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Demand Driven for the Aerospace Industry

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The aeronautical supply chain was not designed to ensure the fast and reliable flow of goods, but to meet detailed technical, quality, and safety specifications. How can Demand Driven methods help? Source.

The Supply Chain Tetris

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You’ve probably already played Tetris, right? The colored bricks, of various shapes, fall from the top of the screen. It’s up to you to orient them as they fall, so they fit into each other.

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How to Reduce Excess and Obsolete Inventory

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One of the meeting points for the company’s Finance and Supply Chain teams is the Excess and Obsolete, or “E&O” review. E&O are subject to a financial review at least annually, or quarterly in particular for listed companies.

Will Supply Chain Resilience Spell the End of Globalization?

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Supply chain resilience is an imperative in a VUCA world. The tremors of recent years, from Brexit and Covid to the war in Ukraine, have prompted many companies and governments to realize how fragile supply chains can be.

Automating Freight Forwarding Processes with CargoWise Workflow

This training guide helps freight forwarders utilize the productivity capabilities of CargoWise. It covers 5 key CargoWise Workflow features, the importance of auditing your operation’s processes, and using automation for maximum productivity.

5 Reasons to Automate Inventory Management

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The decision to build a supply chain management system that responds flexibly to demand and market trends has always been both reasonable and far-sighted. Nowadays, the automation of replenishment processes is equally critical.

Demand Driven Technologies listed as one of the 20 most promising supply chain solutions providers 2022 by CIO Review

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ATLANTA, August 8, 2022 – Demand Driven Technologies, the leading provider of demand driven supply chain solutions, announced today that it has been listed as one of the 20 most promising supply chain solutions providers 2022 by CIO Review.

How to Prepare for a Successful Replenishment+ Implementation

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Preparing for a software implementation or a supply chain enhancement project can be a long process. You research and select potential software, draw up project timelines, name project champions, and solicit project and budget approvals, to name a just a few highlights.

Case Study: Plan Farther Ahead with DDMRP

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The pandemic dealt an unprecedented blow to global supply chains, with virtually all business leaders reporting disruptions to their strategic sourcing and supplier management processes. Yet some companies found ways to mitigate the impact to their operations.

Understanding Demand-Based Forecasts

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To size our stocks and replenish our products, we need to use a demand assumption. In a Demand Driven approach, the supply chain is scheduled based on real consumption, but for consumption to occur, it must have been initiated by available products, supplied based on a demand hypothesis. Source.

5 Powerful Prescriptive Analytics Examples in Supply Chain

Prescriptive analytics is a type of advanced analytics that optimizes decision-making by providing a recommended action. Supply chain, with its complex planning questions, is typically an area where optimization technology is required. Read about 5 use cases.

Boost Fill Rates and Free Working Capital with DDMRP

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Today’s companies are challenged with hard-to-identify signals, increasing number of SKUs, shorter lead times, less reliable forecasts, and customer demand.

Succeeding with a Supply Chain Control Tower

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The concept of the supply chain control tower has become very popular. But what exactly does it mean? Magic keywords abound in this field: Digitalization, advanced analytics, end-to-end, big data, collaborative, real-time, etc. All this sounds attractive, but what is the reality behind the gimmicks?

Eliminating the Bullwhip Effect

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The bullwhip effect is one of the common problems of supply chains, affecting manufacturers, distributors, and retailers alike. The cause of the bullwhip effect is difficult to recognize in a large, rapidly growing company. Pay attention to the symptoms.

How to Stop the Bullwhip Effect in the Supply Chain

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In this article, we`ll consider the common problems of supply chains and its relevance at all levels including manufacturers, distributors, and retailers. The true cause of problems is difficult to recognize in a large, rapidly growing company. Pay attention to the symptoms.

Getting Started With Scenario Modeling in Supply Chain Network Design

To build your supply chain’s agility and responsiveness, you need to look at scenarios more frequently instead of relying on a single plan. Let’s explore how you can apply scenario modeling in supply chain network design.

Implementing an Innovative IT Solution Part 1

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Every supply chain and every production plant are faced with changes sooner or later. In the 21st century, there have been many such changes: from innovative IT technologies to new methods to improve the quality of products, or the entire supply chain management system.

Creating A Demand Driven Supply Chain Action Plan

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If you are an operational supply chain manager, you have a taste for action. Reacting quickly, making fast decisions, getting a small dose of adrenaline under stress: this is your daily life. If you are an operational sales manager, you need to get things moving.

Implementing New Supply Chain Technology (Part 2)

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In last week’s post, we introduced some of the lessons we’ve learned about implementing new supply chain technology. This week, we’ll take a look at some case studies from companies in Russia to the countries of the Central Asian region.

Implementing New Supply Chain Technology (Part 1)

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Every manufacturer is faced with change sooner or later. In the 21st century, there have been many such changes, from innovative supply chain technologies to new methods to improve the quality of products, or even the entire supply chain management system.

