A little over a year ago, I ventured into the unchartered territory of supply chain planning. It was an exciting challenge. I had experience as a marketer in the Business Intelligence (BI) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) space. And because ERP solutions often have some supply chain planning functionalities, I thought I could easily apply my knowledge from the ERP space to supply chain planning.
Tips from the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference on implementing disruptive supply chain technology and managing organizational change.
Here's a list of top must-see sessions at the upcoming 2017 Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference. Visit Arkieva at Booth #712. In addition to its pristine weather, Phoenix, AZ will once again host this year's Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference. This 4-day event features 5 session tracks and an exhibit from Arkieva. As a novice
To celebrate great poetry reading day today, we decided to take a break from our usual Friday Supply Chain Talk to try some poetry instead.
What demand planning lessons can we learn from the recent United Airlines Overbooking Issue?
In today’s data-driven world, we’ve become accustomed to companies predicting what we need even before we think we need them. A purchase on Amazon will immediately suggest other products that might be of interest. Similarly, Netflix can predict the type of movies that you might enjoy based on your previous TV watching habits. Companies such as Netflix and Amazon take advantage of predictive and prescriptive analytics to increase customer engagement and sales.
Thinking about creating a customer segmentation strategy? Here are 8 common pitfalls to avoid. Customer segmentation provides a strategic way for aligning services and profitability. For businesses looking to improve bottom line results and the cash conversion cycle, creating an effective customer segmentation process is invaluable.
From discussions on enabling advanced business processes and improving supply chain visibility, to supply chain technology trends, the SAPInsider SCM 2017 in Orlando Florida, is set to be a fun learning and networking experience for supply chain professionals using SAP systems.
The forecasting process in demand planning sets the stage for all other planning activities including bill of material (BOM) and finished goods inventory optimization. Demand forecasts can also affect perfect order fulfillment rates, customer satisfaction and ultimately bottom line results.
In webinar on B2B Demand Sensing, we discuss practical examples of how upstream manufacturers are using B2B Demand sensing to reduce inventory costs and identify additional sales opportunities.