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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.
Inventory planners have a difficult task balancing customer demand with inventory levels. This blog is the first in a series discussing safety stock.
Demand planners are facing unprecedented pressures caused by the all-time high number of planning combinations. Supply chain planning software can help.
Dr. Ken Fordyce shares his takeaways from Gartner's free webinar on the performance lenses that supply chain leaders must apply and balance.
Demand forecasting is often done in planning buckets such as months or weeks. But what about the pattern of demand inside a period? Whatever pattern it is, a demand planner should strive to understand it.
Every business can benefit from having a proper demand plan. A pivotal part in this process is collaboration.
Businesses spend a lot of time and money in improving their demand planning. However, the ROI is not always forthcoming. How much is a 1% improvement in forecast accuracy worth to the business?
Subscribe and save makes planning easier. Consistent demand means less fluctuation in order volume, which makes forecasting, inventory management and scheduling more predictable.
These “key tools” balance a need for simple with a need to handle the complexity of SCM – following the IBM adage – complexity exists whether you ignore it or not, best not to ignore it.