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Design Your Business to Thrive: Four Components of a Smart Supply Chain Modeling Platform

There are hundreds or thousands of “what-if” questions for businesses to answer in order to build a sustainable, efficient, responsive supply chain. The data required to answer them is in numerous software applications and can take months to gather and cleanse. Spreadsheet-based optimizations lack the enterprise-wide visibility needed to make large scale strategic improvements, and […]

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Taking a Holistic View on Inventory May Lead to Change in Strategy

Inventory optimization has always been a challenge while designing and planning a supply chain. A variety of barriers can impact an effective inventory strategy, such as working in functional silos and demand/supplier volatility¹. The good thing is that companies are beginning to appreciate the importance of inventory form and function instead of narrowing it down […]

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