Who Should Own the Demand Management Process?

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Who should take ownership of the demand management process within the organization? Who Should Own the Demand Management Process? ©2017 " Supply Chain Link Blog - Arkieva " Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only. Is it Sales and Marketing? was first posted on February 12, 2019 at 7:59 am. ©2017 If you are not reading this article in your feed reader, then the site is guilty of copyright infringement.

Demand Management Best Practices

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Is demand management illusively complex? Here's a look at some best practices in demand management and characterization. Demand Management Best Practices was first posted on May 24, 2018 at 8:02 am. ©2017 ©2017 " Supply Chain Link Blog - Arkieva " Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only. If you are not reading this article in your feed reader, then the site is guilty of copyright infringement.

Xilinx Outsources their Demand Management Process

Logistics Viewpoints

Outsourcing is very common in supply chain management. But one thing very few companies outsource is demand management. In fact, until I talked to Lori Pouquette, the vice president of global customer operations at Xilinx, I had never heard of a company outsourcing demand management processes. High Tech & Electronics Industry Avnet Demand Management outsourcing Xilinx

Forecast Accuracy: Keep Your Demand Management Process Honest

Kinaxis

by Alexa Cheater Our partner Celestica recently published the following article, ‘ Are you keeping your demand management process honest? ’ You also need measurement and accuracy reports to determine the effectiveness of the entire demand management process.

Forecasting and demand management for new events using machine-learning algorithm

Kinaxis

When it comes to forecasting and demand management , a lot. For events like the Super Bowl, retail demand planners create forecasts using data from a variety of sources to adjust product demand profiles in anticipation of which product, or group of products might be in demand the most.

My Take: Let’s Admit Seven Demand Management Mistakes of the Last Decade

Supply Chain Shaman

Within an organization, the words “Demand Planning” stir emotions. Seldom do we find a team excited about demand planning. Supply chain leaders want to improve it, but are not optimistic that they can make improvements. Facing the Supply Chain Plateau.

A Focus on Hospital Supply Chain Management Challenges and Opportunities

Supply Chain Matters

The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights an interview with the CEO of Management Health Systems , now rebranded as Syft , and the particular supply chain managements of hospital supply and patient demand networks. .

A Perfect Marriage: Demand Modeling and Supply Chain Design

Logistics Viewpoints

Demand modeling has emerged as a key decisioning tool in supply chain design. Standard forecasting tools can fall short if they can’t take into consideration external causal factors that drive demand like weather and economic and political indicators, or help predict demand 5-10 years out when making long-term strategic decisions. The post A Perfect Marriage: Demand Modeling and Supply Chain Design appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

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Yowza! A Nine-Step Decision Process to Help Guide Supply Chain Planning Selection

Supply Chain Shaman

<Bear with me… > Here I share a nine-step process in an attempt to help companies unravel the process for buying supply chain planning software. Let’s face a hard fact: the supply chain planning market is a mess. Supply Chain Analytics.

The Supply Chain “Change” Dilemma!

Kinaxis

Part 1: SMAC in the Middle of Supply Chain Change. Part 2: Will the Internet of Things (IoT) Help Eliminate Information Latency and Deficiency in Supply Planning? Part 3: SMAC in the Middle of Supply Chain Change. The post The Supply Chain “Change” Dilemma!

Top 15 Supply Chains to Admire from the Supply Chain Insights Conference

Kinaxis

by CJ Wehlage The Supply Chain Insights annual conference was held on September 10-11, 2014 at the Phoenician in Scottsdale, Arizona. Great memories here, as so much has changed in the supply chain research world these past 5+ years.

Supply Chain Planning – Graduating From Demand Forecasting 101

Logistics Viewpoints

I am currently updating ARC’s Global Supply Chain Planning (SCP) market study, as I stated in my LV post two weeks ago. The study divides the SCP market into four application functionality areas, one of which is demand management. Demand management applications offer a comprehensive set of functionality. They are used to organize, structure, manage and perform analysis on a large amount of data that is typically too unwieldy for spreadsheets.

The Next Great Disruption Coming to Supply Chains

Kinaxis

by CJ Wehlage What would you say is the next great disruption coming to our supply chain world? However, there’s one great disruption already occurring, which has yet to truly “touch” supply chain. As a supply chain practitioner, do you notice something missing?

“Digital Transformation” and Supply Chain Planning

ToolsGroup

Your company has an older supply chain planning (SCP) system of record (SOR) like SAP APO that was developed in the 1990s. Stage 4 brings an extended, external view of the supply chain with profit-oriented optimization. All are potential early demand signals.

Indiana Jones and the supply chain bullwhip effect

Kinaxis

A small shift in customer demand essentially cracks the whip, and the further a supplier is from the demand, the more significant the impact, which inevitably leads to increasing swings in inventory for suppliers. The bullwhip effect and demand forecasting.

Ann Grackin: Is the Crisis in Demand Management Being Exacerbated by Spreadsheet Dependency?

Logility

Demand management has always been at the top of supply chain professionals’ list of challenges. All these moves have added complexity to the demand planning challenge. These are all issues that should be discussed and managed through the S&OP process.

Your supply chain is costing you money – Reason #4 Making key decisions by modelling the supply chain in Excel

Kinaxis

by John Westerveld Reason #4 Making key decisions by modelling the supply chain in Excel. Over the years, working for and with numerous manufacturing companies, I’ve seen many supply chain practices that cost companies money.

