A New Model for Retailer-Supplier Collaboration

Monday, March 4, 2024 · Mike Doherty
Leveraging a profound truth and the power of silence to improve collaboration and supply chain performance.

A New Model for Retailer-Supplier Collaboration

Monday, March 4, 2024 · Mike Doherty
Leveraging a profound truth and the power of silence to improve collaboration and supply chain performance.

I am a supply chain expert witness – here’s what I’ve learned

Wednesday, September 14, 2022 · Rosemary Coates
Key points of contention are communications between partners, agreements that are insufficiently in writing and forecasting changes.

The futility of plans and the importance of foresight

Wednesday, July 27, 2022 · Michael Gravier
As Dwight Eisenhower once said, “every time I’ve cursed the futility of our plans, I’ve known that our planning gave us foresight to prepare for the unexpected.”

Demand planning / Demand management: Winning the battle for improved forecast accuracy

Tuesday, June 28, 2022 · Dorothea Grimes-Farrow and Michael Conley
With a few simple but important metrics and process steps, your company can reap the benefits of better forecast accuracy within a few months.

Buy now, pay later: Is it a supply chain thing?

Monday, May 2, 2022 · Tan Miller
Buy now/pay later is one of the hottest trends in marketing, creating new sales for organizations. It’s also creating headaches for supply chain professionals from procurement to operations.

Podcast: Think quick response not S&OP when planning under uncertainty

Wednesday, April 20, 2022 · Bob Trebilcock
On this episode, Larry Lapide discusses why we need a new approach to planning and forecasting given these uncertain times. SCMR’s Editorial Director Bob Trebilcock hosts.

A chance to give forecasting a little help

Monday, February 14, 2022 · Lynn Torrel
The electronic supply chain is living with mixed signals, but now has an opportunity to improve the accuracy of demand information.

The Customer is the Channel

Wednesday, January 5, 2022 · Mike Doherty and Ken Larson
How Princess Auto Ltd uses a consumer-driven, store-centric fulfillment model to plan and satisfy all customer demand.

Short lifecycle (SLC) forecasting for “muddling through” uncertainties

Thursday, November 11, 2021 · Larry Lapide
SLC products—such as those in retail, fashion-oriented and high-tech industries. Try them, they work. Will they yield 100% accuracy? Of course not. Will they improve your forecast accuracy? I believe so.

The human touch in forecasting and demand planning

Monday, September 6, 2021 · Jonathon Karelse, CEO of NorthFind Management
Supply chain managers are exploring remarkable innovations like Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to improve their forecasting. But don’t overlook the importance of human behavior, or Behavioral Economics, in the planning process.

Is your supply chain ready for what’s next?

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 · George S. Day, Paul J.H. Schoemaker and Sue Todd
To improve system-wide resilience before the next disruption, supply chain leaders need to foster vigilance to handle whatever surprises will come next.

Supply Chain Redesign: Expecting the unexpected

Monday, March 1, 2021 · Bridget McCrea
The top trends driving supply chain design decisions for the coming year—and beyond.

APQC Infographic: Drive supply chain planning performance with key measures

Thursday, February 11, 2021 · SCMR Staff
APQC recommends four high-level KPIs that reveal how organizations are doing on their planning

Achieving better outcomes for predictive analytics

Monday, January 4, 2021 · Matthias Winkenbach
A deeper understanding of the technology will help practitioners and business leaders make clearer connections between needs and model outputs—and hence frame better questions.



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