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1. Demand Sensing Using POS Data
Demand sensing using point-of-sale (POS) information requires tons of data. Unfortunately, most companies haven't implemented the process and are missing out on its advantages.Could this be a problem wit ...
Created on 29 December 2016
2. Gaining Visibility
A sensing, intelligent, social supply chain sounds like nirvana, doesn't it? Not many have reached that level, though, and obstacles abound. However, global visibility and faster decision making ar ...
Created on 30 November 2016
3. The Election and the Supply Chain
For a different perspective on Donald Trump's election, we look to Bob Ferrarri on the Supply Chain Matters site. He takes a little deeper dive into supply chain-specific effects.Again, although the results ...
Created on 14 November 2016
4. Creating an Agile Supply Chain
In our risky, fast-paced world, there aren't too many supply chain characteristics more important than agility. Making decisions quickly based on actionable data is crucial.Trevor Miles on the 21st Century ...
Created on 11 October 2016
5. Cool Beans
We're always on the lookout for practical applications of hot tech. In this case, a combination of 3D printing and IoT creates a new capability.Bob Ferrari on the Supply Chain Matters ties gives us some ...
Created on 31 March 2016
6. Digital Supply Chains on the Way
The topic of digital supply chains is heating up. Lora Cecere, the Supply Chain Shaman, has some great thoughts on the topic that she delves into in a recent blog.Supply chain practices and processes are ...
Created on 25 February 2016
7. 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
8. Supply Chain Planning and Execution Converge
On the ToolsGroup site, Jeff Bodenstab and Joe Shamir discuss the convergence of supply chain planning and execution. Their proposal of a 'control center' model makes a lot of sense.Developments in technology ...
Created on 08 December 2014
9. Tags Limit Visibility
The technology that supports the supply chain is pretty amazing stuff. With the multiple combinations of item tagging, sensing, reading, and recording methods it seems strange that there are still gaps ...
Created on 09 June 2014
10. Understanding Supply Chain Risk
Everyone agrees that you want to reduce supply chain risk. However, why does it end up low on priority lists? Lora Cecere has a few insights gleaned from her years of research.Controlling risk has never ...
Created on 23 April 2014
11. Is Demand Sensing for You?
Lora Cecere, the Supply Chain Shaman, reviews the new demand sensing process in a recent article on her site. Although it can lead to much improved forecasting, it's not necessarily for everyone.She outline ...
Created on 02 April 2014
12. Automotive Calls For High Class EDI
... d heavy trucks, and the company became one of the leading experts for camera based sensing systems in the automotive industry. Their global customer base includes all major car makers in North America, Europ ...
Created on 19 March 2014
13. Competition for the Last Mile
... as Amazon, eBay, and Google. Other major retailers, sensing the competitive advantage whoever can figure it out first will have, are also playing catch-up. So, the question is: who can crack the code ...
Created on 05 February 2014