Inventory Planning Blog

Inventory Planning in Global Crisis with Advanced Inventory Planning

Posted on Fri, Apr 10,2020@12:48 PM

COVID-19 is presenting a challenge we have never experienced before. Supply chains across the globe have been upended. Companies are struggling to make sense of their inventory demand forecasting and stock replenishment planning.  Cases range from plummeting sales to unprecedented peak sales and to longer lead times, to unavailable stock. This may become the new normal. 

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Tags: inventory optimization, Inventory Planning Solutions, supply chain planning

Global supply chains create more inventory challenges

Posted on Tue, Feb 04,2020@08:45 AM

New inventory planning technologies and the Cloud can provide just the right environment for better global planning.

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Tags: Inventory Planning, Spreadsheets, supply chain planning

Valogix Stocking Quantity and How It Compares to Min, Max, and Safety Stock

Posted on Tue, Jan 07,2020@06:00 AM

As the New Year begins, today’s challenging business climate is forcing managers to look for simple, yet effective ways to reduce waste and improve productivity to increase profitability and service. Finished goods, production materials and service parts inventory planning are prime candidates. With thousands of items to manage, sometimes at multiple locations, the lack of scientific automated tools has made the job almost impossible leaving companies with too many of the wrong items and not enough of the critical ones. The result is unnecessary inventory expense, while suffering service-limiting stock-outs.

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Tags: Inventory Planning, Valogix, warehouse management, supply chain planning

What has the Duke of Wellington got to do with supply chain planning?

Posted on Tue, Apr 09,2019@06:08 AM

What You Don’t Know but Soon Will                                                                                     

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Tags: Supply Chain, supply chain planning, logistics management