Reports, Software, Visibility

Supply Chain Leaders Drive Growth in Revenue and Profit

A global survey of supply chain managers indicates that aggressively managing costs and creating a flexible supply chain are major factors for businesses in successfully growing market share as the economy rebounds. Results also show …

Blogs, Planning, Software

S&OP, the single plan and surprises

The first time I learned about S&OP was in 1991, while working as Logistics Innovation Manager at Philips Consumer Electronics. Gerald Davies of Oliver Wight Companies presented this as the missing link in MRP II …

Books, Content, Planning, Software

Lean Supply Chain Management Essentials

Presenting an alternate approach to supply chain management, ‘Lean Supply Chain Management Essentials: A Framework for Materials Managers’ explains why the traditional materials planning environment, typically embodied by an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, is …

Planning, Reports, Software

Intuitive ERP Software Survey 2011

ERP systems can hamper productivity and business agility, global IFS study says A global study carried out by IDC on behalf of IFS reveals that less than a third of companies find their enterprise applications intuitive …

Planning, Reports, Software

2011 Forecasting Performance Benchmark Study

Terra Technology Benchmark Study Reveals Forecasting Results of Nine of the World’s Leading Consumer Packaged Goods Companies July 19, 2011 Results Show Demand Sensing Reduces Average Weekly Forecasting Error by 40 Percent. Terra Technology, the most-trusted provider of …

Planning, Reports, Software, Sustainability

Supply Chain Movement Q2 – Sustainability Special

Supply Chain Movement Q2 – Sustainability Special 12             PROFILE PETER BRIGGEMAN "Expect the unexpected" Thanks to the opportunities on offer within Eastman Chemical, Peter Briggeman - having started his career at the bottom of the ladder - was able …

Planning, Reports, Software

Global Supply Chain Trends 2011

In preparing PRTM’s 2010–2012 Global Supply Chain Trends report last year, we noticed that attention to flexibility has become a constant. Hence, this 2011 supplement is dedicated to explaining which levers can increase supply chain …

Books, Content, Planning, Software

Necessary but not sufficient

A great deal has been published about Baan Company, in many different media. The best-known book is the one by Mark Houben and Jeroen Wester of the Dutch newspaper Het Financieele Dagblad, which gives an …

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