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Infographic: Pricing, Inventory & Lead Time in the Electronics Industry

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Infographic: Pricing, Inventory & Lead Time in the Electronics Industry

This infographic presents the main categories of parts and focus on the fluctuations and trends in the industry. These fluctuations will analyze and capture month by month pricing, inventory and lead time changes. All data …

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Companies move towards greater supply chain visibility

Within many companies, supply chain visibility is currently limited to transport activities: they can see the position of their goods in the supply chain and adapt their own approach accordingly. Companies are increasingly taking new …

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Handling big supply chain data visual displays

Many companies are struggling to cope with rapidly growing volumes of data from both within and outside of their organisations. For most of them, the tools they use to analyse the data and make decisions …

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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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