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Gartner releases new Supply Chain Planning Magic Quadrant

4 September, 2018

Gartner Research just released its new Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning System of Record (SCP SOR). There have...

Microsoft Inventory Optimization Interview

How manufacturers optimize their inventories

28 August, 2018

Editor’s Note: Microsoft’s Colin Masson, Global Industry Director of Manufacturing Solutions (that's him on the left),...

Millennials in supply chain

Overcoming a shortage of supply chain talent

15 August, 2018

Editor’s note: There will be no blog post next week due to summer holidays.

There is a shortage of supply chain talent. ...

Multi-echelon Inventory Optimization

Multi-echelon inventory optimization vs inventory optimization

7 August, 2018

Editor’s Note: Last year ToolsGroup became Microsoft’s partner for Multi-echelon Inventory Optimization (MEIO) in...

Supply chain planning for smartphones

How a changed business model initiated a new supply chain planning approach

31 July, 2018

This is a story about how a changing market environment and a business model that was adapting to the changes created the...

Costa_Express Response Network

Here come the Response Networks

24 July, 2018

As competition heats up to meet consumer fulfillment expectations, the analyst community has worked to define a supply...

Classifying the Risk Landscape

Supply Chain Resiliency - Top to Bottom

17 July, 2018

There is an increased focus on being prepared for supply chain risks, and coping with these risks necessitates addressing...

Forecasting Word Cloud

Decoding the Language of Demand

10 July, 2018

If you’ve been in supply chain for any length time, you might be wondering what caused demand forecasting to develop so...

Three Tier Telecom Supply Chain

Supply Chains that Push and Pull Different Products

29 June, 2018

Push-driven supply chains have been around forever whereas pull-driven supply chains have become increasingly popular and...

Demand and Supply Uncertainty and Inventory Optimization

Still managing your inventory with spreadsheets?

19 June, 2018

Most companies are still trying to use Excel to optimize their inventories. Supply Chain Insights’ 2018 Inventory...

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