Who knew learning from senior supply chain executives could be so fun?

LoriSmith

Just a short post today to let you know that Kinaxis will be attending the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference 2011 in Scottsdale, AZ on June 1-3 2011. This event is one of the world’s most important gatherings of supply chain leaders, designed to provide attendees with supply chain advice and expertise from industry analysts […]

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Master scheduling and constraint planning – How important is this?

CarolMcIntosh

The role of the Master Scheduler has existed for years but organizations are still trying to determine the optimal way to manage supply. This has become more difficult over the years due to the volatility in demand, the increased pressure of balancing fulfillment, and the cost of capital. Organizations are striving to be demand-driven, but […]

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Observations from a trip around the world – Part 2: Are we ready for the China ‘tsunami’?

TrevorMiles

I am fascinated by the social and cultural changes taking place throughout the world, driven largely by the emergence of the so-called BRIC countries, and hastened by the predominantly Western recession in 2008. I used to love the fact that only certain products were available only in certain countries and regions. When I write ‘used […]

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Observations from a trip around the world – Part 1: Response is cheap, by comparison.

TrevorMiles

I have been on a trip literally around the world, well, the Northern Hemisphere actually. My trip was originally to take me to Tokyo to meet some customers, Shanghai to speak at a conference, and, finally, London to speak at a conference and meet with Gartner. The terrible earthquake and tsunami, and the resultant issues […]

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