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1. 4 Easy Replenishment Ideas that Adapt to the Digital Age
Data Profits, a mid-tier retail and wholesale demand forecasting and replenishment SaaS system, releases a new video: "P's of Retail".  This video highlights four ideas that need focus in replenishment softwa ...
Created on 30 August 2017
2. Best Practices to Support Speedy Delivery
There is no 'silver bullet' in meeting the speedy delivery expectations of ecommerce customers. There are, though, several best practices you can adopt to improve your chances.On the Supply Chain 247 site, ...
Created on 17 November 2016
3. WMS Resurgence
WMS systems are undergoing a resurgence and it's no surprise that the ecommerce boom is driving it. A recent study shows that functionality required to support ecommerce order fulfillment is buing built ...
Created on 07 September 2016
4. Timing is Everything in SCM
Timing is everything, according to Simon Eagle on the Beet Fusion site. Especially in supply chain management, and specifically in the planning function.According to his article, Simon says that when execution ...
Created on 23 May 2016
5. Big Data from EDI Can Make Predictions
... ive Planning, Forecasting, and Replenishment) can go a long way to maximizing margins and minimizing mistakes.  The key word here is 'Cooperative' but the tools that make this process possible, if not ...
Created on 15 March 2016
6. Missed Opportunities For Not Using EDI and How Easy It Is
... s and 3PLs will easily and happily join you. EDI enables a “pull” instead of a “push” approach to inventory replenishment. Pull systems use demand data to drive both replenishment and production. On ...
Created on 14 July 2015
7. Suppliers Gain from Understanding POS Data
...  Sharing POS sales data sees both suppliers and retailers who have committed realizing ROI benefits from controlling out of stocks, managing inventory, forecasting and in the replenishment process. Now ...
Created on 11 May 2015
8. Top Supply Chain Innovations of All Time
You can always count on Dan Gilmore of the Supply Chain Digest for provocative topics. In a current article, he's throwing out a list of the top supply chain innovations of all-time.He nails many of them, ...
Created on 27 April 2015
9. The Renegade Shaman
Lora Cecere has been called many flattering things, the 'Supply Chain Shaman' among them. But 'renegade'? That's what Peter Bolstorff from APICS referred to her as in a recent conversation. In reviewing ...
Created on 09 March 2015
10. The Long Tail and Demand
Lora Cecere, the Supply Chain Shaman, recently discussed a demand planning benchmarking study with its author, Robert Byrne. They reviewed what's happening in the consumer product industry and identified ...
Created on 03 February 2015
11. Making Omnichannel Work
IDC's recent research on the retail sector confirms that omnichannel trends will continue and retailers are evolving in order to succeed. Most realize that multiple channels are important, but integrating ...
Created on 14 January 2015
12. Automotive Inventory Alternatives
IN an article on the Network Effect site, Joe Bellini fills us in on what's happening in inventory processes in the automotive sector.There are lots of different ways of managing inventory processes, but ...
Created on 20 November 2014
13. Control Your Inventory Costs
Everyone can use a little help controlling inventory costs. Will Bacon, on the Material Handling & Logistics site, provides a few pointers that could support your efforts with your suppliers.These tips ...
Created on 09 July 2014
14. A Little History Lesson
Art van Bodegraven, in an article on the Spend Matters site, takes a spin through the history of supply chain management in an attempt to explain why practioners feel the way they do about it.It's nicely ...
Created on 22 June 2014
15. Supply Chain Segmentation Explained
In an interesting article about what makes high performance supply chains tick, Puneet Saxena on the Supply & Demand Chain Executive site looks at one of the major tenets: supply chain segmentation. Different ...
Created on 02 June 2014
16. Is Big Data Better Data?
... Data for visibility, auto-replenishment, and preventive maintenance, but those are high level objectives that could require lots of planning and investment. What you should be asking at this point is whether ...
Created on 05 May 2014
17. Supply Chain On Demand
... ss supply to auto generate replenishment requirements and provide end-to-end visibility of planning and execution information to the entire value chain from procurement to payment. Logistics in the  ...
Created on 26 March 2014
18. The Internet of Things and Supply Chains
A couple months ago, we wrote about the Internet of Things (read it HERE) and its increasing impact on our lives. In a great, short article on the GXS blog site, Mark Morley gets a little more specific ...
Created on 28 October 2013
19. Big Uses for Big Data
...  visibility of products across the supply chain, driven by RFID, sensors, and other connected devices.   Proactive replenishment in retail and vending machine environments, again supported by RFID ...
Created on 24 October 2013
20. Omnichannel Inventory Challenges
Rod Daugherty takes on a real challenge: optimizing inventory in an omnichannel environment. It's tough, but not impossible.In his Logistics Viewpoints article, he tells us how to not only save the sale, ...
Created on 09 September 2013