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A Current View of the Retail Supply Chain Article
Retail is in a dramatic transformative phase. Consumers' multi-channel access and shopping make multi/merged channel fulfillment the focus for retail. No more relegating supply chain to the backwaters... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Achieving Peak Performance in Today's Value Chains Article
Managing performance is the foundation of competitiveness and success. The virtualization of the supply chain and extreme out-sourcing have changed the center-of-gravity for performance concerns from ... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

Ann Grackin speaking at RVCF Spring Conference Event
Ms. Grackin speaks about Multichannel Madness... or Nirvana.

Join us at the RCVF 2013 Spring Conference in Grapevine, Texas where we will expand our focus to include all things compliance, cu
... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Applications of Total Cost Sourcing - Part 2 Article
Total Cost Sourcing (i.e. making sourcing decisions based on the total impact across the whole company) takes many different forms and yields many benefits. In this article, we explore various applica... (more information)
by By Bill McBeath

Brand Management for Manufacturing Article
In last month's article we looked at the supply chain-brand connection for retailers. This month we take the manufacturer's perspective. ... (more information)
by Bill McBeath


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Channel Management - Architected for Success:
Part Three
Article
Product design, marketing, supply chain, fulfillment and aftermarket service can all be part of the Channel Management relationship. Companies spend time in process management, but with the channels, ... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

Channel Management Is the Best of Collaboration... and Employee Management
Part One
Article
Channel partner relationship management requires the best in marketing, sales, and human resources.... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

Crossover Businesses: Part Two--Flexibility and Integration Needed to Support Business Model Evolution Article
As businesses cross over, combining manufacturing, distribution, and retail, they require systems that are integrated across diverse types of channels with more flexible invoicing, revenue recognition... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

Demand Management in the Age of the Customer Article
How Mobile and other customer engagement channels can improve Demand Management.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Demand Management in the Second Decade
The Strategic View - Part 2
Article
Multichannel marketing, multichannel retail, pricing and promotions, are challenging both retailers and brand companies. Web retailing is entering a new phase. So is a store's format, which must emplo... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Demand Management in the Second Decade
The Strategic View - Part 1
Article
Demand Management has never been more important. From demand creation to marketing automation, demand forecasting, merchandising and assortment planning, collaboration with suppliers, and managing S&O... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Demand Management in the Second Decade
The Strategic View - Part 3
Article
Supply Chains are just that - chains. That means that we have to orchestrate across the supply chain. Optimization ensures monitoring and visibility of the collaborative supply chain retailer all the ... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Demand Management in the Second Decade - A Structured View - Part 1 Article
Companies that excel at Demand Management know how to predict and grow demand. They effectively segment their markets and channels. They analyze demographics and capture and analyze new audiences. The... (more information)
by By B McBeath & A Grackin

Demand Management in the Second Decade - A Structured View - Part 2 Article
Of late, marketing organizations and solution providers have been adopting this 'best practice' terminology. It makes sense, since it integrates Marketing and Marketing Automation analytics with ... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

Demand Management in the Second Decade - A Structured View - Part 3 Article
Demand Forecasting, Replenishment, Collaborative Forecasting and Replenishment, Marketing Automation, Demand Creation. These are all buzz words we have to address in a business context. Here we conclu... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

Demand Management Research Collection
by Ann Grackin, Bill McBeath

Demand Management Technology Evaluation:
Best Practices and Technology Evaluation
Report
The complexity of business today--working a myriad of partnerships with both the channel side and the transportation partners, as well as dealing with the challenges of fickle and surprising markets-... (more information)
by Ann Grackin


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Demand Management:
Technology for Retailers
Report
A new demographic is shopping - across channels and across the globe - and they're getting their information from a myriad of sources: from the old familiar flyer inserts in the Sunday papers to mobil... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin


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Dimensions of Inventory Management: Holistic Strategies for a Volatile World
Webinar Recording
Webinar
How can companies improve working capital, finding the right level of inventory to balance supply and demand, while dealing with volatility and uncertainty on all sides of the equation? This webinar g... (more information)


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Don't Undersell Services Article
Many managers of companies that make or distribute products lose important profit opportunities because they don't capitalize on the strategic benefits of related services.... (more information)
by Jonathan Byrnes


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Double Digit Growth; The Discipline of Market Leaders Interview
The new book, Double-Digit Growth was one of the most useful and optimistic books to come along in some time. Growth is the whole point of business. Yet many so-called leaders donメt seem to have plans... (more information)
by Michael Treacy


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Jack London vs. TS Eliot: Enabling Technologies Require Vision & Spark! Article
Right now you have to go look up these guys if you don't know who they are, and no apologies to readers who don't know. Not only are they considered great writers in the 20th century, but they offer a... (more information)
by Ann Grackin


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Labor Management in the Cloud Article
Labor Management joins the Cloud with Next View's launch of On-Demand Subscription solution.... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

Letter From the Editor Editorial
Ann's editorial for the June issue...... (more information)
by Ann Grackin


