Sales and Operations Planning

Yowza! A Nine-Step Decision Process to Help Guide Supply Chain Planning Selection

Demand, demand driven, Digital Supply Chain, Global Supply Chains, Sales and Operations Planning, Supply chain excellence, Supply chain planning

Yowza: Excitement or approval Get a cup of coffee. This is a long post. <Bear with me….> Here I share a nine-step process in an...

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Building a Triple A Supply Chain: Ten Tactics That Work

customer-centric supply chains, Sales and Operations Planning, Supply Chain, Supply chain excellence, Supply Chain Leadership, Supply Chain Talent

It was not my goal; but by accident, it became my mission. At Supply Chain Insights, as we combed through over 9000 quantitative responses...

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E2open Acquires Steelwedge. Impact on Market?

Sales and Operations Planning, Supply Chain • 4 Comments

This morning E2open announced the acquisition of Steelwedge for an undisclosed sum of money. Founded in 2000, Steelwedge was an innovator...

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S&OP: Five Steps to Get Started

Sales and Operations Planning, Supply Chain, Supply chain excellence, Supply Chain Performance Index, Supply chain planning • One Comment

It is Sunday. Today I assume a familiar position. Now a ritual, with coffee in one hand and country music blaring, I sit in my faded green...

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S&OP Effectiveness: Recommendations to Make the Leap

Demand, Demand driven, Inventory Management, Sales and Operations Planning

It is a beautiful fall day in Philadelphia. This afternoon I put the finishing touches on a new report, “What Is the Value...

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Trying to Throw a Light on Supply Chain Excellence

Demand, Sales and Operations Planning • 2 Comments

Yesterday morning I was sick. In the early morning, in a hotel room in Antwerp, I crawled to the bathroom and groaned as my body expelled...

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