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The classic bull-whip effect means that the further a supplier is removed from the end consumer, the worse are the fluctuations in demand that they see. This has led many to recommend an n-tier approach to demand management, where everyone gets visibility to the end-customer demand at the same time. In practice, very few companies have been able to actually realize this vision. There are some practical approaches that a few leading suppliers deep in the supply chain are have taken to successfully mitigate the bull-whip effect.
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When looking to acquire an initial customer relationship management (CRM) solution or replace an existing deployment, a host of considerations must be made, not the least of which is choosing between an on-demand or on-premise solution. Both the on-demand and on-premise models have pros and cons, as well as risks and rewards. Download this white paper and know what you need to consider before making a final decision.
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Predictive Demand Supply
If you're in the supply chain business, right up there with Newton's law of gravity stands Murphy's other law stipulating that demand and supply, if left to their own tendencies, will always tend to diverge and get you in trouble. Welcome to the world of predictive demand and supply planning whose mission is to predict imbalances as far in advance as possible, in order to provide ample time and opportunity to design and implement corrective sales and operations solutions. So how do we design a system for identifying potential issues and expressing them via a commonly understood key process indicator (KPI) where the cause and effect of our actions can be readily measured? Read this article by the former director of Dell's operations and demand management.
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Demand-Driven Strategies for Complex Manufacturing
Your Challenge: Get Decision Makers' Approval for Demand-Driven Strategies. Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Time-Bound. Many manufacturing companies have adopted or are considering the adoption of a demand-driven strategy. However, if you want to be demand-driven, you aren’t going to achieve it without adopting many of the tools, techniques, and principles that commonly reside within all of them. Some philosophies require a more intense re-engineering of processes and products than others. This paper addresses the various components and strategies for becoming a demand-driven organization, and how Cincom’s solutions can help you achieve that goal.
: and demand-promising applications to manage demand Execution of the supply chain utilizing electronic Kanban techniques By combining technology with changes to our operating philosophy, we are taking many of the necessary steps to make our manufacturing environment as flexible, agile and responsive as possible and as inevitably required. How Long Does It Really Take? One of the success factors among companies that are on the road to becoming totally demand-driven is the ability to reduce their entire
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Industry today demands more quality of manufacturers, and as such, ISO 9001—the yardstick by which quality products and services are measured—is forcing more and more companies to become ISO-certified. However, companies can use a browser-based tool to help bridge any information gaps they may encounter during the process—and to give them the head start they need to intelligently manage their ISO certification.
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