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What’s wrong with Strategic Network Design?

14 November, 2017

Editor's note: Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, there will be no blog post next week.

The problem with strategic network...

Inventory Can Be Scary

31 October, 2017

“Your inventory problem is scary because you’re selling out before you can make new items to meet demand”. That’s what...

The Best Way to Set Inventory Targets?

1 August, 2017

 

Source: Gartner, Cover Considerations—How to Optimize Retail and Consumer Product Inventory Targets, 2017

Gartner’s...

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Demand-driven supply chain planning in a push business

18 July, 2017

A question we hear often is “How can I have demand-driven supply chain planning in a push business? Demand-driven seems...

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Nucleus Pinpoints Inventory Optimization Trends and Solution Providers

1 May, 2017

 The 2017 Nucleus Research Inventory Optimization (IO) Value Matrix report was just released, and analyst Seth Lippincott...

When SMBs Hit the Inventory Planning Complexity Wall

21 June, 2016

Inventory planning is especially important to small-to-midsize businesses (SMBs). Nobody wants to tie up more working...

A Better Approach to Supply Chain Segmentation?

24 May, 2016

Most companies segment their supply chain by breaking it down according to operational and logistical metrics. That’s...

Is Inventory Optimization a Key to Omnichannel Survival?

17 May, 2016

For multi-channel retailers, it’s getting increasingly difficult to survive in “the Amazon jungle”. Bob Ferrari of Supply...

The View from Finance: Freeing Up Cash with Inventory Optimization

3 May, 2016

If you (or your boss) are measured by your company's Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) or a similar metric, then you want...

What’s New in Inventory Optimization?

22 March, 2016

Principal Analyst James Cooke of Nucleus Research just published his 2016 Inventory Optimization Value Matrix which...

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