What the Analysts Are Saying About…A&D Supply Chains

Kinaxis

Even if you’re not you should check out Supply Chain Insights, Supply Chain Metrics That Matter. For the past several years, Supply Chain Insights has been delivering this research series. by Bill DuBois.

Your supply chain is costing you money – Reason #3 Not having end-to-end supply chain visibility

Kinaxis

Not having end-to-end supply chain visibility. Over the years, working for and with numerous manufacturing companies, I’ve seen many supply chain practices that cost companies money. You are a supply chain leader. How do achieve supply chain visibility ?

Overcoming the Challenges to Achieving End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility

Kinaxis

The defined maturity model consists of five stages, which means there is plenty of opportunity for organizations to make improvements in their supply chains to enhance visibility. Stage 5 also entails achieving visibility across supply chain planning and execution.

Accenture – 10 Years After: How Close Are We to True Demand-Driven Supply Chains? SupplyChainBrain & Kinaxis Video Series

Kinaxis

It’s been about a decade since companies began talking about the dream of a truly “ demand-driven ” supply chain. It’s been 10 years since companies began striving to create “demand-driven” supply chains.

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Apparel and footwear: At what point is missed sales better than excess inventory?

Kinaxis

In adidas’s recent earnings call, CEO Kasper Rorsted warned that adidas would miss its 2019 growth target because its supply chain was unable to meet the huge demand for its mid-priced apparel, especially in North America. by Harish Iyer.

Not the Jetsons: 10 Use Cases for Cognitive Learning in Supply Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

Last week, I was having breakfast with a CEO of a leading software supply chain management company. “Lora, you write about cognitive computing often stating that it will usher in the Third Act of Supply Chain Planning. Rethinking Demand Management.

Your supply chain is costing you money – Reason #6 Not effectively managing inventory.

Kinaxis

by John Westerveld Over the years, working for and with numerous manufacturing companies, I’ve seen many supply chain practices that cost companies money. Reason #3 Not having end-to-end supply chain visibility. Reason #5 Not having a supply chain risk management process.

Supply Chain Professionals Speak on Delivering Better Business Outcomes with Kinaxis

Kinaxis

by Melissa Clow I wanted to share this video compilation of several supply chain professionals that we have interviewed over the years. In the following clip these supply chain practitioners share their opinions on: What is the primary change we are seeing in today’s supply chain?

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The Future of Demand Planning Systems Move From Forecast Entry to AI-Powered Integrated Demand Management — Key for S&OP Success

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Accurate demand forecasting is vital to an agile and efficient supply chain capable of responding to today’s rapidly changing markets. […]. The post The Future of Demand Planning Systems <br><h4>Move From Forecast Entry to AI-Powered Integrated Demand Management — Key for S&OP Success</h4> appeared first on o9 Solutions.

What About Them Apples?

Supply Chain Shaman

In offices across the United Sates, demand planners are scratching their heads. Shifting demand and rising prices for cotton and orange juice. Higher spikes for lumber and building supplies. Surprising demand in automotive for car replacement. Tactical Demand Planning.

Finn-Tack implements inventory and demand management solution

Supply Chain Movement

Finn-Tack, with an international customer base with growing global demand, has two production plants in China, and the Ukraine, manufacturing riding equipment and clothing. It is universally accepted that flexible and efficient supply chains require expert precision planning.

A River Runs Through It…

Supply Chain Shaman

In my work with supply chain clients, teams change, business strategies shift and dramas unfold. All are haunted by the river that runs through the supply chain. It is the river of “demand.” On an ongoing basis I view supply chain strategy documents.

Is your supply chain planning ready for the “Experience Economy”?

ToolsGroup

Gartner says, “To guarantee this, the supply chain operating model must change. Many supply chain executives in consumer goods and retail companies grappling with the Experience Economy still hear objections that AI and machine learning technologies are futuristic.

Avaya & Accenture – Supply Chains of the Future: Where Will We Get the Talent? SupplyChainBrain & Kinaxis Video Series

Kinaxis

We know that companies are desperate for new talent to help them achieve supply-chain excellence , as they grapple with ever-larger volumes of data and increasing unpredictability in consumer markets. Watch now: Supply Chains of the Future: Where Will We Get the Talent?

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What Will a Supply Chain Planning Job Look Like in the Future?

ToolsGroup

We have tackled the question of automation before, but his time I want to focus specifically on what automation will mean to the job of the supply chain planner. And I see several patterns emerging on the changing role of the supply chain planner.

Four Reviews of DDMRP for Supply Chain Planning

ToolsGroup

In recent months four experts have weighed in on Demand Driven Material Requirements Planning (DDMRP). Lora Cecere of SC Insights was the first of the supply chain expert opinions I saw on DDMRP. However, she disagrees with DDMRP’s principles of forecasting and the use of demand sensing technologies. He is a great thinker on inventory planning and demand management.” Supply Chain PlanningSource: The Enterprise System Spectator.

[Video] Kinaxis – Revolutionizing supply chain planning

Kinaxis

Check out the video below as well as links to other supply chain practitioner and Kinaxis executive interviews. Company processes are disconnected because their supply chain planning has grown up in a siloed manner, says John Sicard, president and CEO of Kinaxis.

What If You Could Take The Guesswork Out Of Forecast Planning? Guest Post from Osgood Vogler

Kinaxis

The author, Osgood Vogler, Director, Analytics, Celestica Supply Chain Managed Services, describes an insight-based demand management process: So, how do you take the guesswork out of forecast planning? Demand planning has a big impact on business performance.