Empower Better Sourcing Decisions with a Digital Supply Chain Platform  

Logility

Here’s how a digital supply chain platform can help. Today’s world and your customers demand transparency and accountability. And it all begins with sourcing. A sustainable business requires new technology. Sourcing management for strategic outcomes.

Logility, Demand Management, and NGC Software Unite Resources, Introduce Logility® Digital Supply Chain Platform

Logility

The unified, digital platform powers better decision-making, scalability, and transformation across all levels of supply chain maturity. a leader in supply chain innovation powering the sustainable and resilient enterprise, today announced its parent company American Software, Inc.,

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Next Level Apparel® Takes its Demand and Inventory Planning to the Next Level with the Logility® Digital Supply Chain Platform

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based supplier of fashion blanks transforms its demand and inventory management with Logility. Their team of experts made our transition from legacy systems and manual processes to total digital supply chain management an easy experience,” said Paul Volkman, CIO at Next Level Apparel. “We

Build Supply Chain Resilience with a Diverse Sourcing Strategy 

Logility

And they’ve had little to no time to recover from raw material and labor shortages, supplier and factory failures, transportation delays, and rising costs while encountering unpredictable demand. Developing Diverse, Resilient Sourcing Strateg ies.

The Digital Logistics Provider: Delivering a New Level of Service in the Age of IoT

In response to the growing complexity of the modern global supply chain, logistics service providers are embracing digital supply chain solutions powered by new IoT tracking technologies and data analytics.

Demand-Driven Transformation at Shell

Supply Chain Shaman

Located in the United Kingdom (UK), he has more than twelve years of experience in progressive roles driving demand-drive projects for their global supply chain. At the Supply Chain insights Global Summit , Nick shared his story on driving demand-based improvements. It is just not enough to do a software upgrade or slowly push continuous improvement projects. He did this first by implementing demand sensing from Terra Technology (now E2Open) eight years ago.

Demand Driven Technologies Launches Intuiflow

Demand Driven Technologies

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The 2022 Labor Shortage: 4 Concrete Tactics to Combat Employee Turnover and Source Staff

ToolsGroup

Sarah Voorhees, VP of Demand and Inventory Planning at American Tire Distributors , is one such leader who emphasizes the importance of individual check-ins: A 1:1 conversation can be intimidating, though, especially if the person has sensitive concerns. Source: Fortune. #3:

Success Strategies for Demand Forecasting in Supply Chain

ToolsGroup

There’s been a lot of change in how we view supply chain demand forecasting: we moved from a focus on supply—what and how much to supply or replenish—to the demand-driven supply chain, which placed too much emphasis on the intermediate goal of an accurate demand forecast.

Demystifying Transportation Sourcing – A Practitioner’s View

EC Sourcing Group

Demystifying Transportation Sourcing. If you are like me, transportation sourcing is a mind boggling and complex field. This article is about creating value in transportation sourcing. Applying sound sourcing principles will enable you to unlock value.

ERP, CRM and PLM sources of data for demand planning

DynaSys

Data is an integral part of the demand planning cycle. But, the trickiness of collecting data comes mainly from pulling it from all the sources of data for demand planning as well as unifying the data. It’s fair to say that your information is likely not unified in one system.

Meet Demands For Supermarkets With AI-Driven Demand Forecasting

ThroughPut

A shift from physical grocery stores to digital grocery stores is indicative of a shift from traditional shopping practices to demand-driven buying practices. When demand can be anticipated with accuracy, it can be delivered efficiently with demand forecasting techniques. .

AI-Powered Demand Sensing: 7 Strategies To Increase Sales Performance

ThroughPut

In the midst of the Covid-19 slump, businesses need to shift to reliable systems to meet customer demand and improve profitability. It is here that demand sensing comes into focus. Demand sensing is a tool that facilitates the calibration of data that informs supply.

Is Single Sourcing, or Sole Sourcing, Dead?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Additionally dramatically higher demand for household supplies (eg. In many cases the use of single sourcing, or sole sourcing, Procurement strategies has limited the ability for Supply Chains to access alternate sources of supply and more rapidly support higher than normal demand levels.

Demand Optimization Maturity Curve

Logility

Forecasting customer demand has been a critical aspect of business since ancient times. The first commercially available demand planning system was introduced to the market in the mid 1970’s by American Software. At that time only the largest companies could afford robust demand planning systems run on mainframe systems managed by a dedicated demand planning specialist. This post discusses the Demand Optimization Maturity Curve.

Demystifying Transportation Sourcing – A Practitioner’s View

EC Sourcing Group

Demystifying Transportation Sourcing. If you are like me, transportation sourcing is a mind boggling and complex field. This article is about creating value in transportation sourcing. Applying sound sourcing principles will enable you to unlock value.

Demand Driven: Can We Sidestep Religious Arguments?

Supply Chain Shaman

Unfortunately, I think the concept of “Demand Driven” is headed down the same path. Let’s face it, the definition of demand-driven is evolving. The 1990’s technologies of Advanced Planning (APS) along with Distribution Requirements Planning (DRP) and Material Requirements Planning (MRP) amplify the bullwhip effect within the supply chain resulting in the loss of agility and an inflexible response for the long tail. Demand-Driven Definitions.

