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Supply Chain AI Strategy: Navigating Apparel Industry Complexities


Navigating the $5 trillion North American apparel market requires precision, especially when dealing with the intricate complexities of forecasting and inventory management. This approach enhances forecast accuracy and aligns company strategies more closely with real-time market conditions.

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Strategy. Strategy. Wherefore Art Thou Strategy?

Supply Chain Shaman

In contrast, those who outperformed were better at strategy and aligned with outcomes. Instead, the starting point, as shown in Figure 1, should start with a clear understanding of business strategy. The operating strategy–a major part of the supply chain strategy–flows from the business strategy.


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Inventory Strategies: Evaluating Constant Disruptions


Inventory strategies begin with an efficient network design to effectively balance your ability to accurately predict customer demand and work with suppliers to adjust orders in real time. Routine firefighting of inventory issues is a symptom of inventory strategies treated as a once-a-year exercise.

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ToolsGroup Launches Integrated In-Season Retail Inventory Optimization Solution 


BOSTON & LONDON — January 15, 2024 — ToolsGroup , a global leader in retail and supply chain planning and optimization software, today announced the launch of their In-Season Inventory Optimization Solution, an integrated suite of tools in the greater JustEnough retail planning and execution suite.

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How to Tackle Today's Most Complex Inventory Challenges

Speaker: Andrew Kurpiel - AmerCareRoyal | Bill Benton - GAINS | Paul Benhamou - Benco Dental

By targeting inventory investments and regulating service expectations, their inventory optimization activities have improved performance. Join three supply chain experts as they share their best practices and effective strategies for facing today’s most complex inventory challenges.

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16 Cost Reduction Strategies in Inventory Management


So your company is looking to reduce costs, and you’ve been asked to contribute by reducing your inventory cost. That makes sense – inventory is one of the most capital intensive areas for any product business. Here we explain how you can do this with 16 cost reduction strategies in inventory management?that

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Restructuring Global Value Chains & Tariff Reduction – A Continuous Evolution for Supply Chains

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Restructuring Global Value Chains & Tariff Reduction – A Continuous Evolution for Supply Chains. This article was originally written and published for DHL in January 2020 and focused on the trade wars and how to leverage opportunities for tariff reductions. Product strategies. without being subject to tariffs.

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Mastering Order Management: Backorders & Out-of-Stock Inventory

This brief video explores some of the primary drivers of inventory issues – and how modern technology and best practices can mitigate these issues and ensure a superb customer experience.

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A Supply Chain Leader’s Guide to Managing Disruption With Modern Analytics

But, as leaders know, adapting to change is rarely a simple task and requires a fresh look at existing processes in planning and sourcing, inventory management, warehousing & distribution, and more. Key topics covered: Eliminating friction points and coping with the continual disruptions through a modern data strategy approach.

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The Keys to Business Continuity Planning

Speaker: Ron Spiteri, Director of TXM Lean Solutions

Ways to find the right balance between inventory turns and stock availability. How to develop Prevention, Preparedness, Response, and Recovery strategies. Keys to creating a risk assessment and reduction matrix. In this webinar, you will learn: What a Supply Chain Business Continuity Plan is.

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Elevate Your Supply Chain Resilience With Scenario Planning

Speaker: Robert Olszak- Vice President, Global Supply Chain Optimization, RGP

To better prepare for the next generation of supply chain management, organizations are adopting industry-leading inventory and network optimization tools to establish sophisticated and mature supply chain digital ecosystems.

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Key Questions for a Successful Distribution Network

Speaker: Irina Rosca, Director of Supply Chain Operations, Helix

If we're going to offer the speed of shipping and variety of inventory that today's customers have come to expect, there are a lot of different questions that need to be asked. This webinar will cover: Strategies for making high-level decisions about your network design and inventory distribution.

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Learn How to Transform Procurement with Team Procure Cloud

Team Procure Cloud offers a comprehensive solution to procurement management, streamlining the entire process from purchase requests and approvals to supplier management and inventory control. This ensures that the approval process is optimized and eliminates bottlenecks.

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Your Supply Chain Challenges, Solved!: 5 Guides

The guides include: reducing transportation costs, improving customer satisfaction, optimizing inventory management, increasing workforce efficiency, and achieving sustainability and ESG goals. Featuring testimonials from: Cardinal Health, Kimberly Clark, Bayer, Dollar Tree, T-Mobile, Ace Hardware Download now!

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Digital Transformation: Why You Can’t Afford to Wait

All technology strategies must address short-term concerns, but should also empower companies to build agility, resiliency, and better sensing so they can respond more quickly today, and even preempt disruptions tomorrow. This playbook offers manufacturers a realistic and viable guide to balancing immediate needs with future-focused strategy.