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Rethinking Supply Chains

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guided presentation on Elucidate that explains the 
problems without it, the opportunities it offers and 
the changes required to improve.
Case Study: How Replenishing Inventory by Pulling it thru the Supply Chain increases profits

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Three Major Ways to Reduce Replenishment Time (Without Spending More Money)
Decreasing lead times to the consumption point has dramatic impacts on inventory turns and obsolescence and, perhaps not as obviously, on sales. There are three simple approaches to reduce replenishment time without spending more money or adding systems.
How to Avoid Career Suicide When Changing Your Supply Chain
The primary goal of any business is to make money. As a manager my job is to figure out a way to increase sales, reduce costs and lower investment. I have tried many things in the past but the changes only resulted in temporary gains. It is not so much that the changes did not improve things but that they could not be linked to bottom line results.
How to Thrive with Inaccurate Forecasts
It is possible for companies to thrive in the world of inaccurate forecasting. This paper illustrates why forecasts don’t work, the negative effects of forecasts and at what point in the supply chain consumer demand is most predictable. The best way to take care of your customers is to move away from sophistication and towards a much simpler solution.
Reducing the Damage of Expediting
Everyone has to expedite sometime. We don’t want to be put in that position; the fact of life in business means that if we don’t expedite someone will be unhappy. This includes the business that is forced to expedite.
Supplier Reliability - Or Lack of It
This article will address issues caused by poor supplier due date performance on various types of businesses. Also covered will be the effect of these businesses’ natural reactions and their consequences.
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