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Companies struggle to find good tools

Many companies who have gone down the sales & operations planning (S&oP) route over the past few years are now on the threshold of the next phase: to make demand and supply planning financially relevant …

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Improving Supply Chain Visibility

“I need supply chain visibility,” remarked the client over coffee at a break at a conference. I nodded my head in agreement. It was clear to me that improving supply chain visibility would greatly improve …

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Job opportunity: Associate Director Demand & Supply at Astellas

Do you have a genuine interest in Sales and Operations Planning, combined with sound experience in the Supply Chain area and do you have a background in food, pharma or chemistry? Then Astellas has an …

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Gartner acquires SCM World

Gartner acquires SCM World, a cross-industry peer network and learning community providing subscription-based research and conferences."The SCM World acquisition is consistent with Gartner’s growth strategy to invest in developing world-class products and services that help …

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Lost & Found: Supply chain talent (students/recent graduates)

Talented young supply chain professionals are in great demand in the Netherlands. As a result of the demographic shift, the ageing population is creating a labour shortage. So who will win the battle for the …

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Leading by decisions

In today’s times of significant economic and political instability, people often call for leadership but they rarely stop to think about where leadership should really be expressed, namely in decision-making. In their article called ‘A Leader’s …

dm-drogerie markt modernizes retail management

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dm-drogerie markt modernizes retail management

The German retailer dm-drogerie markt owns more than 3,200 stores in 12 European countries. In Germany alone, dm opened 144 new stores in the past 2014/2015 fiscal year. In order to have a platform and …

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11th annual Cold Chain Distribution Conference and Exhibition

11th annual Cold Chain Distribution Conference and Exhibition Date: 12-13 December 2016 Venue: Park Plaza Victoria, London, UK Organiser: SMi Group URL: www.coldchain-distribution.com/supplychainmedia   Following the fruitful discussions in 2015, SMi's annual Cold Chain Distribution conference will bring back lively debates …

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Nokia’s Johannes Giloth about bringing demand planning to board level

Nokia’s 150-year history is one of reinvention; recently it has been changing and innovating almost as fast as the telecommunications industry itself. In 2013 Nokia took full ownership of Nokia Siemens Networks, buying the other …

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New global supply chain planning tool for United Biscuits

After a complete Business Process and Planning Cycle design review with OM Partners, United Biscuits (UB) has started the implementation of OMP Plus for all their demand and supply planning processes. The OMP Plus implementation …

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