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That’s Just Your Opinion

Demand and supply planning was as much an art form as a science for many decades. The process was guided by human intuition, gut feeling, and experience and was aided by tools such as calculators and spreadsheets. These were all…

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Does Your Supply Chain Differentiate You from Your Competitors?

Recent events have spotlighted the critical importance of supply chains across the globe. Massive disruption, climate change, regional conflict, and more have introduced unprecedented uncertainty into supply chains. For many years, companies had become accustomed to ever-stabilizing supply lines where…

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Unlocking Hidden Value: The Worth of Supply Chain Planning

Today’s global commerce is driven by massive supply chains. This makes the process of planning a challenge. One estimate puts supply chain-related jobs at 37% of total employment in the US alone. Yet, many companies continue to look at supply…

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Forecasting Vs Demand Planning

Forecasting Vs Demand Planning Companies use a variety of tools to predict where their business currently is and where it is headed. By “reading the tea leaves”, planners attempt to ensure correct stock levels, optimize inventory control and inventory value,…

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The Delicate Balance of Safety Stock vs Safety Time

With disruption such as COVID-19 rapidly shifting consumer tastes, market volatility, and human error, the threat of both overstock and stockouts is always present. On the one hand, companies strive to have enough stock available to manage their order position…

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6 Best MRP Practices For Manufacturers

Executive Summary: Manufacturers utilizing MRP to plan material requirements should ensure data integrity and accuracy including forecasting data, lead times, and inventory. They should also choose software that aligns with their needs, comprehend how it treats blanket orders and safety…

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Beyond Just Inventory – How Planning Impacts the Entire Company

When people hear the word “planning”, many of them immediately make the connection with “inventory”. Granted, inventory strategy is a critical part of a company’s overall health. But planning today encompasses much more than just inventory. It covers the entire…

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