JDA Software

Brief Overview

Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences Corporation is the global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring. The company manufactures medical products and equipment that provide real-time information on patients' cardiac output, blood pressure and other critical parameters. For the past six years, it has relied on capabilities from JDA's Manufacturing Planning solutions to rapidly deliver its life-saving products to patients around the world. The company has realized the following results:

  • Increased forecast accuracy to 89 percent
  • Reduced overall inventory levels by 13 percent
  • Decreased global expedited freight charges by $2.8 million from 2011-2013
  • Increased line item fill rate to 98 percent
  • Improved supply chain agility
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