- Forecast by SKU, cost, item, currencies, margin, country, channel, customer location, etc.
- Drive inventory and safety stock levels according to customer requirements using the Service Level Optimizer
As supply chain professionals, our contributions directly affect the bottom line of our organizations. More accurate forecasts drive higher customer fulfillment and lower inventory investment. This webinar will provide some brief “theoretical” background, and some very practical steps you can take now to improve your company’s forecasts.
If you are involved in the creation, review or use of product forecasts, this webinar will walk through what you can do to improve the accuracy of those forecasts.
The Pareto Principle - or the Law of the Vital Few - is also commonly referred to as " The 80-20 rule" . For many businesses, 80% of their sales can be attributed to 20% of the items they sell, or to 20% of the customers they sell to.
This actionable presentation will include numerous real-world examples of the impact of the 80/20 rule, along with the 7 steps required to run & regularly update your ABC rankings, and 10 innovative tips for how to apply ABC Analysis to manage what matters.
The Noah Principle suggests: "There are no prizes for predicting rain; there are prizes only for building arks."
We certainly don't undervalue the importance of your forecasts. It's just that the process by which you manage your forecasts, and the ways in which you respond to your forecasts count for quite a bit more.
Synchronize your most essential planning processes. Overcome the typical limitations of master production scheduling. Prevent unrealistic production plans from making it into your detailed scheduling process.
You’ll learn how to do all of that and more in this one-hour Demand Solutions webinar.
During this one hour webinar Bill Whiteside will share the experiences he's gained as the manager of a successful Sales & Operations Planning process as well as his subsequent experiences working to help dozens of companies launch and manage their S&OP processes.
Forecast accuracy impacts on-time delivery, customer satisfaction, revenue and profitability. So who wouldn’t be interested in learning how to improve demand forecasts?
Integrated Business Planning, or IBP, is the next generation of Sales & Operations Planning. IBP is the way to move past "the stall" and the way to reap the tremendous benefits that come from achieving supply chain excellence.
The best-selling book The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail -- But Some Don’t by Nate Silver offers fresh, thought-provoking insights into the challenges of forecasting.It’s about big data, and it’s about how to filter the signal (the truth) from the noise (nonsense, static, garbage, etc.).
We hope you will join this IndustryWeek-hosted webinar featuring Bill Whiteside of Demand Solutions. Bill will share how any business that relies on forecasts can enhance its forecasting process by applying even just a handful of the 12 Lessons.
Don’t miss this opportunity to share in what promises to be an thought-proving and entertaining discussion of some of a very innovative approach to forecasting.
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Most managers have a good sense of their companies’ best-selling products. What’s often surprising, however, is how dramatically sales are concentrated – with 80% or more of a company’s sales coming from 10-20% of their products or customers.
Learn the most common inventory mistakes that companies make along with practical solutions to the problems. Presented by hair care products manufacturer Zotos International, Inc. and Demand Solutions, this webinar combines lessons learned, best practices and humor.
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