Inventory Planning Blog

Supply Chains Quake as Stock Market Jitters Continue

Posted on Tue, Jan 08,2019@08:52 AM

2018 ended on a lot of stock market jitters over the trade war with China. The markets lost most, if not all, their gains and then some. The outlook for global economies and growth opportunities have also cooled. Brexit, the UK exit from the EU, is disrupting supply chains. Inventories are building and planning for them has become more erratic.

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Tags: stock forecasting, e-Commerce

eCommerce Forcing Companies to Improve Inventory Supply Chain Planning

Posted on Tue, Oct 04,2016@09:27 AM

A more complex global environment is creating significant inventory challenges for manufacturing inventory planning.

Manufacturing companies need to become more innovative and resourceful to compete in today’s global marketplace. Many manufacturers not only produce goods for other manufacturers, they are now selling their products directly to other manufacturers (B2B commerce) and even consumers (B2C commerce). The use of e-Commerce rising so dramatically has added more challenges for managing both production and finished goods inventories. 

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Tags: Supply Chain Managment, e-Commerce