UK manufacturers prioritise cyber risks and a digital future post pandemic says PwC COO Survey

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Managing cyber security risks, workforce changes and growing demands for supply chain security and sustainability are the standout priorities for UK manufacturers over the next two years according to PwC’s latest COO pulse survey

Creating intelligence in the pharmaceutical supply chain.

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Covid-19 is straining supply chains around the world, most notably those of pharmaceutical companies. Scarcity of raw materials upstream and overheated demand downstream cause disruptions. Control over their supply chain is a major challenge for all pharma companies today

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Supply meets demand: New sourcing automation solution targets ocean freight procurement

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Global provider of Intelligent Sourcing Automation, Keelvar, has launched its new AI-powered ocean freight sourcing automation solution

‘Use your loaf’: Bakers Basco boss warns of tensions in bakery supply chain if panic buying reaches pre-lockdown levels.

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Paul Empson, General Manager of Bakers Basco, is warning the general public to ‘use one’s loaf’ and avoid panic buying as the possibility of a second nationwide UK lockdown hangs in the balance, to ensure demand doesn’t outstrip supply

4 Data-Driven Steps To Drive Successful B2B Demand Generation

Fact: Good data lives at the core of every successful B2B demand generation strategy. Without quality data, it’s nearly impossible to identify and segment your target audience and create messaging that speaks to their values and interests. Whether you’re stepping into a new position or you’re new to demand generation, learning the tricks of the trade can be, well, tricky. In this eBook, you’ll discover how to improve your demand generation program—and your bottom line.

Achieving an agile supply chain

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Supply chain resilience has never been more important. Global markets are apt to change at a moment’s notice, often a result of dramatic shifts in consumer demand and availability of products – as can be seen most recently, in the restriction in component supply due to global lockdown. These sudden changes in demand can affect manufacturers in every sector

How Does Demand Sensing Differ from Forecasting for Demand Planning?

Logility

The promise of demand sensing is that we can do a better job of anticipating and planning for short-term changes in demand. For today’s supply chain planner, the art and especially the science of forecasting demand have evolved. The goal of demand sensing.

Don’t Forecast Demand, Model Your Demand

ToolsGroup

Demand modeling is different from demand forecasting. Simply put, it doesn’t forecast demand, it models demand. Forecasting typically starts with a time series of data—usually presented as a bar chart displaying demand by month or by week.

Is Demand Sensing Right for your Business?

Logility

Because historical data is a flawed predictor of supply chain conditions over a short period of time. Consider adding demand sensing to your planning mix. For Logility, demand sensing resides inside the demand planning process.

Fashion Industry Challenges Require Elegant Demand Planning

ToolsGroup

When you’re perusing luxury handbags online, or testing which cocktail dress suits you the best, you probably don’t pause to consider all the supply chain complexities and analytics required to ensure the fashion items you’re craving are in-stock. by Nicola Buttolo, CEO Carpe Diem Valuenet.

Rethinking Supply Chain Risk: New Threats Demand New Tools and Strategies

Companies like Bayer AG and Akamai coped with recent supply chain disruptions much better than their peers. What did they do differently? Read this new HBR – GEP report on new tools and strategies to mitigate supply chain risk.

Demand Sensing & Agile Planning

DynaSys

You will ask me, “But what is the connection between swerving a bike and demand sensing and supply chain planning in general?” Demand sensing is the term used to describe the concept of short-term demand management.

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?

What Is Demand Sensing and How Do You Get Started?

ToolsGroup

“Good old supply chain. said no VP of supply chain ever. . We’ve created quite a monster with all the sophisticated tools we use to influence demand with pricing, new product introductions and promotions. What is Demand Sensing? . It just gets simpler every year!”.

Five Steps to Develop an Effective S&OP Process – Step 4: Balance Supply and Demand

Arkieva

In today's blog, we discuss step 4 Balancing Supply & Demand where we will answer some key questions with respect to balancing supply and demand. ©2017 " Supply Chain Link Blog - Arkieva " Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only.

Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

Selecting the Best S&OP Software: 7 Tips for Success

River Logic

S&OP Demand Planning Sales and Operations Planning Supply Chain Planning Supply chain software

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Top 10 Tips to Effective Consensus in S&OP

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

The Enchange Supply Chain House ; the one-stop shop for the elements you need to achieve supply chain excellence. FMCG S&OP Forecasting & Demand Planning Supply Chain House supply chain excellence

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Demand Sensing & Supply Chain Planning

DynaSys

Demand sensing is the term used to describe the concept of short-term demand management in the supply chain planning. You will ask me, “But what is the connection between swerving a bike and demand sensing and supply chain planning in general?”

