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.

Strategic Supply Chain Planning in 2022: 10 Areas to Focus

River Logic

A key issue is the need to determine the optimal supply chain strategy for the organization over a 3-to-15-year period considering factors like: Supply Chain Network Design Supply Chain Planning Strategic Planning Strategic supply chain planning

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Five Key Supply Chain Planning Capabilities for Fashion Products

ToolsGroup

Brands like American Eagle Outfitters focused on inventory optimization and flexibility, supply chain transformation, lower SKU counts and fewer shipments per order for improved supply chain performance.

9 Supply Chain Planning Software Capabilities to Consider for 2022

River Logic

When evaluating supply chain planning software capabilities, it's instructive to understand what we mean by supply chain planning. Business Planning Supply Chain Planning Supply chain digital twin supply chain analytics software Supply chain software

Supply Chain Planning Value Matrix 2021

Holistically analyze your value chain for a resilient supply chain, even in times of crisis. Discover more about why the CCH® Tagetik Supply Chain Planning solution was named a leader in the Nucleus Research Supply Chain Planning Value Matrix 2021 report.

How Supply Chain Optimization Enhances Your Strategic Business Plan

ToolsGroup

Most successful companies complete annual strategic business plans in order to identify and execute upon growth opportunities. Likewise, many growth-oriented companies employ supply chain planning (SCP) software to facilitate their growth and improve efficiency and customer service.

How to Select Supply Chain Planning Software

ToolsGroup

Selecting the right supply chain planning technology isn’t simply about solving a current challenge. The implications are much broader–if you implement the wrong software, you hinder your organization’s overall supply chain strategy and business objectives.

Guide to FMCG Supply Chain - Planning Function

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Last week I introduced you to the Enchange Supply Chain House; a one stop shop/house for the elements you need to allow your supply chain to operate effectively. Supply Chain Forecasting & Demand Planning Production Planning Supply Chain House

Designing a Supply Chain Network: 5 Steps for Optimizing Profit

River Logic

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Digital Twin and Supply Chain Disruption – Planning that Produces Competitive Advantage

River Logic

If we didn’t know what real supply chain disruption was before, we do now. Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Optimization Supply Chain Planning

4 Reasons to Break Up With Excel and Move to Digital Supply Chain Planning

Trust your supply chain forecasts: adopt a predictive intelligence platform to outperform your supply chain goals, overcome challenges of spreadsheet-based planning, reduce risks, enhance customer satisfaction, and improve the bottom line.

Supply Chain Planning Transformation

Arkieva

I was asked recently about what it takes to transform the supply chain planning process of a company. Supply Chain Planning Transformation was first posted on January 20, 2021 at 7:40 am. ©2017

How Exactly Does Supply Chain Optimization Software Work?

River Logic

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Three Tips for Building an Agile CPG Supply Chain

ToolsGroup

But for this high SKU count industry where demand is as unpredictable as New England weather, the condition of many consumer goods supply chains is far from rosy. Anticipate Consumer Demand and Supply Chain Uncertainty with Probabilistic Planning.

Rising Above Supply Chain Disruptions

DELMIA Quintiq

When a massive disruption such as a global pandemic hits, many businesses realize that their legacy planning solutions are not capable of providing the insights they need to manage such disruptions effectively. It is a necessary part of supply chain risk management.

Will Greater Data Granularity Lead to Better, Faster Decisions?

Speaker: Dave Food, Strategy Director at Prophetic Technology

With the increasing granularity of data coming from consumption points through extended data ecosystems of the Internet of things and with the integration of networks meaning net real-time change can be dynamically modeled and executed, what is the role of Supply Chain planning? Join Dave Food, Strategy Director of Prophetic Technology, on December 11th and learn how data is changing your supply chain!

A Story of Throwing the Baby Out With The Bathwater in Supply Chain Planning

Supply Chain Shaman

In 2004, I worked with a Midwest North American meatpacker to help define its supply chain strategy. The answer changes day-to-day and requires an optimization engine to measure market potential and align the supply chain to market demand while minimizing scrap.