Best Practices to Model Carbon Costs in Supply Chain Network Design

How to model carbon costs in your supply chain design? Make conscious choices by comparing scenarios indicating at which points in the supply chain carbon emissions occur and achieve the right balance between sustainability and cost.

End-to-End Supply Chain Planning in an Upstream/Downstream Organization

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For small and medium enterprises, the question of upstream supply chain vs. downstream supply chain management does not arise.

Accelerate Your Supply Chain Transformation

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There are a number of reasons executives give when they say they’re not ready to undertake a supply chain transformation.

Understanding Supply Chain APIs

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The role of the supply chain manager is by nature very transverse. It is to orchestrate the collaboration of disparate functions — sales, production, marketing, product development, and more — and deliver a flawless service to the company’s customers, while ensuring profitability.

DDMRP in India: A Conversation with Yagna

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Today’s supply chains are global, so it’s no surprise that interest in DDMRP spans the world, too.

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Easily Build an Optimization App and Empower Your Data

Speaker: Gertjan de Lange

Solving complex business problems requires optimization modeling techniques and data to compare scenarios and make the best decisions. With AIMMS you can rapidly build an optimization app on top of your data and deploy it to the end-user in just a few clicks.

Demand Driven Technologies Launches Intuiflow

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CEOs, how to understand and develop your supply chain?

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The vast majority of business leaders do not come from supply chain, purchasing or operations. For a long time, when you were in these professions, your marshal’s baton was to become COO or Chief Supply Chain Officer.

Case Study: Reducing Excess Inventory

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It’s hard to pass up a good deal from one of your preferred suppliers. But when the inventory piles up in your warehouse because you don’t have the other materials you need to manufacture your products? That good deal starts to seem less attractive.

Shop Floor 4.0: How to Release Work at the Right Time!

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The 4.0 shop floor — so talked about of late — is not only about incorporating real-time technology and digital tools. The 4.0 shop floor must be agile and respond to real customer demand. Lead times must be short, priorities must be visible, and decisions must be intuitive for all.

New Research: The State of Supply Chain Network Design in 2022

This report explores how the state of supply chain network design has changed – including how the tools, maturity models, and market demands are transforming the network design practice.

Shop Floor 4.0: How to Release Work at the Right Time!

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The 4.0 shop floor — so talked about of late — is not only about incorporating real-time technology and digital tools. The 4.0 shop floor must be agile and respond to real customer demand. Lead times must be short, priorities must be visible, and decisions must be intuitive for all.

CEOs, how to understand and develop your supply chain?

Demand Driven Technologies

The vast majority of business leaders do not come from supply chain, purchasing or operations. For a long time, when you were in these professions, your marshal’s baton was to become COO or Chief Supply Chain Officer.

CEOs, how to understand and develop your supply chain?

Demand Driven Technologies

The vast majority of business leaders do not come from supply chain, purchasing or operations. For a long time, when you were in these professions, your marshal’s baton was to become COO or Chief Supply Chain Officer.

Adaptive Supply Chains for the Healthcare Industry

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As everyone painfully knows, the healthcare supply chain has been in the headlines for several months. This is a very unique supply chain, because the availability of products can literally have vital consequences.

Supply Chain Strategy (And Why Yours Isn't Working)

Speaker: Michelle Meyer, Founder and CEO of MatterProviders

Michelle Meyer is here to walk you through the future of supply chain strategy, and why your current approach is probably not working. In this exclusive webinar, she will explore ways to develop and perfect your new supply chain strategy in this post-pandemic era of uncertainty.

Supply Chain Planning Automation

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Automation has taken over distribution platforms and industrial sites. Robots and machines are used to prepare orders and manufacture our products.

Understanding Demand Driven Supply Chain Interactions

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Quantum physics teaches us that an isolated particle has no property in itself. A particle exists only through the interactions it has with other particles. It is the interactions that constitute matter.

Does Pull Manufacturing Still Work?

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Most companies are experiencing difficult times on the supply side. Containers are piling up on one side of the globe and are sorely lacking on the other. Delays are piling up, and variability is clearly at a maximum on the supply side. Can our supply chains really be demand driven in this context?

Centralized vs. Decentralized Supply Chain Management

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International organizations often struggle with the question of whether and to what extent they should centralize their supply chain functions. Should demand and supply planners be integrated into a central function, at a group level or at a cluster level (whether by region or by business unit)?

Gain a Competitive Edge: The Importance of a Supplier Diversity Program

Speaker: Rod Robinson, SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice, Insight Sourcing Group

In this exclusive webinar, Rod Robinson, SVP of the Supplier Diversity Practice Lead & Center of Excellence at Insight Sourcing Group, dives into the key benefits corporations are seeing emerge from their supplier diversity programs, and how you can gain unique competitive advantages with a supplier diversity program of your own.