Your Demand Forecast Is Wrong. Here’s How to Fix It.

ToolsGroup

But many supply chain practitioners don’t realize that the most common approach to supply chain planning–using a demand-driven forecast as the primary input to future planning–is just as passé. Switch from deterministic to probabilistic planning.

Webinar On-Demand: 3 Ways to Make Your Operational Execution More Robust With S&OE

Speaker: Sander van Lokven and N.S. Krishnan

S&OE provides an early warning system that helps business stakeholders sense and optimize their responses. This keeps the supply chain out of firefighting mode, smoothens relationships with customers and suppliers, and helps sustain margins by reducing the cost to serve.

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.

Optimize Demand Planning with AI: Plan Product Mix & Sales Forecasts Effectively

ThroughPut

Earlier in the day, demand planning was a guessing game that relied more on intuition, instinct, and inclination. Companies that leveraged the data they collected to enable more accurate demand planning, distinguished themselves from their competitors.

Demand Planning Key Features

DynaSys

When formulating a Demand plan , you need to strike the balance between having sufficient stock levels to meet customer demands without having surplus. This means leveraging the right tools and data to build your demand plan from the outset. Real time planning.

Demand Sensing

o9 Solutions

Top Reasons Organizations are Upgrading their Demand Sensing Capabilities. Demand Management Solutions. Demand Planning. Your supply chain does not have to live with low forecast accuracy. Demand Management Solutions. Demand Management Solutions.

Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts.

Top 10 Tips to Effective Demand Execution in S&OP

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

The Enchange Supply Chain House ; the one-stop shop for the elements you need to achieve supply chain excellence. FMCG Dave Jordan Supply Chain S&OP supply chain excellence

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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.

Demand Planning: Differentiated Forecast Strategy

Arkieva

Demand Planning: Differentiated Forecast Strategy was first posted on January 26, 2021 at 8:15 am. ©2017 ©2017 " Supply Chain Link Blog - Arkieva " Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only.

What is Demand Planning

DynaSys

Demand planning helps ensure deliverability and satisfaction of your customers through a supply chain management process of forecasting and predicting demand. Demand planning helps with the ebbs and flows of a changing marketplace.

Webinar on Demand: Resilient Supply Chain Network Design

Speaker: Bhomik Jain, Paul van Nierop & Aanand Pandey

Companies around the world are struggling to cope with COVID-19 disruption. Are supply chain networks resilient enough to weather the storm? Watch this webinar to learn about our research findings in the realm of network design and optimization, and uncover the capabilities you need to build resilience and agility.

E2open Demand Sensing Application

E2open

E2open’s Demand Sensing application is a next-generation forecasting technology invented by E2open in 2002, it analyzes current demand signals such as orders, shipments and retailer data like point-of-sale, to predict the most likely amount of future demand for every item, at every location, every day. It extracts actionable information based on what is actually happening in your supply chain, helping you better understand what your customers will order and when.

Top 10 Tips to Build a Fully Functioning FMCG S&OP

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

The Enchange Supply Chain House ; the one stop shop for all the elements you need to allow your supply chain to operate effectively. Now we take a deeper-dive look at what you need in place to obtain the best value from your overall Planning discipline.

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Tiger Woods, Demand Planning and Machine Learning

Adexa

Traditional demand planning techniques rely on past data in order to forecast the future. This event also invalidated the traditional techniques of demand planning and forecasting since they depend on past data to predict the future.

The role of the Demand Planner in Demand Planning

DynaSys

You’ve decided to implement a demand plan and now it’s time to outline roles and responsibilities. Demand planning bridges the function between commerce and supply chain, so the question of roles and responsibilities isn’t a surprising one.

What Supply Chain Leaders Keep Getting Wrong

Speaker: David Blonski, Chief Operations Officer of Elementum

Stop the insanity and get your operations in order. Eliminate the one-offs, the firefighting, and the finger-pointing. Get the fundamentals rocking, so your operations can meet their full potential. After all, the best engine in the world is useless with four flat tires. Join this amazing webinar with David Blonski, COO of Elementum, to discuss why you should never have to worry about the basics again.