Increase the effectiveness of the executive S&OP meeting – Part 1

JohnWesterveld

I’ve been working on a presentation about the executive S&OP process that I’ll be giving at our upcoming user conference. Working on this presentation has made me think about the many executive S&OP meetings I’ve observed and what factors contributed to an effective executive S&OP meeting. (And what factors contributed to S&OP failures.) Let’s start […]

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CPG companies recognize limitations of planning optimization

LoriSmith

Forgive the self-promotion but we are so proud to have formally announced the RapidResponse deployment at Unicharm today. Unicharm is the largest manufacturer and distributor of diapers and other consumer sanitary products in Asia. They implemented RapidResponse (replacing existing supply chain planning solutions) so they could move away from the limitations of statistical-based planning systems. […]

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Kinaxis life sciences newsletter: Featuring complimentary analyst case study report on Amgen

LoriSmith

We recently produced a newsletter which includes complimentary access to a 6-page Gartner report titled Case Study: How Amgen Reinvigorated Its Supply Planning Process (Barry Blake, Hussain Mooraj: May 18, 2011) This Case Study provides insights on how Amgen transformed its supply planning processes and enabled rapid planning capabilities, with advanced planning capabilities and systems. […]

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