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2011 Supply Chain Orchestration: Part Four - Multi-Tier Procurement Article
Ford buys steel for its entire supply base. In the process, it has been able to rationalize the materials specifications for all of that steel resulting in consolidated spend, more efficient use of in... (more information)
by By Bill McBeath

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

Conquering the Inventory Dilemma Report
Managing inventory has broader and more influential factors beyond the 'standard' formula. Proposing a modern model for managing inventory.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin


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Dimensions of Inventory Management
Holistic Strategies for a Volatile World
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Critical dimensions to mastering inventory, including understanding product characteristics/lifecycle, business model, risk, and more.... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

Dimensions of Inventory Management: Holistic Strategies for a Volatile World
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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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E2open Merges with Steelwedge: Demand/Supply Network Meets S&OP Article
E2open recently announced their merger with Steelwedge. This brings together a synergistic combination of E2open's multi-enterprise trading partner network, including its rich demand- and supply-side ... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

Five Strategies for Managing Inventory in Volatile Times
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Click here or scroll down below to register or login to see and hear this webinar about how to successfully manage inventory challenges and improve performance... (more information)


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From Complexity to Clarity Part Two - Mastering Today's Complex Supply Chains Whitepaper
In part two we explore the impacts that New Product Introduction and Inventory Strategy decisions have across the enterprise on Sourcing and Transportation teams.... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

From Forecasting to Integrated Demand Planning Article
Years ago back in my early Wal-Mart days, collaborative planning, forecasting and replenishment was the next step to taking inventory and cost out of the network while increasing product availability ... (more information)
by Robert Bruce


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Google Extends Search to Real-world in-store Retail Inventory for Shoppers Article
No longer content with merely providing the dominant search engine scouring and indexing every square millimeter of the web, Google just launched a new addition to their Google Product Search for mobi... (more information)
by By Bill McBeath

Managing Material Price Risk in the Supply Chain Article
Supply chain professionals are used to thinking about demand risk. Sophisticated tools are widely available for optimizing inventory and supply flexibility to manage demand uncertainty-but how about p... (more information)
by Thomas Olavson, Ph.D


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Manhattan Moves Further Into the Store Article
Manhattan has roots as a Warehouse Management System vendor, but is increasingly providing a broader solution footprint for use in retail stores (and across the supply chain). Here are observations fr... (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

Omni-Channel Inventory: Getting the Big Picture Article
Retailers want to provide a great omni-channel experience. This requires a foundation of precise, real-time inventory visibility all the way from the supplier to the end consumer and everywhere in bet... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

Road to Value for RFID in Retail: Part One--Selecting the Right Initial Use Case Article
In this first in a series, we discuss the many potential use cases for retailers implementing RFID, criteria to select the best place to start, and which initial use case is the one overwhelmingly bei... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

Road to Value for RFID in Retail: Part Two--RFID Reader Hardware Infrastructure Article
Retailers have many choices when it comes to RFID reader infrastructure, from handhelds, fixed, POS, overhead, and more. Here we help sort through the choices, to figure out which one might be best fo... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

Shaking Up the Status Quo in Demand Management Article
Ad placement, mobile, social, and competitive pricing all impact demand and your inventory strategy. Lessons learned from ToolsGroup User Forum.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Supply Chain & Logistics Puerto Rico Event
Supply Chain & Logistics Puerto Rico Conference & Exhibition will bring Puerto Rico's supply chain and logistics professionals together to source solutions and technology for their procurement, invent... (more information)

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 Risk and its Impact on Equity Volatility Report
In their definitive research, Kevin B. Hendricks, Professor of Operations and Information Technology in the School of Business and Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University, and Vinod R. Singhal, DuPree... (more information)
by By Kevin Hendricks and Vinod Singhal


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Terra on a Tear Article
The holy grail of consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies (or any manufacturer, for that matter) is to become more responsive to customer demand while reducing inventory. Learn how new solutions such ... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

The Truth About VMI: Revelations and Recommendations Report
The high tech industry has experienced a striking shift from traditional replenishment processes to Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) replenishment for various products during the last decade. This has b... (more information)
by Bill McBeath


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Thinking Anew - Transform Your Supply Chain Using Multi-Echelon Inventory Optimization Report
Today's business executives understand that their competitive advantage depends on their supply chains. Yet often they do not have adequate views or the technology to properly tune the chain, missing ... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

What Noah Knew About the Supply Chain That You Don't Article
Certainty principles can be leveraged to significantly improve your inventory optimization and customer service levels: A simple approach to isolating uncertainty.... (more information)
by By Lucy West


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