Inventory management – What are the best practices?

TrevorMiles

My colleague Max Jeffrey recently posted a blog titled “Should Safety Stock be added to forecasted FG demand?” which he also published in our Supply Chain Expert Community, both of which generated quite a lot of discussion in which Max suggests that a ‘safety forecast’ makes more sense than a ‘safety stock.’ In other words, […]

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The top reasons why SaaS rocks when it comes to upgrades!

RobBell

As a veteran (26 years) of software development and quality assurance, I am a huge proponent of Software as a Service (SaaS). It is a win-win for vendors and customers. Mainly because vendors always want customers running on their latest versions software (best quality, most features) and although customers want the same thing, they don’t […]

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“Who should know?” The key to the use of social networks in the supply chain.

TrevorMiles

In January I wrote a blog titled “Social networks and supply chains: It’s a question of maturity” in which I commented on the incorporation of social media concepts in supply chain management in which I referred to a research report by Nari Viswanathan at Aberdeen. In a follow-up to the report, dealing largely with the […]

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