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A Shift in Supply Chain Planning Priorities?

5 September, 2017

Increased demand volatility still tops business pressure, says Aberdeen   ...  but supply chain planning priorities are...

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Gartner’s Five-Stage Maturity Model for Supply Chain Analytics

29 August, 2017

 Gartner measures supply chain analytics maturity across seven different dimensions     

There are supply chain and...

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The Difference between Multichannel, Omnichannel and Unified Commerce. And Why It’s Important.

24 August, 2017

Creating a common language is often an important first step to understanding new retail supply chain approaches, so we...

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The Power of Downstream Data for Sensing Demand

8 August, 2017

POS data helps sense and respond to localized demand. The blue bars represent historic average order demand profiles,...

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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Gartner's Six Levels of Supply Chain Planning Autonomy

22 June, 2017

Source: Andrew Downard, Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference, May 2017

Business is moving fast and there is so much...

Gartner's Five Stages of Supply Chain Planning Technology Maturity

13 June, 2017

In any business or trade you need the right tools for the job, and supply chain planning  is no different - you need the...

Gartner Study Identifies Supply Chain User Wants and Needs

6 June, 2017

Source: 2017 Gartner Supply Chain Technology User Wants and Needs Study, Dwight Klappich

The annual Gartner Supply Chain...

Retail Supply Chain Planning Best Practices from Frost & Sullivan

30 May, 2017

Frost & Sullivan has reported its best practices in technology leadership in supply chain management for the Retail and...

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