Tag: supply chain

Good People Can Make a Difference in Outcomes

customer-centric supply chains, Demand

I closed the door of my hotel room and grimaced at the overflowing trash can. Heaped high with plastic, it violated my principles as an...

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A River Runs Through It

customer-centric supply chains, Demand, Demand driven, demand driven, Demand sensing, Demand shaping • 2 Comments

A River Runs Through It is one of my favorite films. The scenes directed by Robert Redford are beautiful. As the story unfolds, a family...

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S&OP: A Tough Nut to Crack

Market-Driven, Sales and Operations Planning, Supply Chain Excellence • 3 Comments

Idiom – A Tough Nut to Crack: A problem that is very difficult to solve. Cambridge Dictionary Sales and Operations Planning...

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Seven Misconceptions on Managing Inventory in a Market-Driven World

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When it comes to the management of inventory in value chains, frustration abounds. Executive after executive laments they have purchased...

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Agility Does Not Grow on Trees: Start Building Today

Demand, Supply Chain

Companies want to be agile. As demand and supply volatility increases, the goal is to build a flexible supply chain system. The definition...

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Three Tough Headlines: What Can We Learn?

Demand, Supply Chain, Supply Chain Insights • 2 Comments

Today is a rainy day in Philadelphia. I am recovering from bronchitis. I am reflective as the rain sheets down my window. My travels this...

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