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95% of FMCG retailers say inventory optimisation is top priority for 2021

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Symphony RetailAI, the provider of integrated AI-enabled marketing, merchandising and supply chain solutions for FMCG retailers and manufacturers, has announced findings from its Category Planning & Assortment Optimisation Executive Survey, conducted in partnership with Incisiv.

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Leveraging Scenario Planning for S&OP Decision Support

AIMMS

Sales and Operations Planning has become the preferred method to facilitate clear and formal communication between the demand and supply sides of a business. To address this, Gartner advises organizations to adopt scenario planning for S&OP.

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Scenario Planning Examples: What COVID-19 Has Taught Us

River Logic

Scenario Analysis COVID-19 supply chain risk Scenario planning coronavirus

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Scenario Planning Examples: What COVID-19 Has Taught Us

River Logic

Scenario Analysis COVID-19 supply chain risk Scenario planning coronavirus

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Getting Started With Scenario Modeling in Supply Chain Network Design

To build your supply chain’s agility and responsiveness, you need to look at scenarios more frequently instead of relying on a single plan. Let’s explore how you can apply scenario modeling in supply chain network design.

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How Can What-If Scenario Planning Help Plan for Brexit?

Arkieva

In my previous blog, I addressed how what-if analysis can help supply chains when faced with uncertainty. This blog is an attempt to delve into some specific what-if scenarios that could arise due to Brexit. How Can What-If Scenario Planning Help Plan for Brexit?

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What-If Scenario Planning – Part 3

Arkieva

Picking up from where I left off in my previous blog, I will look at a few more scenarios in both short and long terms in this blog. Even though Brexit is the theme for these scenarios, the underlying principles apply to any situation with uncertainty in supply planning.

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Scenario-based Forecasting vs. Equations

The Smart Software

But we at Smart Software think you would do better by trading in your equations for scenarios. Learn why Scenario-based planning helps planners better manage risk and create better outcomes. The post Scenario-based Forecasting vs. Equations appeared first on Smart Software.

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IBP Scenario Modeling for Recovery, Restructuring and Resilience

AIMMS

Those that also leverage scenarios in IBP are even better prepared to deal with the supply chain shocks caused by COVID-19. Our second webinar delved deeper into the technology aspect, focusing on analytical capabilities and scenario modeling.

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Scenario Planning: Supply Chains Need a Plan

DynaSys

It’s a universal truth that in supply chains there has to be a plan. A plan of what is going to be sold, a plan of what inventory is needed to meet the demand, a plan of what to make, and a plan of what to buy. Scenario planning provides resilience.

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Supply Chain Planning Maturity – How Do You Compare to Peers?

Today's supply chains are networked, global ecosystems. An event upstream in a different country or region can cause considerable disruption downstream. The COVID-19 pandemic is an extreme example of how this unfolds in practice. How prepared are supply chain teams to react and recover, from a planning maturity stance? Download this report to get exclusive insights on planning maturity!

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Respond to Volatile Supply Conditions with “What-if” Scenario Planning  

Logility

Supply variability today. It’s tempting to think of supply variability as a recent phenomenon caused by COVID-19. Supply chain professionals know better. Supply disruptions are as old as trade itself. What’s the Smart Response to Ongoing Supply Variability?

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Scenario-based Forecasting vs. Equations

The Smart Software

But we at Smart Software think you would do better by trading in your equations for scenarios. Learn why Scenario-based planning helps planners better manage risk and create better outcomes. The post Scenario-based Forecasting vs. Equations appeared first on Smart Software.

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Scenario-based Forecasting vs. Equations

The Smart Software

But we at Smart Software think you would do better by trading in your equations for scenarios. Learn why Scenario-based planning helps planners better manage risk and create better outcomes. The post Scenario-based Forecasting vs. Equations appeared first on Smart Software.

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Leveraging Scenario Planning for S&OP Decision Support

AIMMS

Sales and Operations Planning has become the preferred method to facilitate clear and formal communication between the demand and supply sides of a business. To address this, Gartner advises organizations to adopt scenario planning for S&OP.

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The Great Supply Chain Gear-Up: Sustainability and Agility for 2023

Speaker: Peter Kraemer, Chief Supply Officer of Anheuser-Busch InBev

Join Peter Kraemer, Chief Supply Officer of Anheuser-Busch InBev, for an insightful overview of general supply chain best practices, how to build a more sustainable supply chain, and navigating post-pandemic supply challenges.

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Scenario Planning Trigger Points: Creating an Integrated Response to Scenarios

Supply Chain Brain

In this webinar, we provide insights on how to best utilize Integrated Scenario Planning as a decision-making tool by understanding Trigger Points, Response Plans, and related Roles & Responsibilities

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Scenario Planning: Predict What-Ifs and Disrupt Them with Integrated, Continuous Planning

Logility

Dramatic shifts are happening too quickly to reserve strategic planning as a traditionally annual exercise. The True Meaning of What-If Scenario Planning . More importantly, they open the door to a continuous cycle of integrated business planning (IBP). .

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Scenario Planning Trigger Points – Creating an Integrated Response to Scenarios

Supply Chain Brain

Scenario Planning is crucial to the response and recovery to changes in our environment. This has always been true and is talked about everywhere in business planning today.

