Inventory Management

History Repeats Itself Without Supply Chain Leadership

Inventory Management, market-driven value chains

This is a story for the Eds, Franks, and Toms working together in supply chains across the globe. It is also a story for a young supply...

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Inventory Management: We Can Do Better

Inventory Management, Market-Driven, Uncategorized • 4 Comments

Each day through the COVID-19 pandemic, I tune into Anthony Cuomo’s (governor of New York) daily briefings. It is my break in the...

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Five Reasons Why Are We Not Making Progress on Inventory Management

Demand, innovation, Inventory Management, Market-Driven • 2 Comments

90, then 80, followed by 76. The highway rolls ahead of me. There are endless mile markers. It is a long day. Today, I am cruising major...

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Probabilistic Forecasting: Right Fit for Your Business?

Demand, Global Supply Chains, innovation, Inventory Management • One Comment

In the design of planning systems, it is important to think through the elements. These include data inputs, data model fit, engines,...

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Getting Ready for 2017: Reflections on Telling Lies

Demand, Global Supply Chains, Inventory Management, Supply Chain

The streets below me today are icy and wet. It is a dark and dismal day. However, not for long. The gloomy streets will soon be alive with...

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Integrated Planning: Is It Rubbish? Be Careful What You Ask For.

Big data supply chains, customer-centric supply chains, Demand, Inventory Management, Sales and Operations Planning, Supply Chain • 4 Comments

On Sunday I spent the day at the Barnes Foundation with an old friend Karen. I love art museums, and connections with old friends are great...

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