Supply chain planning

Software Planning: Satisfaction is Like a Flip of a Coin

Supply chain planning

This week, after ten years, I am test-driving cars. I have not owned a car for a decade. City living has come to an end and it is time for...

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Forecasting: Let’s Start by Asking the Right Questions

Supply Chain, Supply chain planning • 2 Comments

Ten calls.  They are all starting to sound the same. Here is the storyline: “We implemented SAP APO, and we now know its...

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Announcing the Supply Chains to Admire 2017 Award Winners

Supply Chain, Supply chain excellence, Supply Chain Excellence, Supply Chain Leadership, Supply Chain Performance Index, Supply chain planning, Supply Chain visibility, Supply Chains to Admire

Supply chain excellence. It is easier to say than define. Getting it clear is important. Why? The answer makes or breaks a supply chain...

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Supply Chain: Anything But Timeless

Supply chain excellence, Supply chain planning, Supply Chain visibility • 3 Comments

Timeless: not affected by the passage of time or changes in fashion. Last week I was on vacation in the Caribbean. I moved on island time....

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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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Five Reflections From Supply Chain Planning Benchmarking

Demand, Supply Chain, Supply chain excellence, Supply Chain Excellence, Supply chain planning

Benchmarking is a measurement of the quality of an organization’s policies, products, programs or strategies against standard...

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