“Optimized” Inventory Forecasting a Co-Product of Optimized Central Planning

In a recent blog on Inventory Forecasting the core challenges and business importance of estimating inventory are outlined. A projected inventory position across time (plan) is a natural co-product of most central or master planning models that match assets with the demand to create a projected supply line linked to demand. 

Coronavirus a Substantial Supply Chain Interruption – The Importance of Digital Supply Chain

The tragic outbreak of the Coronavirus has again demonstrated the need for ever vigilant health care services and fast response. It has demonstrated that supply chain interruptions from a manufacturing excursion to a port strike to an infectious disease outbreak require two actions from any firm: preparation and response.

By |2020-03-24T11:52:37-04:00February 11th, 2020|News, Supply Chain|0 Comments

Discover Why Arkieva is Named As a Leader in The 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Sales and Operations Planning System of Differentiation

We are pleased to announce that due to the amazing support of Arkieva customers, Arkieva has been named as Leader in the 2019 Magic Quadrant for Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) System of Differentiation (SOD).

Q&A: How is Linde Optimizing Operations with a Supply Chain Digital Twin?

Arkieva Customer, Linde PLC, is a leading supplier of industrial gases in the world. Linde has transformed its network optimization processes by creating a digital twin of its integrated supply chain with Arkieva. I sat down with Richard Wallington, Global Head of Bulk Supply Chain at Linde to find out more.

How Does a Supply Chain Planning System Aggregate and Disaggregate Data?

Planners in certain industries such as the consumer-packaged goods (CPG) prefer updating forecasts at an aggregate level but would also sometimes want to lock values at the detail level to prevent disaggregation to a specific combination. How is it done? A planning system is expected to present correct data to the planner at whatever level it is being looked at.

By |2019-04-13T23:08:59-04:00March 26th, 2019|Supply Chain|0 Comments

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