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Sales & Operations Planning is both a science and an art. Like any science, it relies on principles, rules, methodology, and specific measurable outcomes. But an S&OP implementation also calls for creative, incremental thoughts to address challenges.
With increased interest in inventory programs which aim to reduce costs and improve customer service levels, establishing a VMI program can be challenging.
A recent survey conducted by Gatepoint Research where 200 executives participated from the manufacturing, retail, telecom and wholesale sector provided insight as to where they see VMI, how they implement their current programs and identify common challenges.
During this special Webcast, Don Klock, professor of Supply Chain Management at the Rutgers University Business School, and Terry Nulty, managing director of Accenture Academy, will take us to school to provide a better understanding of the opportunities in E-learning.
A significant percentage of supply-chain professionals surveyed during ISM's 98th Annual International Supply Management Conference in Dallas this week expressed many of the same concerns we have addressed recently.
Despite seeing sequential declines for its key metrics, non-manufacturing activity again showed growth in November, according to the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Non-Manufacturing Report on Business.
Non-manufacturing activity continued to show solid growth in October, according to the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Non-Manufacturing Report on Business. The ISM’s index to measure growth—the NMI—inched up 1.0 percent to 55.4 in October.