE, JDA Software, Oracle, Logility, OM Partners, Steelwedge, Amber Road, e2open, One Network.
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