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Why Managing by Exception is Key to Supply Chain Efficiency

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Every planner today has hundreds or even thousands of references to manage. Often, these references must be synchronized during the assembly of products with complex bills of materials, where the slightest shortfall stops the flow.

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.

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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.

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.

Supply Chain Planning Value Matrix 2021

Holistically analyze your value chain for a resilient supply chain, even in times of crisis. Discover more about why the CCH® Tagetik Supply Chain Planning solution was named a leader in the Nucleus Research Supply Chain Planning Value Matrix 2021 report.

Demand Driven and Supply Chain Maturity

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We often get questions or comments about the level of supply chain maturity required for companies to be ready to implement DDMRP and realize the significant operational benefits it brings. These questions are sometimes paradoxical.

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.

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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AI in Supply Chain: Separating Myth From Reality

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Adaptive forecasting. Driverless trucks. Autonomous planning. AI is coming for your supply chain. Right? In many ways, industry watchers can be forgiven for having a little skepticism when it comes to AI in supply chain.

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.

Transforming Supply Chains for Higher Performance and Resiliency

Today, just 8% of companies have the digital maturity required to achieve resilience and mitigate supply chain disruptions, as per a new HBR Analytic Services - GEP study. What can enterprises do to accelerate digital transformation? Read the full report now to find out!

Aukus Reveals What’s Wrong with Global Supply Chains

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What is the relationship between submarines and the global supply chain? Don’t worry, it doesn’t have to do with underwater container ships, and Elon Musk hasn’t floated the idea of a silk road via an underwater Hyperloop. Well, not yet, I guess. But what is it about?

Adapting To Supply Chain Disruption

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Supply chain leaders have dealt with disruption since well before the pandemic. Strategies for addressing VUCA—an acronym that stands for volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity—have circulated in business management journals for the better part of a decade.

How YUKO Lubricants Improved Supply Chain Flow

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YUKO comprises modern automotive and industrial oils, lubricants, cooling and lubricating fluids, forming fluids, service products that comply with international quality standards.

Pandemic Planning: How To Maintain A Smooth Flow

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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.

Is Digital Procurement Transformation Delivering on the Promise?

Is your digital transformation working, or is it still a work in progress? Download this report, from a GEP-sponsored survey from ISM, to check your performance and see how your peers are reaching their transformation goals.

Demand Driven Technologies Joins LAGO Innovation Fund

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Demand Driven Technologies is excited to join the LAGO Innovation Fund and its family of innovators. LAGO invests in companies that are disrupting the status quo in their native industries or creating de novo markets through innovative products, services, and technologies.

Case Study: Adapting to a New Retail Landscape

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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.

Case Study: Increasing In House Production

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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.

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.

4 Reasons to Break Up With Excel and Move to Digital Supply Chain Planning

Trust your supply chain forecasts: adopt a predictive intelligence platform to outperform your supply chain goals, overcome challenges of spreadsheet-based planning, reduce risks, enhance customer satisfaction, and improve the bottom line.

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.

We’re Celebrating Our 10-Year Anniversary

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DDMRP was put into the public domain in 2011, when the third edition of Orlicky’s Materials Requirements Planning book was published. It was also in 2011 that Demand Driven Technologies was created.

Pandemic Planning: How To Maintain A Smooth Flow

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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.

Data Driven Improvement for your Demand Driven Model

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Hm, seeing the visual illustrating this post I had some objections: is it really reasonable to represent the measures of a supply chain in the 21st century as following a normal law?

Just in Time vs. Just in Case: What’s the Way Forward for Supply Chains?

Just-in-time supply chains worked just fine — until they didn’t. Is more inventory the answer? It’s not a binary solution. Read this latest GEP paper to learn how enterprises can ensure adequate supplies without running excess inventory.

How YUKO Lubricants Improved Supply Chain Flow

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YUKO comprises modern automotive and industrial oils, lubricants, cooling and lubricating fluids, forming fluids, service products that comply with international quality standards.

DDOM Metrics: Using Data To Improve Your Demand Driven Model

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Hm, seeing the visual illustrating this post I had some objections: is it really reasonable to represent the measures of a supply chain in the 21st century as following a normal law?

The Demand Driven Movement Then & Now

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Sarah Barnes Humphrey from Let’s Talk Supply Chain and Erik Bush, CEO of Demand Driven Technologies sit down and discuss the various methodologies used throughout the decades and how they have influenced Demand Driven Material Requirements Planning (DDMRP). Source. Webinars

Unlock Inventory Performance with Replenishment+ NS

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We invite you to learn about Replenishment+ NS, the leading demand driven solution built native for NetSuite. If you are a supply chain leader who wants to improve visibility and materials flow across the supply chain, please join us for this complimentary webinar. Learn why more and more companies are making the decision to shift. Read more. Source. Webinars NetSuite

Rethinking Supply Chain Risk: New Threats Demand New Tools and Strategies

Companies like Bayer AG and Akamai coped with recent supply chain disruptions much better than their peers. What did they do differently? Read this new HBR – GEP report on new tools and strategies to mitigate supply chain risk.

Deep Dive Session 2: Visibility – The Key to Keep You Market Signals and Actions Aligned

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This second webinar will showcase the software to plan, schedule and execute across your supply chain. The demo will focus on the interaction and real-time visibility between Replenishment+ and DBR+ that keep all signals and execution actions and metrics aligned to customer demand and ROI. Source. Webinars

Deep Dive Session 1: The Problem Blocking Supply Chains from Demand Driven Performance

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Feel like you’re constantly stuck between planning for the future, meeting your customers delivery expectations and delivering your profit and inventory targets? Learn about the problem all supply chains live in and the Solution Set necessary to solve the core conflict in this first webinar. Source. Webinars

Intuition and Complexity

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What happens in our brain when we exercise our intuition? A French scientific magazine recently devoted a fascinating dossier to intuition (Science & Vie, August 2021 [link] ).

Projected Inventory is an Illusion!

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When you learn the principles of MRP, you use a view like the one below. Periods 1 2 3 4 5 6 Forecast 40 50 40 40 70 20 Registered orders 80 45 30 50 50 5 Requirements 80 45 40 50 70 20 Projected Inventory 50 170 125 85 35. Read more. Source. Blog Buffers DDMRP ERP Inventory

Supply Chain Evolution: Digital Transformation Is the Way Forward

A new study by The Economist shows that 54% of enterprises want to rethink their supply chains. Make them more agile and resilient. How would supply chains evolve from here? And what should supply chain leaders be doing differently? Download the report today!