Different Strokes for Different Folks (to Yield Better Results?)?

Supply Chain Shaman

The definition of a demand planning unit in JDA–and other traditional Advanced Planning Solutions–was defined in the 1990s when we were arguing about the possibilities of process improvement with the shift from 32- to 64-bit architectures.

Reflections, Thank-you(s) and Rethinking the Future

Supply Chain Shaman

As shown in Figure 2, visibility does not have just one definition. While we all need to thank-you for helping us to remain free and safe within our borders, for the supply chain leader, it is great to see that something good came out of the invasion of Iraq and Afghanistan.

10 questions about the benefits of S&OP for your organisation

Supply Chain Movement

However, there must be consensus within the organisation about definitions and the right source of information for important reports. Management at the helm. Some companies have a well-developed sales & operations planning (S&OP) process as a safeguard for structured decision-making.

Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2016

Talking Logistics

Terrorism : The recent terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, coupled with the ongoing instability in Syria and Iraq and the spread of ISIS, have raised the risk for terrorism-related supply chain disruptions in 2016. Well, my big audacious prediction for 2015 did not come true. Google did not acquire a third-party logistics (3PL) company or a logistics software vendor.