Demand Planning

SupplyPike

What is a demand plan? Demand planning tells you how much inventory you can expect to sell, down to the regional level. Demand planning helps identify potential expansions to your product line or supply, as well as potential threats to your sales.

Should You Outsource Demand Planning?

ToolsGroup

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. Case example: supply chain planning as a service.

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Demand Planning: One System to Rule Them All

Logility

Food and beverage, consumer electronics, life sciences, durable goods all have to deal with product seasonality, lifecycles, assortments, promotions and demand signals across multiple planning horizons and more. Figure 1 : A Single Planning Solution to Span Multiple Planning Horizons.

Quick Start Guide to Using Machine Learning for Demand Planning

ToolsGroup

Anyone who has done demand planning knows it is extremely complex, with forecasting challenges and rapidly shifting consumer demand, often exacerbated by seasonality, new product introductions, promotions, and myriad causal factors (e.g.

The Beyond Belief Impacts of VUCA on Supply Chains and Commerce

Speaker: Jim Tompkins, Chairman and CEO at Tompkins International

We are fortunate to have Dr. James A. Tompkins, one of the world’s leading supply chain thought leaders, to address the impacts of VUCA on today’s supply chains and commerce. Jim recently stated that “the impacts of digital commerce on supply chains and commerce are far greater than the ending of the Cold War in 1991. The lifting of the Iron Curtain was minuscule when compared to the impacts of VUCA on how business works and how people live.”

Demand Planning Breaks Down During Recessions

Logistics Viewpoints

Demand planning is difficult in these circumstances. This article discusses how supply chain teams can do better in these circumstances. The post Demand Planning Breaks Down During Recessions appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

Demand Planning Apps Top Supply Chain Planning Machine Learning

ToolsGroup

Gartner recently polled both users and vendors on which supply chain planning (SCP) applications are employing machine learning and in three different analysis, demand planning and demand forecasting came out top of the list. Supply planning came in second.

From Excel to State-of-art Demand Planning Solution

DynaSys

I have just completed a new demand planning project. Before the project, they were using Excel to forecast and plan their business. Now with their Demand Planning solution, three demand planners can calculate and review a new forecast in minutes.

How demand planning can quench our thirst for beer

Kinaxis

The bottle shortage impacts smaller, family-owned-and-operated breweries like Moritz Fiege more significantly than larger brew houses, especially when you consider that they’ve ramped up production in an attempt to meet the hot summer’s demand. But what of the beer industry supply chain?

Demand Planning

o9 Solutions

Demand Planning: Improve Forecast Accuracy, Alignment and Accountability. Top Reasons Organizations are Upgrading their Demand Planning Capabilities. Increasing sales adoption in the demand planning process. Demand Change What-If Analysis.

Get your demand planning and forecasting game on

Kinaxis

by Alexa Cheater Outplay your competition with a smarter, stronger demand planning strategy. Customer demands are changing. So why isn’t your demand planning strategy? So how can your supply chain handle it all? Supply chain management Demand plannin

Forecasting and Demand Planning for a Better, Unified Future

Logility

Year after year, survey after survey, forecast accuracy continues to be one of the top metrics for measuring supply chain performance. Watch: When Planning for Forecast Accuracy, Visibility is in Demand.). Practical Tips to Improve Demand Planning.

The Importance of Demand Planning

Logility

With increasing frequency, I have noticed blog posts touting the position that ‘demand planning is dead.’ Their solution: by sensing and reacting to customer demand at the point of purchase there is no longer a need for projecting demand based on history.

Theory & Practice (Demand Planning)

The Network Effect

At the time a theory that the retail supply chain could be seamlessly connected by a single forecast only at product store level. As we speak, a number of early pioneers are implementing the Flowcasting process and reaping the benefits of a completely integrated supply chain.

How to Build a Collaborative Global Demand Planning

Arkieva

How global businesses can build a collaborative demand planning process How to Build a Collaborative Global Demand Planning was first posted on June 26, 2018 at 8:48 am. ©2017 ©2017 " Supply Chain Link Blog - Arkieva " Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only.

Developing the Necessary Skills for Successful Demand Planning

CHAINalytics

Forecasting market demand and the subsequent materials supply required to fulfill that demand remains incredibly challenging for supply chain professionals despite advances in data analytics and the wide variety of technology solutions designed to support supply chain planning processes.

Balancing Demand Planning & Same-Day Shipping

IQMS

Calibration Technologies balances increased demand for cold food, medical and pharmaceutical storage in response to the proliferation of COVID-19. Continuity Despite COVID-19’s Impact on Cold Storage Demand.

The definitive guide to demand planning

TradeGecko

Effective demand forecasting and demand planning are key to the longevity of wholesale and retail businesses alike. We look at some of the major aspects of the demand planning process and how they impact the entire supply chain.

