RCCP versus MPS – Can They Be Connected?

Master Production Scheduling (MPS) plans for items that are independent (or direct) demand. Independent Demand is a demand that comes from Sales Orders, Service Orders, or forecasts on end items, i.e., items that we sell to customers. In RCCP, the principle assumption is that family-level assumptions are good approximations for the SKU level detail and the change in the mix will not have a big impact on the capacity projection.

By |2019-10-07T09:00:45-04:00October 2nd, 2019|Supply Planning|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).

Back to the Basics: What’s the Core Purpose of Supply Chain Management?

As supply chain professionals and SCM technology enthusiasts, our conversations and discussions are often forward-looking. Sometimes, it’s essential to focus on the here and now, before looking ahead. In this post, we’ll cover some of the basics of what supply chain management entails, and why it’s a critical component in fueling supply chain innovations.

By |2019-04-13T23:09:18-04:00November 14th, 2017|Supply Planning|0 Comments

Only the Shadow Knows – Identifying the Unobvious with Supply Chain Modeling

While reading a wonderful article titled “Linear Thinking in a Non-Linear World – the obvious choice is often wrong” in the May-June 2017 issue of Harvard Business Review, I was immediately transferred back to the early 1980’s and theme of the IBM Advanced Industrial Engineering department – “only the model knows.”

By |2019-04-13T23:09:23-04:00June 30th, 2017|Supply Chain, Supply Planning, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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