In this ebook, Dave Nelson, principal at value chain optimization firm River Rock Advisors discusses the use of customer relationship management (CRM) processes and tools to pilot a precision-based, in-depth use of data to forecast demand while giving leaders greater insight into their customer base.
No matter how well your team has done its supply chain planning, it seems like exceptions keep arising and you’re constantly in fire-fighting mode. In the case of supply chain, the issue isn’t so much about operations, it’s about the ability to collaborate quickly and effectively when an exception deviates from the established plan. This is why forward-thinking organizations are creating Centers of Excellence for their supply chain.
Geraint John, vice president analyst with Gartner’s Supply Chain Practice, reveals the results of a survey in which companies described their current efforts at achieving supply-chain resiliency and agility.
E-commerce companies are seeing bigger than ever sales and demand for fast, cheap and accurate orders. To help them manage this, retailers are increasingly turning to 3PLs and other intermediaries to join their omnichannel fulfillment strategies.
Benjamin Ruddell, Professor in the School of Informatics, Computing & Cyber Systems at Northern Arizona University, offers advice to both the private and public sectors on how best to carry out President Biden’s recent executive order on creating more resilient supply chains for essential goods.
Outgrowing it’s ERP software, a global manufacturer of power products set about removing roadblocks that were hindering essential business changes. With the assistance of a dedicated materials requirements planning (MRP) functionality, the company was able to reduce stock-outs, improve order turn time and enhance customer experience.
The latest news, analysis, trends and solutions regarding inventory planning and optimization and its impact on supply chain management. New technologies in inventory planning and optimization are transforming the way companies operate - and allowing them to stay ahead of the competition in their industries. As these solutions continue to evolve, businesses are discovering new ways to increase efficiency and cut costs. Learn how companies around the world are using inventory planning solutions for supply chain optimization.
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