Forecast Solutions
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Forecast Solutions Planning Ltd

Forecast Solutions Planning Ltd is an independent business that has the aim of helping companies with all aspects of demand planning and sales forecasting. Our work includes forecasting process development, training courses and workshops, and causal analysis to quantify the effects on demand of factors such as price, weather and economic indices.  We can advise on forecasting software and have implemented a number of forecasting solutions based on Excel.

Industry coverage is wide, including consumer goods, pharmaceuticals, construction and industrial sectors. Some present and past clients include Calor Gas, Aspall Cyder, Coca Cola, Nobia (Magnet), Irish Food Board, Ronseal, Hydro International, Norgine Pharma, Johnson & Johnson, Epson, Brother, Phonak, Denhay Farms, Cambridge International Press, News International, Tarmac, Leyland Trucks and Unipart Rail.

The company is headed by Doug Green, a specialist sales forecasting and demand planning consultant.  Prior to setting up Forecast Solutions, Doug was a senior consultant with a leading supplier of sales forecasting and planning software. In that role he delivered consulting, implementation and training across a wide range of companies including Revlon Europe, Golden Wonder, Kraft Foods, Novartis, Pirelli and Scottish Courage.

Another member of the team is Fergus Chapman. He has held a number of positions related to forecasting including that of demand forecasting manager at a major confectionery company. Fergus is expert in Excel and VBA and has provided specialist skills in the successful implementation and support for a number of our forecasting systems.

Forecast Solutions Planning Ltd is based at Haddenham, near Aylesbury, UK.