Forecasting – How low should you go?

Companies need to be able to forecast demand accurately to avoid unnecessary losses. But strangely, there is no hard-and-fast method for doing this. It all depends on the level at which you treat the data. Going High And Low Traditionally, companies broke down forecasting into two different paradigms: bottom-up or top-down. The bottom-up approach starts…

KPIs For Forecast Improvement

Why do I often hear demand planners’ fear of KPIs? I have seen reluctance in employing KPIs for forecast accuracy over the years for many reasons. Some consider it a stick to beat the planners with. A similar comment I hear is: everyone knows how good/bad the forecasts are, so why bother measuring them? At previous…

S&OP

S&OP in The Current Climate

Businesses of all sizes have been affected by the current pandemic. The difference between those who will thrive during this time and those who will not often depends upon the level of insight they have of their own business and the environment within which they operate. But in the current climate, what can we learn…

Where is your business on the supply chain maturity chart?

Find out where your business is on the supply chain maturity curve. Discover how you can move up it and improve your business KPIs and efficiency. Manufacture and wholesalers wanting to develop real business intelligence, need to understand their current level of supply chain maturity so that they can improve their resilience and bolster long-term…

Disruption RX Supply Chain Summit

Disruption RX is a complimentary virtual summit designed to help you rebound from unplanned shocks to your digital supply chain and seize new opportunities. Logility, Demand Solutions, and NGC customers, industry experts and thought leaders will come together to collaborate around how businesses can run smarter and faster with our innovative technology driving growth and…

Digital Platforms

Use Digital Platforms to Help Implement Your Strategic Review

Learn how digital platforms are allowing supply chain businesses to better weather the storm, facilitating better planning, forecasting and performance. When the coronavirus pandemic first hit China at the start of 2020, commentators immediately saw the danger it posed to supply chains. The combination of changing patterns of demand, delayed shipments, and factory closures all…