Autonomous Planning in Supply Chain: 4 Must-Haves for Next-Generation Platforms

Logistics Viewpoints

When my fiance heard about the price, he advised that I find a local hairdresser and set up a frequent-shopper account with them for a few months until the tool is back in stock. The planning platforms need to evolve with changing business needs. Can these systems be easily replaced?

Why Supply Chain Platforms?

Talking Logistics

As digital technologies embed themselves across supply chains, they will inevitably rewire existing business models into industry platforms. The question is not “if” or “when,” but “how” best to anticipate and get ahead of supply chain platform disruptions. Understanding the benefits of collaboration platforms allow businesses to better prepare themselves for the process changes on the horizon. The Role and Benefits of Supply Chain Platforms.

Demand Sensing (and Other Secret Ingredients) for Food and Beverage Supply Chain Success

Logility

Food and beverage companies can use demand sensing to predict sudden market trends and prepare for actual supply needs. Demand fluctuations dominate the food and beverage (F&B) industry. What is Demand Sensing and Why Is It Important for F&B? Demand Thought Leadership

Demand Driven Technologies Joins LAGO Innovation Fund

Demand Driven Technologies

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.

The Demand Planning cycle

DynaSys

The demand planning cycle is a supply chain management process that uses forecasting to understand the demand for products. Demand planning strikes the balance between having sufficient stock levels to meet demand without having surplus. Collaboration/ Demand review.

Achieve the Environmentally Sustainable Supply Chain Consumers Demand

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Through the intelligent use of technology, organizations can meet these goals and reduce the environmental impact of their supply chains to improve environmental stewardship, reduce damage to the planet, and ensure that sourcing is done sustainably.

What Is Demand Sensing and How Do You Get Started?

ToolsGroup

We’ve created quite a monster with all the sophisticated tools we use to influence demand with pricing, new product introductions and promotions. As businesses use more “levers” to influence demand, demand variability grows. What is Demand Sensing? .

Four Steps to Better Demand Forecasting

Logility

There are libraries full of algorithms that are relatively easy to implement in software, but the math is only as good as the data it’s applied to. Managing spikes in the data that may or may not be real demand. In short, sales history is the best measure of future demand.

Creating A Demand Driven Supply Chain Action Plan

Demand Driven Technologies

Source. 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.

Separate Demand Signals from ‘Market Noise’

Logility

Multivariate Demand Signal Management isolates actual demand signals from inconsistent market activity and improve forecast quality. What exactly is Multivariate Demand Signal Management? The benefits offered by Logility Multivariate Demand Signal Management.

Sourcing Priorities: Low Cost Geography or Domestic On-shoring?

Supply Chain Game Changer

For many years the predominant priority in sourcing has been finding the lowest cost possible. What is the appropriate sourcing strategy going forward? Geographic Sourcing History. Components and raw materials were generally sourced from low cost geographies.

Clouds are Gathering for an Open Platform for Supply Chain

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When parts of the E2E supply chain get siloed, the bullwhip effect and the human overreactions in planning kick in and amplify the disconnect between upstream supply and downstream customer demand. We have all witnessed a parallel transformation with phone systems.

Should You Outsource Demand Planning?

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But now they have started outsourcing supply chain business processes like demand planning, allowing them to focus on other business processes while gaining access to world class capabilities. Lack of planning resources/skills, or lack of expertise in advanced software and quantitative approaches (e.g., Is the demand planner talent pool deep enough internally or through acquisition and training? Blog Demand Planning Supply Chain Planning Featured

Logility Honored Among Food Logistics’ 2021 Top Software and Technology Providers

Logility

a leader in supply chain innovation powering the sustainable and resilient enterprise, today was announced a winner of Food Logistics’ 2021 Top Software & Technology Providers award. Software developments and emerging technologies are what make the world go round.

Logility Wins IDC’s SaaS CSAT Award for Supply Chain Management Customer Satisfaction

Logility

automating the digital transformation of supply chain optimization and advanced retail planning, is honored to be a winner of IDC’s 2020 SaaS CSAT Award for Supply Chain Management for Customer Satisfaction. Logility is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Software, Inc.

Hiring a Software Development Team – Pros and Cons!

Supply Chain Game Changer

How to Reduce Software Development Cycle Time! Here we discuss the benefits and drawbacks of hiring a specialized software development team. Why Does Your Company Need a Software Development Team? Benefits of a Dedicated Software Team. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

American Software Reports Third Quarterof Fiscal Year 2022 Results

Logility

ATLANTA (February 23, 2022) American Software, Inc. million for the same period last year and software license revenues were up 87% to $1.0 million for the same period last year, while Software license revenues increased 30% to $2.3 and Demand Management, Inc.,

Best Practices on How to Implement Supply Chain Management Systems

Turvo

Some of the best practices on how to implement supply chain management systems include avoiding too many systems, keeping an eye on competitors, and creating clear expectations. Avoid Heavily Customized Systems That Incur Long-Term High TCO.