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SCM Portal is an independent portal aimed to bring to you the most relevant and updated information on Demand & Supply Chain Management Evolution in a systemic and organic way.

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AVATA SupplyChainManagement

Make the Transition to Inventory Forecasting Software

DemandCaster
DemandCaster

Maintaining the right amount of inventory is key to keeping up with the ebb and flow of customer orders. But what level is the “right” level? If a company doesn’t have enough product on hand, it may miss too many deliveries and lose customers. If it overstocks a product, it will incur increased carrying costs and its cash flow will suffer.

Fortunately, there is a solution to this inventory control conundrum. Businesses that want to be strategic and competitive in their market can use software to optimize their inventory. With ready access to inventory forecasting and optimization software, organizations can avoid the issues and costs associated with stockouts as well as excess and obsolete (E&O) inventory.

 

Basics of Inventory Forecasting

To run an effective business, organizations must develop an inventory planning strategy. T

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So you have implemented a WMS, now what?

Extend the value of your WMS with a synchronized workforce management program. Most companies achieve far greater results when a WMS is integrated with a workforce management program, including: - Improved warehouse associate productivity - Increased utilization of warehouse labor - Identification of non-produc  >>


Events
 
12
Dec
2019
Negotiating Energy Supply and Infrastructure Contracts

Whether energy procurement, operations, plant manager or engineer  is part of your job deion or a core competency, cryptic terms and conditions in your supply contract add (unnecessary) complexity to an already difficult decision. So how do you protect your bottom line? For the negotiation of commodity and infr ...

NBC TOWER | Chicago, IL  
 
28
Jan
2020
Procurecon Facilities 2019

The Conference for Facilities Innovators   What is ProcureCon Facilities? The sourcing of real estate, facilities, construction and utilities has recently become a major procurement responsibility. Called on to eliminate excessive costs and increase savings, the time is now for facilities practition ...

The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort, FL  
 
 4 
Feb
2020
Future Stores Miami 2020

The Conference for In-Store Innovators Retail. Reimagined. It’s 2019, and the Retail Renaissance is here. For successful retailers, business –as-usual is long gone. But what’s next in 2020 and beyond? Future Stores Miami is the conference where senior level executives in operations, mar ...

JW Marriott Miami, FL  
 
11
Feb
2020
Additive Manufacturing Strategies 2020

The Future of 3D Printing Track One: Medicine and Dentistry Track Two: Metals (New!) This must-attend Summit and Exhibition will be back in February 2020 for its third year, with a new conference track covering metals, as well its established coverage of medical/dental 3DP. As usual, the conference offer ...

Boston, MA  
 

Job Opportunities
 
Senior Order Management Specialist
     
     International  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Global Category Manager - Electronic Components
     
     Wheaton  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Supply Chain Planner
     
     San Bernardino  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Supply Chain Analyst
     
     Huntington Beach  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Sr. Demand/Production Planner
     
     Seattle Area, WA  -  PERM  -  SCM Talent Group

Senior Manager - Indirect Sourcing - Americas
     
     Nashville, Milwaukee or St. Louis  -  PERM  -  SCM Talent Group

WMS Super User
     
     Fayetteville Area, NC  -  PERM  -  SCM Talent Group

Procurement Engineer, Philips Healthcare, (Latham, NY.)
     
     Latham, New York  -  PERM  -  Philips

Director of Distribution
     
     Bloomingdale  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Global Commodity Manager
     
     Glenview  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Sr. Manager, Procurement Project Management, NPI
     
     California - Pleasanton  -  PERM  -  Roche

Global Commodity Manager - Packaging
     
     Glenview  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Service Parts Supply Chain - Project Manager
     
     Nashville, Tennessee  -  PERM  -  Philips

Supervisor Manufacturing (2nd Shift)
     
     Arizona - Tucson  -  PERM  -  Roche

Inventory Manager
     
     Manhattan  -  PERM  -  Michael Page





 
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News & Trends
 

Last update 5 Dec 2019
November PMI at seven-month high amid stronger upturn in new orders
   Source: Markit US Manufacturing PMI   -  IHS Markit
United States 


Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals

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Education
 
14
Jan
2020
Category Management: Analyze the Data, Strategize your Plan, Deliver Big Results
     Phoenix, AZ
22
Jan
2020
Legal Foundations of Supply Management: The Basics You Need to Succeed
     Nashville, TN
28
Jan
2020
Supply Chain Logistics: Inventory Management, Warehousing and Transportation
     Las Vegas, NV
 5 
Feb
2020
Fundamentals of Purchasing: The Building Blocks of World-Class Professionalism
     Orlando, FL
18
Feb
2020
Supplier Relationship Management for Collaboration, Impact and Business Success
     Atlanta, GA

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Resources
 
Tudor Rose International increases productivity through integrated SCM platform ASSIST4

Tudor Rose International is Europe’s leading export market management company specialising in building brands around the world. In business for nearly 30 years, the innovative company mastered an ambitious IT mo...

The New Language of Procurement

The language of procurement speaks to an agenda driven by delivering value. Leading procurement organizations are well-versed in areas that resonate with financial officers and the performance narrative. They lead with h...


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