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The Demand-Driven Supply Chain and Demantra
Demand-driven supply chains focus on pulling demand and maximizing effectiveness and profitability while traditional supply chains push products and create

on demand supply chain  Demand-driven supply chains focus on pulling demand and maximizing effectiveness and profitability while traditional supply chains push products and create efficiencies. This difference is the key to improving all supply chain processes and generating significant cost savings and growth. The concept of the Demand-Driven Supply Chain is the convergence of marketing and supply chain management. In the consumer products industries, this is of key importance. Marketing drives demand through the use of

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Rethinking the Supply Chain: Meeting the Complexity Challenge


The requirements of operating in a global, just-in-time (JIT) market have made supply chains much more complex than they were 10 years ago. Much of the software meant to assist in managing this complexity has itself become too complex to use—and too expensive to cost-justify. Discover the benefits of using a less complex supply chain solution that better supports a collaborative effort along your supply chain.

on demand supply chain  Zotos' Floros. Demonstrable Return on Investment The ROI for Demand Solutions can be found by looking at most of the classic supply chain key performance indicators, such as forecast accuracy, inventory turns, and carrying costs. For each of these traditional measures, Demand Solutions customers reported significant results. I can't overstate how important it is to haveDemand Solutions serve as a catalyst for marketing, sales, and planning to be in the same room talking about the business, Greg Read More

Supply Chain Collaboration: The Key to Success in a Global Economy


Outsourcing and global competition are forcing companies to transform their supply chains from linear processes into adaptive networks. Communities of customer-centric, demand-driven companies must share knowledge in order to adapt to changing markets, and respond to shorter life cycles. Discover how supply chain management (SCM) solutions can help your company create a truly adaptive and collaborative supply network.

on demand supply chain  their respective locations. Based on point of sale (POS) and other information sources, demand intelligence and demand shaping are helping these companies achieve a new level of responsive replenishment all the way to the store level. Collaboration is helping the pharmaceutical and automotive industries prevent counterfeit products from entering their supply chains. These collaborative product-tracking and authentication initiatives are leveraging technologies such as radio frequency identification Read More

Making Your Supply Chain a Competitive Advantage: Implementing S&OP


Improving the supply chain is essential for any company that wants to gain or maintain a competitive edge. To do this, companies are adopting sales and operations planning (S&OP) strategies. Years ago—when the pace of market change was slow—S&OP was a nice-to-have; today it’s a business imperative! But it doesn’t have to happen overnight. By taking a five-step approach, companies can implement S&OP at their own pace.

on demand supply chain  forecast, probably based initially on business rules and then reviewed at the Demand Planning meeting. Sales must ultimately own the forecast, since they are the ones who are committing to selling it. 4. Create a Quantitative Framework for Balancing Supply with Demand. Truly optimizing a complex manufacturing plan requires considering more permutations and combinations than the human brain could process in 300,000 years. Manufacturing, inventory, raw material, and transportation costs; selling prices; Read More

Demand Planning: Optimizing Operations across the Supply Chain


Demand planning applications can help manufacturers establish baseline sales forecasts and perform analysis to improve resource usage. They can also help manufacturers optimize pricing capabilities and better understand their markets. Yet to get the most out of these tools, manufacturers must be willing to reorganize their planning processes—and to share the resulting insights with supply chain partners and customers.

on demand supply chain  a particular region based on the total revenue it produced, operations planners in the same firm view demand by quantities of each product sold. Demand planning software accounts for both variables. Demand planning systems typically produce a baseline forecast based on shipment or order history. Once established, users can change the baseline to account for other data, including promotions, advertising inserts, seasonality, new sales outlets, and other factors. At the same time, demand planning software Read More

The Evolution of the Last-mile Supply Chain


“Last-mile supply chain services” is an evolving segment of the supply chain industry, but a cutting-edge segment that has evolved as supply chain managers across the US struggle to cope with the inadequacies of the current globalized supply chain model. Learn five reasons why current supply chain models are flawed and how you can use a new architecture to balance supply chain risk, globalized sourcing, and economics.

on demand supply chain  is the wrong answer, on the contrary, globalized supply chains HAVE benefited the world and certain economies dramatically. The only problem is, as is often the case, one size does not fit all and a globalized supply chain is not the solution to all our manufacturing ills. Why Are The Current Supply Chain Models Flawed? Now that the globalization playing field is becoming more level, some of the true pitfalls of the model are becoming evident. Here are some problems: Current globalized supply chain Read More

State of the Market: on-Demand Business Intelligence Solutions


Find out how the companies you re targeting are approaching SaaS-based BI solutions in On-demand Business Intelligence Solutions.

