Most software packages show current views of current forecasts, sales, production, and inventory. But what if you wanted visibility of the underlying trends, changes, patterns in all systems...
What’s the difference between creating a dashboard you want and the one you need? Focus and productivity. Here are few planning system dashboard tips to help increase productivity.
I experienced first-hand the limitations of automating out of stock alerts using Excel. Here’s a real-life example of the out of stock process that I created.
Who should take ownership of the demand management process within the organization? Is it Sales and Marketing?
Here’s a quick look at how to identify and fix errors in planning execution systems.
Do others challenge your expanding portfolio or complicated offering? Need a portfolio pruning process or policy to keep a manageable inventory? Want to take the drama out of keeping or deleting products?
Do others challenge your safety stock selections? Are you in need of a safety stock process or policy? Want to take the drama out of your safety stocks? Use this collaborative six-step process to demystify your safety stock process and a create buy-in.
A look at how you can use product and customer ABC segmentation for Inventory management.
Make your obsolete inventory more visible with these simple phase-in phase-out planning techniques.
In an ideal world, your products would have on-shelf availability whenever your customer needs them. However, this is often not the case for many businesses. It’s also essential to note that, not all stock outs or out-of-stock(OOS) carry the same severity levels or require the same form of actions. In this blog post, we’ll discuss a simple coding system using descriptive analytics that can help you easily identify different severity levels for your stock out.