Post-Pandemic Demand Planning: ‘Analytics-Minded’ Always Wins

Blue Ridge

The post Post-Pandemic Demand Planning: ‘Analytics-Minded’ Always Wins appeared first on Blue Ridge. Blogs and Articles covid-19 supply chain analytics uncertainty

4 Ways Sonus Improved Demand Planning and Reduced Inventory by 20%

Kinaxis

by Alexa Cheater Struggling with the reality of not being able to easily consolidate data, global telecommunications company Sonus Networks was dealing with delays in understanding the impact of changes to its supply chain plans.

Practical Use of Artificial Intelligence in Demand Planning

Vanguard Software

But, how can these tech developments be used in a real-world planning environment? Demand Planning Supply ChainThe time of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning is now.

Is Statistical Forecasting Making Your Demand Plan Better or Worse?

CHAINalytics

By Pekka Hakkinen | Principal | Chainalytics Demand planning is the first and perhaps most-important planning phase in any end-to-end sales and operations planning (S&OP) process. It’s also key to achieving high-quality S&OP results and minimizing the bullwhip effect throughout the supply chain.

5 Tips for Supply Chain Planning in a Turbulent Environment

CHAINalytics

Almost every company is currently experiencing demand disruption. In both cases, planning for the future has become increasingly difficult.

Quick Start Guide to Using Machine Learning for Demand Planning

Brookes Supply Chain Planning Blog

Anyone who has done demand planning knows it is extremely complex, with forecasting challenges and rapidly shifting consumer demand, often exacerbated by seasonality, new product introductions, promotions, and myriad causal factors (e.g. Demand Planning

Demand Planning – We Must Grow our own Garden

DynaSys

Some might argue that gardening is far from the usual supply chain topics highlighted in this blog, and that I should focus more on the forecasting challenges every company faces. These are the metrics a demand planner needs to know and understand to confirm their assumptions.

Challenges with Excel When Building a Demand Planning Process

Arkieva

Gartner estimates that by 2020, 60% of revenue in supply chain dependent industries will be driven by digital business. Challenges with Excel When Building a Demand Planning Process was first posted on February 19, 2019 at 7:42 am. ©2017 ©2017 " Supply Chain Link Blog - Arkieva " Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only.

Should You Outsource Demand Planning?

Brookes Supply Chain Planning Blog

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. Supply Chain Planning

Outgrowing Excel? Here’s How to Create a Centralized Demand Planning Process

Arkieva

Demand Planning directly affects the business financial plan, pricing, capex decisions, customer segmentation and resource allocation. Considering the criticality and implication of this process, Demand Planners and Managers need to continually evaluate their current Demand Planning process and ensure that the Demand Plan generated is holistic, relevant and timely.

The 5 Promises of Demand Planning: Does Your Current Software Solution Deliver?

OneSCM

This is why Demand Planning – or business forecasting – is essential to the survival of supply chain organizations. In other words, one missing data set can skew Demand Planning forecasts for the next five years. Increased business plan stability.

Overcome Manufacturing Supply Chain Challenges with Digital Planning

ToolsGroup

With the introduction of digital supply chains, the industry is moving into an era arguably on par with the industrial revolution. To deliver business transformation, the gap between company goals and digital supply chain strategy needs to close.

Why Demand Planning Matters

ModusLink Corporation

You may have seen that this week ModusLink launched our Enhanced Planning and Integrated Collaboration tool, EPIC. The post Why Demand Planning Matters appeared first on ModusLink Global Solutions.

The ‘Secret Sauce’ to Improving Demand Planning

Arkieva

How do you get the sense of what works for demand planning? Related Webinar: How to Use Predictive Analytics to Drive Sales & Delight Your Customers ] Improving Demand Planning. The ‘secret sauce’ concept to demand planning is a little bit trickier.

Demand Planning Survey Shines Light on Supply Chain Attitudes

Logility

Is Demand Planning just a stepping stone? Dan Gilmore at Supply Chain Digest has some interesting survey numbers that may light a fire under some demand planning teams. Let us know how your organization values its planning function.

Using Demand Planning Statistical Models to Enhance Your Sales Forecasts

Arkieva

How to use demand planning statistical models to enhance the value of your sales input during the forecasting process. Using Demand Planning Statistical Models to Enhance Your Sales Forecasts was first posted on September 5, 2018 at 12:27 pm. ©2017 ©2017 " Supply Chain Link Blog - Arkieva " Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only.

Arkieva COO Shapes Discussion on Demand Planning in the Bioscience & Pharmaceutical Industries

Arkieva

Changing market conditions makes demand planning in the bioscience and pharmaceutical industries highly critical. More accurate demand planning and forecasting is required for achieving overall business objectives in the areas of growth and operational efficiency.