on demand supply chain  Get the inside story on SaaS-based BI solutions from the perspective of your customers and prospects. Download your copy of On-demand Business Intelligence Solutions today. Sponsored by SAP For assistance, please contact customer service. Hours: 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM EST. Phone: +1 514-954-3665, ext.367. Read More

PeopleSoft Supply Chain Is Music To Mid Market Ears


PeopleSoft has once again proven the naysayers wrong about its ability to sell supply chain management. Its Accelerated Supply Chain Management offering bundles core e-business functionality into a scaled down package for the mid market, a segment that not even SCM market leader i2 has conquered.

on demand supply chain  Pure-play vendors focused solely on supply chain planning do not have the expertise or inclination to provide financial capabilities in spite of some half-hearted attempts in response to customers. As time goes by, ERP vendors like PeopleSoft are sure to gain ground on the pure-plays in offering solutions that address enterprise-wide needs with comparable depth of functionality. Accelerated Supply Chain Management is deployed around specific industry verticals, including consumer products, technology, Read More

n.Skep


The n.SKEP solution suite enables a company to view, analyze, simulate, and understand all supply chain data. Supply chain managers are given a clear vision of the alternatives so they can easily make the right decisions. n.SKEP covers all supply chain processes at the strategic and tactical levels, as well as at the operation level, and enables drawing up multilevel forecasts, planning, optimization of distribution, and production. n.SKEP solutions enable information sharing between users via the intranet or Internet, warning them if any changes are made by anyone, and allowing synchronization of all relevant data. By using Single Click Collaborative technology, each click by a user enables immediate recalculation of all parameters impacted at all supply chain levels, while minimizing the number of clicks helps make n.SKEP more user friendly.  

on demand supply chain  Skep The n.SKEP solution suite enables a company to view, analyze, simulate, and understand all supply chain data. Supply chain managers are given a clear vision of the alternatives so they can easily make the right decisions. n.SKEP covers all supply chain processes at the strategic and tactical levels, as well as at the operation level, and enables drawing up multilevel forecasts, planning, optimization of distribution, and production. n.SKEP solutions enable information sharing between users via the Read More

E2open Gets More High-tech Supply Chain Clout via SERUS


E2open, a provider of cloud-based supply chain network connectivity, business process management (BPM), and analytics solutions, recently acquired SERUS Corporation, supplier of extended supply chain management (SCM) solutions for high tech companies.

on demand supply chain  cloud-based supply chain network connectivity, business process management (BPM), and analytics solutions, recently acquired SERUS Corporation , supplier of extended supply chain management (SCM) solutions for high tech companies. By combining the SERUS technology with the E2open Business Network , E2open hopes to extend its dominance in the high tech supply chain in semiconductor and technology-driven discrete manufacturing industries, such as medical devices, aerospace and defense (A&D), automotive, Read More

Supply Chain Operations Reference and Other Features in ASW


IBS may be the first vendor to fully integrate a supply chain operations reference model in its business intelligence solution. Customers receive more efficient measurements and benchmarking across their supply chain regardless of their supply chain and ERP software.

on demand supply chain  tended to be done on a one-off basis that would infrequently be applied to the entire product in different parts of the world. This custom development for each customer approach of the past is drastically changing as IBS works to move away from the modifications business and towards a software development model. As a result, new customers using ASW in midsize sales order handling operations are increasingly finding that the functionality of ASW is ample and does not require heavy modifications as it did Read More

Demand Management Demand Solutions for Supply Chain Management Certification Report


The Demand Management product Demand Solutions is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of demand management solutions in the Supply Chain Management (SCM) Evaluation Center. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-depth analyst commentary.

on demand supply chain  indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-depth analyst commentary. Read More

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on demand supply chain  management, warehouse management, international trade logistics, transportation execution, and many other issues for a complete solution, this knowledge base will support your evaluation of an SCM suite. Read More

Supply Chain Execution


The rubber has to meet the road everyday when managing today’s complex supply chains which are only as good as the ability of parties to synchronize activities and share information in real time. Softeon’s complete suite of supply chain execution solutions facilitates collaboration and includes WMS for small to mid-size businesses, order management, labor and resource management (RMS), transportation management (TMS) and complex assembly, kitting and other value-added services.

on demand supply chain  Chain Execution The rubber has to meet the road everyday when managing today’s complex supply chains which are only as good as the ability of parties to synchronize activities and share information in real time. Softeon’s complete suite of supply chain execution solutions facilitates collaboration and includes WMS for small to mid-size businesses, order management, labor and resource management (RMS), transportation management (TMS) and complex assembly, kitting and other value-added Read More