Tag: Supply chain planning

How Do You Define a Mature Supply Chain Planning Organization? (Part 1)

Demand, Sales and Operations Planning, Supply Chain, Supply sensing

It was a sultry day in Philadelphia. Last week, it felt like August not May. I found myself counting the street signs to be sure that I...

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Another Concorde?

Big data supply chains, Demand, Market-Driven • 2 Comments

In high school, my favorite teacher was Wanda Hughes. She taught history. Her class was both loved and feared. This was one class where...

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Time to Paint Outside the Lines

Big data supply chains, Supply Chain, Supply chain planning • 3 Comments

As a creative kid, I never wanted to paint within the lines. Did you? I found that it was just too confining. While my mother knew that...

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Untangling the Chains

Supply chain excellence • 4 Comments

Aaaargh! Expletive.  They are a tangled and knotted mass.  For many of us, they appear to be very complex.  The move to global has made...

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Raving, Ranting, and Craving

New technologies, Supply chain planning

They call it Base Camp.  I shun boots on this hot day and I do not have the inclination to camp. I want to go anywhere but to a Base Camp....

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What Happens in Vegas should not Stay in Vegas!

Supply chain excellence, Supply chain planning • 6 Comments

Encore.  This month, I gave a repeat performance.  I gave it again the month before.  And, the month before….  The S&OP IE...

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