The company wished to develop their internal system to the latest state-of-the-art. Ingredion’s supplying processes were based on a self-developed basic Software so far. Moreover, they wanted to strengthen their customer relationships and -support. Therefore, Ingredion intended to take a step towards Co-managed Inventory Solutions. The fundamental idea was to manage inventory levels jointly. This should ensure maximum material availability, simplify administrative procedures and reduce warehousing and transportation costs. Furthermore Ingredion wanted to get a notification when their levels reached the safety stock set point.