My Busy day at the Richmond Supply Chain Forum


It was titled “Is forecasting really dead? Last week QAD DynaSys attended the Richmond Supply Chain Forum held at the Belfry Hotel & Resort in Sutton Coldfield, UK.

Forecasting Brexit’s Logistics Implications


Just about a week ago, the world received the news that citizens of the United Kingdom (UK) voted to withdraw from the European Union (EU) by a narrow margin of 4 percentage points.

Do We Really Need a New Smart Phone Every Two Years?

SCM Research

A new United Nations University report, titled The Global E-waste Monitor 2014 , details e-waste generation by region. million metric tonnes (Mt) and it is forecasted to increase to 50 Mt in 2018. With 32% of the world’s total, the United States (7.1 kg), Switzerland, Iceland, Denmark, and the United Kingdom. United Nations University, IAS – SCYCLE, Bonn, Germany. We all know about natural resource scarcity.

The Three “Habits” for Successful IoT Implementations


They included 300 executives in 11 industries in Canada, China, Germany, and the United States. Editor’s note: Due to the upcoming holidays, this will be our last blog for 2018. The next posting will be on January 8 th , 2019.

AkzoNobel: Painting a Better Picture of Demand


With ten years of experience at Coca-Cola, Crottaz knew that FMCG (Fast-Moving Consumer Goods) companies like Procter & Gamble successfully use POS to improve forecast accuracy and better serve retailers. Demand Sensing then publishes daily forecasts for the next 90 days directly to SNP.”

Transforming Your Supply Chain Planning, Transforming Your Business


The UK’s National Health Service revolutionized the process of maintaining the United Kingdom’s blood supply, transitioning from a push approach to a demand-driven ‘pull’ model for the entire country.

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. As the number of items being sold grew, they became increasingly more difficult to forecast.

Global Trade Networks Create a Single Version of the Truth for Retailers

Talking Logistics

They can forecast activity much more accurately by analysing previous performance, monitor current activity, and plan promotional activity much more quickly to meet market opportunities. A multi-brand online retailer — currently the number one pure-play eTailer in the United Kingdom and Ireland has enjoyed these results: Over 22% of orders are fulfilled through drop ship method.

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For supply chains, faster is not always better

Supply Chain Movement

March 2013 was the coldest in decades for much of Europe and the eastern United States. But in March the previous year, the United States had experienced heatwaves. Businesses must manage speed. The capriciousness of the weather spelled trouble for many fashion retailers.

Getting to Work: Where AI Can Make a Difference

HICX Solutions

“Bid-rigging – a form of cartel – is illegal in most countries under competition law and can also be a criminal offence, including in the United Kingdom. In this article, experts identify which steps in the procurement process are most likely to benefit from the AI revolution.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

Tanzania, United Republic of. United Arab Emirates. United Kingdom. United States. United States Minor Outlying Islands. The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux.

GrandVision: “We are changing completely as we become demand driven”

Supply Chain Movement

Many of these stores are recognised under banners such as Apollo-Optik in Germany, Générale d’Optique and GrandOptical in France, Pearle in the Netherlands, Belgium and Austria and Vision Express in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Poland, Hungary, the Middle East and India to name just a few.

How Can We Heal the Global Supply Chain?

Supply Chain Shaman

In the last six months, in my travels, I have presented to supply chain teams in China, Belgium, France, Germany, Peru, Mexico, Netherlands, South Africa, Singapore, and the United Kingdom. Collaborative sales forecasting input leads to increased bias and error.

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Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Tanzania, United Republic of. United Arab Emirates. United Kingdom. United States. United States Minor Outlying Islands. Poor forecasting leads to rush orders to meet the delivery requirement demands of customers.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Tanzania, United Republic of. United Arab Emirates. United Kingdom. United States. United States Minor Outlying Islands. However, Technavio’s analysts now forecast the 3PL market in Europe to grow at a CAGR of 2.87% over the period 2014-2019.

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SCM Map Europe: European location decisions remain complex

Supply Chain Movement

The map indicates the actual and forecast growth of the gross domestic product (GDP) of fast-growing countries. Tanzania, United Republic of. United Arab Emirates. United Kingdom. United States. United States Minor Outlying Islands.

One Stop go live with Galleria’s next generation merchandising platform

RELEX Solutions

The optimization of store, department & category space in each store to meet customer demand and forecast the financial return on investment.

Major Trends Impacting the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Ecosystem

Supply Chain View from the Field

IMS health data reports that in 2011 China cemented its place as the third largest pharmaceutical market in the world – almost 50 percent bigger than Germany in fourth place – while Brazil overtook the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain and Canada to rank sixth. Double-digit growth is forecasted for emerging and developing markets, while the G6 are predicted to show negative growth in revenue and only modest growth in volume.

Strong demand and tight supply define industrial property sector in markets around the world


Investor interest in the industrial sector continues to grow unabated and the forecast for the remainder of 2019 is that industry dynamics will continue to be positive, attracting investors and resulting in low yields and rising asset values," believes Rose. Fieder adds: "This situation is most apparent in Toronto – and in Vancouver, where strata units increasingly offer the only opportunities for developers to justify their land costs.

XPO Logistics (XPO) to Acquire Con-way (CNW)

Supply Chain Network

XPO’s network of brokered, owned and contracted capacity will have lane density covering approximately 99% of all postal codes in the United States, as well as the regions that produce 90% of the eurozone’s GDP. • GREENWICH, Conn. and ANN ARBOR, Mich.

Do You Have Enough Stock for Black Friday?


In the United States, it’s probably the single most important day for retail shopping aside from the weeks leading up to Christmas. Black Friday is the day after Thanksgiving Day in the United States. Firstly, improve your forecasts from historical sales data. Introduction.

Terotechnology: what is it? Definition and goals

Exapro Hub

Let’s take the example of a car company that is interested in applying Terotechnology to forecast the exact costs associated with assembly, transportation, maintenance, and finally a calculation of salvage value. What does the word “Terotechnology” mean?

4 Ways to Deal with Post-Holiday Inventory Now


Or it may be that your demand forecasts were all over the place. Finally, in some countries such as Australia and the United Kingdom, post-Christmas Boxing Day sales are expected and heavily marketed in the retail industry. Firstly, bundle many units of the same product.