November 10, 2020
Dealers using MPS Monitor can now leverage the new predictive Business Intelligence tool “Supplies Intelligence Dashboard”, available on the MPS Monitor Portal’s Analytics page.
The Supplies Intelligence Dashboard is a new PowerBI tool in the MPS Monitor Analytics area that provides an easy and guided user interface for forecasts and information on toner and photoconductors’ consumption.
Its goal is to support the user in managing future shipments and analysing historical consumption, reducing costs, and improving the print fleet management operations.
Main features include predictive consumption analysis, yield gap calculation, toner coverage and single device details.
MPS Monitor says that its system can make accurate predictions of expected end dates for cartridges present in the devices at data collection. This information is aggregated and analysed in the Supplies Intelligence Dashboard to provide users with a series of predictive features:
- Forecasts of the quantities of consumables that will run out in the future for the entire fleet and individual customers; this information can be analysed and represented by type, colour, and also by single Part Number
- Expected end dates of every single consumable present within the managed devices, aggregable for any category (by type, colour, customer, date, etc.)
- Economic values of the costs for future shipments, also broken down by period, type and colour, customer, etc.
- The predictive analysis aims to help the Dealer optimize its consumables warehouse’s procurement and management, indicating with the highest possible accuracy what are the expected needs over time for each Part Number.
The Dashboard provides various analyses related to the use of consumables on devices based on their consumption history, volumes of pages produced, and time.
The Supplies Intelligence Dashboard is also useful for analysing calculated toner coverage on each device, based on the history of its consumption, to have accurate information on the contract’s real profitability. The system, using specific algorithms based on consumable history detections and changes, can accurately determine the coverage that has occurred on each cartridge replaced in the past on the device, as well as that relating to the cartridge currently in use.
The Dashboard also allows to access the MPS Monitor Portal device page directly, as well as to view an additional detail page, which summarizes all the main metrics and information that the algorithm provides, thus having a comprehensive view of the data relating to the individual device and each of its consumables.
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