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Five Key Supply Chain Planning Capabilities for Fashion Products

31 January, 2017

More companies are finding themselves dealing with fashion-oriented supply chain issues. For instance, witness...

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Five Ways Machine Learning Can Improve Demand Forecasting

24 January, 2017

Machine learning is being incorporated into solutions in every walk of life - home thermostats, health monitoring...

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Transforming Your Supply Chain Planning, Transforming Your Business

17 January, 2017

Last week we described how attitudes towards improving supply chain planning productivity are changing.   Large...

Will Supply Chain Planning Productivity be a Hot Topic in 2017?

10 January, 2017

Planning productivity can be increased by segmenting tasks according to the tools best suited for the activity.


Benchmarking Your Supply Chain Planning in 2017

3 January, 2017

Scenes from a recent ToolsGroup user conference

The ToolsGroup customer base of more than 300 companies has allowed us to...


Supply Chain Planning with Microsoft Dynamics AX

20 December, 2016

Microsoft Dynamics AX is a powerful mid-market ERP platform with the capacity for medium-size companies to expand and...

Heard It through the Grapevine? Now Your Demand Forecasting Can Too

13 December, 2016

When you hear the phrase “I heard it through the grapevine” you may think of the 1960s hit song. But actually the phrase...

Using Weather and Climate Data to Improve Demand Forecasting

6 December, 2016

Demand forecasting software can usually factor in climate and seasonality, like more ice cream being sold during summer...

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Demand Forecasting for New Product Introductions

29 November, 2016

Short and hard-to-predict product life cycles make it important that firms master New Product Introduction (NPI) demand...

What’s Your Forecast Accuracy Target for 2017?

15 November, 2016

In 2016, it seemed as if everyone in supply chain was looking to improve their forecasting performance. Companies sought...

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