Posts about "Supply Chain"

A thriving supply chain needs a shared forecast

The modern supply chain is filled with a plethora of planning points: factories, suppliers, distributors, vendors, and beyond. As companies grow, increased complexity means more planning points that can intensify the risk of siloes, data issues, and manual re-planning. How do you keep key elements of your supply chain planning process connected so forecasts are… read more →

5 steps to connected supply chain planning

Supply chain planning has changed quite a bit since its early days. Years ago, companies primarily used enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems for collaboration and data tracking across the entire business. Today, many companies do their planning with a mix of spreadsheets and ERP systems. Those options work for business planning—but only up to a… read more →

Leading the way into the future of supply chain

Supply chain leaders from around the world gathered to discuss the transformative future of supply chain management at the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference in London. The conference centered around the theme: “Aspire, Challenge, and Transform in a Disruptive World.”The idea of the “connected enterprise” rang throughout the conference as supply chain leaders discussed how… read more →

How Sonos improved supply chain visibility

To succeed in its ongoing quest to re-invent home audio for the digital age—yes, do try this at home!—global home sound–system leader Sonos first had to accomplish another daunting task: achieve end-to-end visibility across its global supply chain. And like Sonos, you can try this in your business, as well.For inspiration, here’s a brief overview… read more →