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.
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.
For businesses, it’s a great opportunity to cash in on the seasonal spike in customer demand. However, every year it also poses a unique situation with equal challenges along with the opportunities.
Community Intelligence synchronizes the use of technologies in a manner that is focused on closing gaps in critical decision-making processes in the ongoing journey of more intelligent supply chains to improve organizational performance.
Use this guide to identify 10 key elements for evaluating your existing supply chain risk management strategies.
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).
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.
From the move from centralization to decentralization, a cobot world, and smart factories, Industry 4.0 is here and it’s happening fast. Are you ready?
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.
Here’s a quick overview of supply chain best practices from 10 leading companies from the 2018 Drucker Institute Ranking.