Integrated Supply Chain Planning: Connectivity Enables Responsiveness

GlobalTranz

At the close of 2019, Jennifer Van Cise via IndustryWeek reported on the steep challenges faced in manufacturing and downstream supply chains. In fact, 84% of chief supply chain officers note the.read More. Supply Chain Integrated Supply Chain Planning

Sustainability in Supply Chain Planning: In Practice

Arkieva

Integrated Supply Chain planning is the best way to be sure that you are running your business in a way that is best for your whole business. When you address your energy needs independent of your supply chain planning you can drive up costs unnecessarily and create rework.

3 Steps to Master Value-Focused Supply Chain Segmentation

River Logic

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How Data Science and Modeling Can Supercharge Your Risk Management

Speaker: Dr. Ken Fordyce, Solutions Director, Supply Chain and Advanced Analytics at Arkieva

COVID-19 has put risk management at the front and center in the supply chain world. Join this incredible webinar with Dr. Ken Fordyce, Solutions Director, Supply Chain, and Advanced Analytics at Arkieva, and learn about the ongoing challenge of implementing rapid intelligent response (RIR) to improve organizational performance with better decisions.

Prepare for Unforeseeable Uncertainties With Supply Chain Planning

CHAINalytics

COVID-19 has had an enormous impact on companies’ planning processes. ” Interview via Supply Chain Magazine Based out of Helsinki, Juha Martikainen has been consulting … The post Prepare for Unforeseeable Uncertainties With Supply Chain Planning appeared first on Chainalytics.

Overcoming Hurdles to Supply Chain Transformation

Enterra Insights

For the past several months, supply chains have received more press than they have in a long time — maybe ever. Supply chains are in trouble. Indeed, recent research suggests that the pandemic disrupted more than three-quarters (78 percent) of supply chains.”[1]

5 Ways Covid-19 Response Shatters Supply Chain Rules

DELMIA Quintiq

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Digital Transformation Journey in Supply Chain Planning

Logistics Viewpoints

For businesses of all sizes, the digital transformation of supply chain planning became the most important initiative. . The goal of digital transformation in supply chain planning functions is to create a Digital Twin that is the digital replica of the supply chain.

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.

Survey Reveals an Inflection Point in Supply Chain Digital Transformation

ToolsGroup

The Council for Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) and ToolsGroup surveyed more than 200 supply chain professionals around the world on the state of supply chain digital transformation in planning.

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Three Things Telecom Supply Chains of the Future Need to Do Now

ToolsGroup

Want to have a winning telecom supply chain? Here are three things to start doing now to prepare your telecom supply chain to compete in this increasingly complex and challenging market: 1. Transform telecom supply chains to a service-driven model.

Top 6 Predictions for Supply Chain Planning in 2021 and Beyond

ToolsGroup

Over the year, COVID-19 introduced even greater complexity into the already difficult work of supply chain planning–and changed supply chain from a practitioner-focused topic to everyday dinner table conversation. Read our blog on open supply chain platforms.

Selecting the best Supply Chain Planning tool

Prophetic Technology

supply chain optimisation planningWhat could be the cause for your low organisation performance?

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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.

Supply Chain Planning Improvement Implementation Steps

Arkieva

We often see companies wanting to make the transition from spreadsheet-based planning to a best-of-breed supply chain planning system. Supply Chain Planning Improvement Implementation Steps was first posted on March 16, 2021 at 10:02 am. ©2017

A Brief Guide to Minimizing Supply Chain Disruptions in 2021

River Logic

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The Greenest Mile: Planning’s Role in Supply Chain Sustainability

Logistics Viewpoints

Supply chain sustainability is a higher priority than ever. In MIT’s State of Supply Chain Sustainability 2021 , 80% of executives surveyed said the pandemic either had no impact on their commitment or increased it. But what about the role of planning?

Revisiting Supply Chain Planning

Logistics Viewpoints

I chose “Revisiting Supply Chain Planning” as the title for this blog post because I believe the phrase captures both the current focus of my research agenda (what I am doing) and the heightened priority SCP has taken on the agenda of many supply chain executives (what practitioners are doing). Earlier this week, I began updating ARC’s Global Supply Chain Planning (SCP) market study, last published in 2013.

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.