Sales & Operations Planning Drives Manufacturing Efficiency

April 28, 2020
S&OP is a necessary complement to modern ERP solutions for manufacturers hoping to adapt to change in an agile way.

5 Key Tactics for Improving Your Demand Forecasts

March 26, 2020
Demand forecasting is at the heart of S&OP workflows--but what tactics can planners use to improve forecast accuracy and reduce disruptions?

Managing Disruptions in Times of Supply Chain Uncertainty

March 10, 2020
Global crises can throw your supply chain into disarray, but a strong logistics network and S&OE workflows can help boost your supply chain resilience.

How Can Advanced Analytics Drive Growth in Manufacturing?

March 05, 2020
Can a smarter supply chain powered by advanced analytics help manufacturers grow their businesses? In the Industry 4.0 era the answer is a resounding yes.

5 Production Planning Strategies for Meeting Increased Demand

February 20, 2020
Demand fluctuations can catch many planners off guard, here are 5 suggested strategies to be sure increased demand doesn't throw you for a loop.

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?

The Automaker’s Guide to Demand Capacity Planning

July 30, 2019
As demand becomes more volatile, sales and operations planning becomes more difficult. With digitization and advanced analytics it doesn't have to be.

The Intersection of Production and Distribution Logistics

May 30, 2019
Production logistics and distribution logistics already interact indirectly, why not bring them into a more synergistic relationship?

How Machine Learning Can Transform Your Demand Planning

April 04, 2019
Machine learning has the power to change supply chain management in numerous ways. How? By changing the way that businesses handle demand forecasts and capacity planning.

5 Inventory Management Stats Worth Knowing

March 26, 2019
Inventory management is one of the most rapidly evolving facets of supply chain management. Why? Because it's an area in which added visibility can create enormous value.

5 Interesting Facts About Demand Capacity Planning

March 19, 2019
Demand capacity planning is a critical component of any Industry 4.0 value chain.

Are Your Demand Forecasts Data-driven?

January 15, 2019
In the pre-Industry 4.0 era, most forecasts were able to leverage data only in a fairly limited way, referring to past customer and market behavior. This paradigm has its uses, but it’s fundamentally reactive; data-driven forecasts, on the other hand, offer a proactive alternative.

5 Keys to Successful Demand Capacity Planning

January 10, 2019
As a production planner, how do you go about optimizing your demand capacity planning? To begin with, you’ll need to figure out what the maximum production capacity of your plant is.

Match Game: Choosing the Right Container for the Right Parts

September 18, 2018
How is container management like moving into a new home? They both get a lot harder with limited visibility.

5 Logistics Trends to Watch Out For

July 05, 2018
Though many of the impending changes in the world of logistics will no doubt seem daunting, they will also present new opportunities for businesses to grow and gain competitive advantages. Here are a few of the most interesting emerging logistics trends to watch out for.

What is Demand Capacity Planning?

April 10, 2018
Demand Capacity Planning is an important tool for aligning demand expectations with the realities of your business's production and shipping capacity.

The Benefits of Forecasting in Planning and Production

March 29, 2018
Forecasting capabilities are a critical tool for today's manufacturing companies in engineering educated guesses relative to demand and production planning.
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