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Amplify the Value of Global F&B Networks with Scenario Planning

Logility

What-if analysis for F&B is quickly becoming a tool of choice to coordinate sales and operations planning (S&OP), align with supply chain partners, and track the effectiveness of the overall network. Q: How can F&B supply chains keep up and regain their foothold?

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The Essential Supply Chain Network Design Tooling Checklist

Dedicated supply chain network design software is fuelled by intuitive scenario analysis capabilities and powerful mathematical optimization. Answer 10 relevant questions to see if advanced network design & scenario modeling technology can help you.

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Scenario Planning Lifecycle – Part 2

DynaSys

In the previous blog article we discussed dynamic scenario planning driven by disruption and digitization and where do supply chain scenarios come from. A scenario is a true parallel plan that exists separate from and concurrent with the baseline. .

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Time to Automate Scenario Analysis in Supply Chain Planning

Adexa

Time to Automate Scenario Analysis in Supply Chain Planning What-if scenario analysis is widely used by supply chain professionals in order to find the best response to an event in the past or one that is likely in the future.

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It’s time to shake up supply chain scenario simulation

Kinaxis

by Alexa Cheater Scenario simulation is nothing new in supply chain. Practitioners have long heralded it as a sign of a mature sales and operations planning (S&OP) process. Having the ability to model and simulate the impacts of a change in your supply chain — whether it’s a sudden increase in demand, the loss of a key supplier or an unexpected capacity constraint — is a critical success factor. some companies are still using scenarios the same old way.

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How to Use What-if Scenarios to Create a Dynamic IBP Paradigm

Arkieva

Taking the time to perform what-if analyses on a regular basis with real and speculative events, gives planners tremendous insight into what parts of the supply chain are most sensitive to changes.

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Building Supply Chain Resilience in the Real World

Speaker: Kelly Barner - Co-Founder & Managing Director of Buyers Meeting Point, LLC

In this webinar, join Kelly Barner, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Buyers Meeting Point, Head of Content and Brand Partnerships at Art of Procurement, and Host of the Dial P for Procurement podcast on Supply Chain Now, as she considers the most pressing challenges of the day, looking for lessons we can learn to bolster agility and resilience in the future.

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Spending too much time on data crunching, not enough on resilient planning decisions? You’re not alone.

AIMMS

Supply chain data is critical to the planning function. Our recent Planning Maturity Assessment shows that 4 5 % of organizations are satisfied with their data quality, to some degree. How much time are supply chain teams spending on data?

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Scenario Modeling Is Now Crucial for Supply Chain Network Design

AIMMS

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed many risks and uncertainties in supply chain networks. Materials shortages , demand fluctuations and plan t closures have led many organizations to revisit their supplier relationships, as well as distribution and production locations.

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What is Scenario “What if?” Planning

DynaSys

Today, I want to talk about Scenario planning, also known as “What if” or contingency planning. In order to plan, we need a strategy – Long term. So, after 6 months I would run a marathon, feel good about it, then most likely stop due to unconsidered scenarios – Injury, fatigue, missing my family. The point is, we can’t plan unless we know our goals and have a strategy to reach them. If we don’t plan “what if?” Hello.

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Supply Chain Design: Why Scenario Modeling is a Gamechanger?

AIMMS

The post Supply Chain Design: Why Scenario Modeling is a Gamechanger? appeared first on AIMMS

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Best Practices to Model Carbon Costs in Supply Chain Network Design

How to model carbon costs in your supply chain design? Make conscious choices by comparing scenarios indicating at which points in the supply chain carbon emissions occur and achieve the right balance between sustainability and cost.

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Add Dynamic Scenario Planning to your supply chain – Part 1

DynaSys

This article is the first part of a two-parts article series dedicated to Scenario Planning. Is a new supply chain model required? This is where dynamic scenario planning comes to play. Dynamic Scenario Planning. Predefined scenarios. scenario.

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IBP Scenario Modeling for Recovery, Restructuring and Resilience

AIMMS

Those that also leverage scenarios in IBP are even better prepared to deal with the supply chain shocks caused by COVID-19. Our second webinar delved deeper into the technology aspect, focusing on analytical capabilities and scenario modeling.

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US-China Trade Conflict Calls for Scenario Planning

Resilinc

supply chain risk management SCRM Best Practices supply chain risk crisis management action plan business continuity resiliencyDownload the full 2018 annual report here.

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What-if Scenario Planning is a Waste of Time

Adexa

Everyone loves what-if planning because it allows you to change certain variables and see what the potential outcome might be and then pick the “ best ” strategy. There are millions of variables in any supply chain model. How do you know your selected scenario is the best one? It is probably the best that one can do given the limited computational capability of humans but it is not the best scenario and certainly not the optimized scenario!

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New Planning Maturity Assessment

In today's new supply chain paradigm, resilience and agility are key. Is your planning process fit enough to keep up with the pace of change? Is your tech stack helping or hindering your progress? Take AIMMS's new quiz to uncover learnings and benchmark yourself against peers!

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Supply Chain Planning for Dummies

Logistics Viewpoints

S upply chain planning requires constraints to be mapped. Supply chain management has been in the news. But the intricacies of supply chain management are beyond the grasp of most. One key solution used to help manage complex supply chains is supply chain planning (SCP).