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Benchmark study compares forecasting performance results

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Benchmark study compares forecasting performance results

In 2010, the volume of promotions was 77 per cent greater than in 2009 – that is just one of the findings from the extensive forecasting benchmark study conducted by Terra Technology amongst manufacturers and …

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Supply Chain and Finance share the same vision

In most Dutch enterprises’ supply chains, there is some kind of relationship between corporate strategy and inventory level targets. The supply chain and finance departments generally tend to agree on who should be determining optimum …

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CO2 calculations at supply level

Shippers are increasingly keen to gain measurable insights into their performance in terms of sustainable transport. IDS, a company specialised in freight & carrier management, has introduced a new tool to help its customers compare …

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Extra online sales channel for chemical companies

In response to recent market changes in the chemical industry, logistics service provider TWO Chemical Logistics (TWO) has developed a new web portal. This e-commerce solution has been designed as a platform to facilitate contact …

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European supply chain software mapped out

What are the most important developments in the Netherlands when it comes to supply chain software? Look no further. The update of second edition of Supply Chain Movement’s IT Subway 2.1, clearly maps out all …

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Sales & Operations Planning remains a talking point

Whilst the hype surrounding Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) seems to have subsided, there are still many companies actively implementing the process. And as the first day – which focussed on Demand Planning – of …

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Transportation Forecasting based on actual data

During Logicon on 3rd February 2011, in Amsterdam, Terra Technology – not to be confused with Teradata – presented its newest solution to the European market: Transportation Forecasting. “Most transportation management solutions are based on …

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Simulation for truck fleet optimisation

For logistics service providers, retail and industrial companies, there is a new solution on the market for calculating the optimal composition of a truck fleet. Released by the German company Axxom Software, the benefits are …

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Get the Board onboard

Supply Chain Management can be an important market strategy differentiator but it needs boardroom commitment. Processes and planning need to change which demands approval from the top, according to several  speakers at the 8th European …

Supply Chain World Europe 2010

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Supply Chain World Europe 2010

Dates: 24 – 26 October Location: Munich, GermanySupply Chain Professionals from Europe and around the world will meet in Munich for Supply Chain World 2010 – Navigating Business Cycles – Supply Chain: A Competitive Advantage …

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