How Industry 4.0 Will Improve Your Demand Forecasts

December 31, 2020
Industry 4.0 technology like advanced analytics and IIoT can help improve S&OP and S&OE via smarter demand forecasts.

Should You Make Supply Chain Forecasts in Excel?

December 26, 2019
Once the stand-by for demand forecasting documentation, Excel's time has come.

5 Important Stats About Advanced Analytics

December 24, 2019
You know advanced analytics are the wave of the supply chain future, here are 5 statistics to back that up.

Sales and Operations Execution 101

December 19, 2019
Sales and operations execution (S&OE) is a crucial complement to S&OP; but how do you implement it, and how does it relate to Industry 4.0?

Best Practices for Industry 4.0 Implementation

December 17, 2019
Industry 4.0 means different things to different people--but at the end of the day it's all about boosting connectivity and gaining value from analytics.

5 Things to Monitor in Your Supply Chain

December 12, 2019
Even with the right technology in place, there remain several aspects of the supply chain that require monitoring.

How Advanced Analytics Will Impact Shippers

December 10, 2019
Digital transformations will help shippers enter the era of Logistics 4.0, resulting in fewer disruptions and improved networks.

5 Steps to Implement Real-time Planning

December 05, 2019
Before you can achieve true real-time planning, there are some key items to address.

Is Your ERP Hurting Your Sales and Operations Planning?

December 03, 2019
ERP solutions can be rigid and slightly outdated. How is that impacting your S&OP, and can you take steps to help the two integrate better?

What Is Supply Chain Visibility (and Why Should You Care)?

November 28, 2019
End-to-end visibility requires some IT adoption and supply chain integration, but it can add value for manufacturers and logistics providers.

The Top 5 KPIs Every Inventory Manager Should Track

November 26, 2019
In the era of Industry 4.0, there is power in knowing your metrics. There are our pick for the top 5 KPIs every inventory manager should track.

How Industry 4.0 Will Impact Your Supplier Relationships

November 21, 2019
Industry 4.0 will bring increased visibility, which will mean better disruption management for smart manufacturers when managing their suppliers.

What KPIs Should Production Managers Be Tracking?

November 19, 2019
Downtime and overall operational effectiveness (OOE) are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to important production planning KPIs.

7 Ways Consumer Demands Are Changing Supply Chain Management

November 14, 2019
Companies know that it's in their best interest to keep their customers happy. Here are seven ways consumer demand is impacting supply chain management.

What Is Postmodern ERP?

November 12, 2019
Postmodern ERP offers an alternative to modern ERP and best-of-breed approaches to IT integration.

The Importance of Forecasting in Logistics Planning

November 07, 2019
Industry 4.0 has had a huge impact on demand forecasting, and in turn forecasting is having a huge impact on logistics planning.

The Demand Capacity Planner’s Success Checklist

November 05, 2019
Demand capacity planning requires input from several business areas to be successful, are you getting what you need to make the best forecasts possible?