2014 Business Forecasting & Planning Recognition Award Recipients

November 12, 2014
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2014 Business Forecasting & Planning Recognition Award Recipients

Tweet The Institute of Business Forecasting & Planning, IBF, would like to proudly acknowledge and congratulate our 2014 Business Forecasting & Planning Recognition Award Recipients.  The IBF’s Business Forecasting & Planning Recognition Awards are presented annually in October to those individuals who distinguish themselves as the most influential and innovative thought leaders, solution providers, and…

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Safety Stock, Forecasting, and S&OP

October 22, 2014
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Safety Stock, Forecasting, and S&OP

Tweet Most practitioners of Sales & Operations Planning would agree that the focus of an S&OP Process should be on the mid-to-long range horizon, and typically at a volume/aggregate level.  However, I am often surprised when some of these same practitioners indicate that backward-looking Demand planning KPIs like Forecast Accuracy and Forecast Bias, as well…

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Interdepartmental Cooperation Optimizes Supply Chain Limitations – Journal of Business Forecasting Fall 2014

October 22, 2014
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Interdepartmental Cooperation Optimizes Supply Chain Limitations – Journal of Business Forecasting Fall 2014

Tweet Volume 33 Issue 3 Fall 2014   Click here to download a sample copy of the latest Journal of Business Forecasting (JBF) Click here to Become an IBF member and get a JBF subscription FREE Featured Articles: Interdepartmental Cooperation Optimizes Supply Chain Limitations By Michael Morris The author describes how working with Marketing and…

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IBF Report: Benchmarking Forecast Errors

October 22, 2014
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IBF Report: Benchmarking Forecast Errors

Tweet Within demand planning and forecasting, there is nothing more important than forecast accuracy. The success of any plan greatly depends on it. Forecasts allow you to determine opportunities and risks; they also help to effectively manage supply and demand. Gone are the days when manufacturers produced what they thought they could sell. That was…

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Unraveling Demand Planning: The Importance of Capability in Modern Supply Chain

October 15, 2014
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Unraveling Demand Planning: The Importance of Capability in Modern Supply Chain

Tweet Nearly four years ago, I landed my dream job. I was named the Demand Planning Capability Manager for Global drinks giant Diageo. A few months later I arrived in HQ full of enthusiasm for transforming the Demand Planning function with an SAP APO implementation and a killer training program. Soon after I arrived however,…

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Segmenting for Supply Chain Planning and Customer Service Success

October 7, 2014
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Segmenting for Supply Chain Planning and Customer Service Success

Tweet A 25-year high-tech supply chain veteran, Wade McDaniel is vice president of Solutions Architecture for Avnet Velocity, Avnet, Inc.’s global supply chain solutions business unit. Tradeoffs! When you hear this term, you typically think of giving something up; settling for less. But when we talk about tradeoffs in supply chain segmentation, what we are…

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