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Praxis solves the puzzle of seasonal product distribution

Praxis is a Do-It-Yourself brand in the Netherlands with a total of 140 stores and 1 webshop. Twenty-nine of these stores fall into the mega store category, with a surface of 5.000 – 8.000 m². …

Trends

Challenges of global fast fashion supply chains (Part II)

Stores replenishment Sourcing and manufacturing lead times within the fashion industry can usually be anything from one to three months. As a consequence, optimizing the process of store replenishment requires accurate forecasts.Written by Dr. John Gattorna …

Blogs

Flexibility requires a breakthrough

Recently I was faced with an ancient conflict at one of our customers. Both convinced of the importance of flexibility, Sales showed strong support for make-to-stock (MTS), whereas Operations fought for retaining make-to-order (MTO). The …

Trends

Survey Supply Chain Planning Software: Is Faster Better?

Supply Chain Insights launched a new survey about Supply Chain Planning Software. This study is about the implementation of supply chain planning. A great implementation of supply chain planning reduces operational risk by allowing companies …

Books

The Firm: The Story of McKinsey and Its Secret Influence

The world of consultancy is a relatively private one, not least because of the confidential nature of the relationships between consulting firms and their clients. Some of the big-named consultancies have been increasingly in the …

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