Each year, visitors read our supply chain blog to take advantage of all that we have shared. This is the round up of our top posts.
This blog covers the importance of lead and cycle times when calculating safety stock and other things to consider.
This blog continues the discussion of Jane's safety stock journey, where we'll cover an option when you're unsatisfied with your results.
This blog discusses the importance of adjusting and refining safety stock approaches to balance inventory.
From demand and safety stock to production capacity and sustainability, what do the supply chain and Thanksgiving have in common?
Inventory planners have a difficult task balancing customer demand with inventory levels. This blog is the first in a series discussing safety stock.
There are various approaches to safety stock calculations. This blog previews a free webinar that sheds light on the pros and cons of each.
Every supply chain planner’s goal is to provide the highest degree of customer service while reducing inventory in the supply chain network. High customer service translates to more business for the organization, and low inventory costs mean increased working capital. Supply chain planners may struggle to balance both, but good inventory planning software would help
In today’s blog, we will share some examples to help Inventory Planners explore different methods available to calculate Demand Variance and decide which method is best suited for their products and businesses.
A company’s total inventory is built up of many different parts such as strategic stock, anticipation stock, safety stock, cycle stock, unplanned stock. The cycle stock is the one most connected to the demand forecast; it is expected to be sold as the forecast becomes real demand. Safety stock on the other hand is extra stock to deal with the variability of the demand or supply. As such, it is not always linked to forecasting accuracy.