Forecasting & Demand Planning >> Editors' Blog
In the age of analytics and Big Data, all customers are not created equal.
Worried about managing supply-chain risk? All you need is cash.
Artificial intelligence, for decades little more than a dream in the minds of behavioral scientists, is insinuating itself into every aspect of supply-chain management today. The latest incursion is taking place in the realm of sourcing.
Regulation is usually viewed by the private sector as a burden. But sometimes it makes good business sense.
It only makes sense that The 3M Company, with a business model resting almost entirely upon technology, would eventually get around to applying it to the supply chain.
Supply-chain management today is very much a game of numbers. But the risk of getting lost in the math is real.
Lenovo Group Ltd. is the world's leading original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of personal computers. So why is it determined to overhaul the way it sells and markets product?
With 2016 coming to a close, it's time for another helping of supply-chain predictions for the year ahead, courtesy of the San Francisco Roundtable of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals.
Say goodbye to the era of free trade.
First there was Black Friday. Then Cyber Monday. And now, Amazon.com's Prime Day. Why do retailers invite peak-demand headaches?
It's been more than two months since the United Kingdom voted to withdraw from the European Union, but the shock waves aren't close to subsiding - especially with regard to the impact on global supply chains.
Many Americans appear to believe that the exposure of their personal information on the internet is inevitable. But European regulators are having none of that.
The annual State of Logistics Report has a new author this year - and with it, a marked shift in some key trends.
In the world of e-commerce, the packaging is more than just a box. It's meant to "inspire and inform" consumers.
Keeping online buyers happy is easy. All you have to do is flood the channel with so much inventory that you're never out of stock. And probably go out of business in the process.