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Cultural differences need to be addressed in global S&OP

The success of international Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) depends on, among other things, how well a company adapts to the local culture when developing and implementing it. Cultural issues are important. We may be …

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Analysing supply chain data from ERP systems

It can be difficult to distil useful analysis of purchasing, planning and logistics from complex ERP systems. To help decipher the data contained in SAP and Oracle based ERP systems, KPMG has developed a service …

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Increased agility in European supply chain software market

Hand-in-hand with the growing need for visibility and support from Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP), the ever-expanding market of supply chain software is finally making good headway with an unprecedented number of mergers and acquisitions. …

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Infographic: Managing inventory crucial for online sales

Managing inventory well can be the difference between success and failure. As you look to increase profit, seemingly insignificant manufacturing and purchasing decisions are often overlooked. Using product-level data lets you prevent lost sales and …

Baxter and Donaldson co-load transports between Belgium and Ireland

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Baxter and Donaldson co-load transports between Belgium and Ireland

Baxter, a global healthcare company, and Donaldson Company, a global manufacturer of filtration systems, have successfully been co-loading their transports between Belgium and Ireland since August 2012. Neutral orchestrator Tri-Vizor is synchronizing the shipments of both …

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Successful managers understand their role in an S&OP meeting

The virtual game The Fresh Connection, a new round of which is about to start in several countries, demonstrates strong similarities to a Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) meeting. “In the teams which excel at …

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European supply chains mapped out in one overview

The supply chains in Europe are set to change considerably in the years ahead. The strongest economic growth can be found in the eastern part of Europe. New logistics hubs are emerging in Central Europe …

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Supply chain events calendar Europe for 2013

Did not have or make enough time to attend any events this past year? Time is scarce, but to take one step away from reality every now and then is healthy for your helicopter view …

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Editorial Program Supply Chain Movement 2013

Supply Chain Movement based the editorial theme planning 2013 on numerous interviews with supply chain professionals.Editorial Program Supply Chain Movement 2013Nr. Theme Closing Date Publication Date1.    February Sales & Operations Planning, incl. IT Subway …

The Rise of Social Supply Networks

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The Rise of Social Supply Networks

Nowadays, traditional linear supply chains have evolved into complex collaborative networks. The simple supplier-customer relationship is almost a thing of the past and it is not unusual for companies to be supplier, customer, partner and/or …

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