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Manage Your Suppliers as a Resource Article
Camco was the site of one of the earliest, most successful, make-to-order manufacturing systems in the world. Through insight and innovation, Camco's managers developed a manufacturing process that wa... (more information)
by Jonathan Byrnes


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Managing Risk at Key Stages in Product Lifecycles Article
Over the course of a product life-cycle there are at least six decision points where big bets must be made despite very poor forecast data.... (more information)
by Colin Kessinger


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Managing Risk at Key Stages in Product Lifecycles Article
Over the course of a product life-cycle there are at least six decision points where big bets must be made despite very poor forecast data.... (more information)
by Colin Kessinger

Manhattan's Continued Momentum into the Store Article
Manhattan may be best known for their warehouse management systems, but they are really breaking new ground with integrated in-store capabilities in meeting the challenges of today's omni-channel reta... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

Market-Driven Optimization Article
Running a supply chain network optimization may save you money on inventory or transportation costs, but does it help you make money and reduce risk? Companies need to think in terms of Market-Driven... (more information)
by By Lucy West - Contributing Author

Marketing Automation - Part 1 - From Software to SaaS to MaaS Article
Marketing Automation solutions and services are already in a new generation. Solution providers have specialized and deepened their offerings, taking marketing from an art to a science, with quantifia... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

N-Tier Demand Management Article
The classic bull-whip effect means that the further a supplier is removed from the end-consumer, the worse are the fluctuations in demand that they see. This has led many to recommend an n-tier approa... (more information)
by Bill McBeath


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net.com's Implementation of Valdero Case Study
net.com is going through a business and supply chain transformation. They have also implemented some next generation technology from Valdero to make it all work.... (more information)
by Lucy West


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Outbound Channel Management
Managing and Expanding Customer-Facing Supply Chain Relationships
Report
Whether it's booking a flight or requesting the status of a flight, or checking the status of an order or placing a new order, the frustration we endure while doing business can become massive. We've ... (more information)
by Laura Faught


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Resilient Supply Chains - The Next Frontier Article
Advances in leaner and faster supply chains have, in many cases, come at the price of increased brittleness. It is time to make supply chains more resilient, and deal with risk more intelligently, to ... (more information)
by Bill McBeath


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Road to Value for RFID in Retail: Part Three--Retailer's RFID Roadmap Article
We describe a roadmap that starts with the high ROI use case of inventory management, using flexible/low-capital infrastructure, and then builds on that investment to implement other use cases to crea... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

StorageTek Implementation of WorldChain Case Study
While people dream about integrating with their suppliers, StorageTek is doing it--and creating a win/win. Their network solution project with WorldChain is illuminating.... (more information)
by Bill McBeath


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Strategic Planning Article
The hard reality of high tech is that it thrives on big changes that invalidate the established leaders. New competitors introduce disruptive technologies and business models to change the rules of th... (more information)
by David Taber


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Supply Chain Apps Still Provide Competitive Advantage Article
Inventory Management - is it really an old story? Not to Macy's, Wal-Mart, Hilfiger, Martha Stewart and Delmonte! Do you want to capture the top shelf space? And have your channel love your brand and ... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

Supply Chain Solutions--Foundation for the Omnichannel Revolution Article
Highlights of what we learned at NRF's annual conference from providers of supply chain planning and optimization, IoT and RFID, omnichannel and order management, global logistics, PLM, and Geographic... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

The Channel Management Shuffle
...and other anicdotes and best practices
Article
Executives and middle management are constantly faced with determining policy, process and technology around managing one or multiple channels. What is critical to successful Channel Management?... (more information)
by Laura Faught


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The Crazy World of Software Marketers Article
Probably the most enjoyable, but clearly the most perishable, job is Chief Marketing Officer. Sifting through hundreds of briefings a year, I can tell quickly who knows what their company does, what v... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

The Merged Channel Nirvana
(Which is Awfully Close To The Merged Channel Nightmare)
Report
Merged Channel is a hot topic, catapulted by the suddenness of mobile popularity. Beyond the buzz, companies need to provide the right mix of services, messages, and pricing.

To create some
... (more information)
by The editors of StorefrontBacktalk and ChainLink


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The Next Generation of Best Practices in Channel Management Webinar
by Laura Faught, Ann Grackin


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The Rising Buzzword Value and Real Value of Multichannel Supply Chain Technologies Article
When Manhattan announced their win with QVC on February 22nd, the headline in the press release was " QVC® Selects Ma... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

Two sides of Demand Management: Part One Article
Retail-side vs. Supplier-side. There are more challenges with channels, but also more solutions.... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

Understanding the True Cost of Sourcing Article
In today's twenty-first century global outsourced business world, the traditional and somewhat simplistic approaches used to measure cost for sourcing decisions of direct materials fall short.... (more information)
by Bill McBeath, Colin Kessinger


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Warehouse Management Technology
Technology for the Second Decade
Report
This report covers what warehouses do today, special challenges of warehouse integration (such as multi-channel retail, global sourcing, risk management, logistics networks, and 3PLs challenges), a fr... (more information)


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