The latest news, analysis, trends and solutions regarding sales and operations planning (S&OP) and its impact on supply chain management. New technologies in S&OP are transforming the way companies do business - 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 S&OP solutions for supply chain optimization.
Do modern-day retail customer-loyalty programs really make for loyal customers? The loyalty program is a tried and true maneuver to keep shoppers from straying to rival retailers. In its original manifestation, though, it was largely a means of mining information about customers, who were otherwise anonymous in the brick-and-mortar world.
It was only a matter of time before artificial intelligence was applied to the field of logistics. We're finally seeing the concepts of expert systems and A.I. brought to bear on the countless decisions that go into running a complex logistics operation.