Planning, Trends

Supply chain start-up in the spotlight: Atoptima

French start-up Atoptima designs and develops cutting-edge cloud-based application solvers for all businesses requiring complex resource assignment optimization. Any companies dealing with resource assignment decisions rapidly face combinatorial explosion; there are so many possible solutions that …

supply chain resilience

Planning, Trends

A resilient supply chain requires action at every level

Creating a resilient supply chain is the key theme for 2023. During a recent webinar, Supply Chain Media discussed this topic with premium partners Chainalytics and Involvation. An important conclusion: those who want to make …

software selection-Erik-Kriek

Exclusively in magazine, Planning, Software, Trends

Supply chain community seeks new tools

Supply chain disruption causes doubts and despair within companies. Many existing planning systems fall short in factoring in unpredictability and uncertainty. Therefore, more and more supply chain professionals are keen to find supply chain software …


Planning, S&OP Selection Day, Software, Trends

IFM provides pragmatic S&OP solution for SAP users

Many large companies use SAP ERP software to support their business processes. SAP service provider GIB, which recently rebranded as IFM, has built an add-on especially for these companies. During Supply Chain Media’s S&OP Selection …

S&OP trends

Planning, S&OP Selection Day, Software, Trends

Oracle names three S&OP trends

Software company Oracle named three S&OP trends during Supply Chain Media’s S&OP Selection Day. The application of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) is one of the most important developments, according to Glen Campbell, …

resilient planning

Planning, S&OP Selection Day, Software, Trends

Invest in resilient planning… before it’s too late

“What do you do if a container ship carrying the components you need for your production process catches fire in the middle of the ocean?” This thought-provoking question is how Melis Teksan, Supply Chain Services …

Sales & Operations Execution

Planning, S&OP Selection Day, Software, Trends

Sales & Operations Execution forms the foundation for S&OP

How can you protect yourself against supply chain disruptions and volatile demand? An effective S&OP system is an important aspect of this, according to Sandeep Walia of Slimstock, but the operational planning layer is equally …

planning system

Planning, S&OP Selection Day, Trends

Eight-tier planning system for fashion company Stichd

Fashion company Stichd has an extremely complex planning process. To help the company get a grip on its multi-dimensional supply chain, Involvation set up an advanced planning system consisting of no fewer than eight planning …

S&OP decisions

Planning, S&OP Selection Day, Software, Trends

Garvis advocates more speed in S&OP decisions

There is currently so much variability and uncertainty in supply chains that traditional S&OP processes have become too slow, believes Piet Buyck, founder and CEO of software vendor Garvis. In this context, he advocated a …


Planning, S&OP Selection Day, Software, Trends

Denso uses Logility platform to anticipate supply chain disruptions

Japanese automotive parts supplier Denso turned to Logility to help it deal with the complexities of maintaining the right spare parts inventory. Thanks to Logility’s supply chain tool, the company now has a tighter grip …

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