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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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2018 Top Ten Trends in Modern Demand-Driven Manufacturing

With all signals pointing toward a good year, manufacturers have a decision to make. They can enjoy the strong economy while it lasts or look to the future and invest in technologies that will help them build a stronger organization that can prosper through economic shifts. Last year, the common thread throughou  >>


Events
 
17
Jun
2019
Medical Device Manufacturing Summit 2019

The Medical Device Manufacturing Summit is the premium forum bringing together senior medical device manufacturing executives and leading solution providers.  As an invitation-only event taking place behind closed doors, the Summit offers an intimate environment for focused discussion on cutting edge technology ...

The Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas, NV  
 
18
Jun
2019
ProcureCon IT Sourcing 2019

The Only Peer-Led IT Sourcing Conference ProcureCon IT Sourcing is the only peer-led sourcing event solely dedicated to the unique challenges of the procurement and sourcing of IT. For almost 20 years, ProcureCon has helped companies transform their programs through innovative workshops & intimate networ ...

Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel  
 
17
Jul
2019
ProcureCon Direct 2019

The Only Peer-Led Direct Procurement Conference ProcureCon Direct is the only senior-level conference solely dedicated to the unique challenges facing direct sourcing and procurement. Building upon the successful 17 year history of ProcureCon conferences, ProcureCon Direct is customized for those handling commod ...

Rancho Bernardo Inn, San Diego, CA  
 
29
Jul
2019
Connected Manufacturing Forum 2019

The Rise of Industry 4.0: Connect Your Manufacturing Ecosystem To Optimize Process Connecting People, Process, & Technology   The Manufacturing Conference For Your Industry 4.0 Strategy The Connected Manufacturing Forum brings together 150+ leading Manufacturing, Operations, Technology, Supp ...

Hilton Austin, Austin, TX  
 

Job Opportunities
 
Online Store Planner (Supply Chain)
     
     Stamford, Connecticut  -  PERM  -  Philips

Supply Chain Planner
     
     Salt Lake City  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Buyer/Planner
     
     Greenwood, IN  -  PERM  -  SCM Talent Group

Supply Planner
     
     International  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Global Commodity Lead - Bulk Gas & Chemical Management
     
     Albany area, NY  -  PERM  -  SCM Talent Group

Senior Supervisor, Warehouse Kitting (iNeST)
     
     Oregon - Hillsboro  -  PERM  -  Roche

Procurement Engineer (MCS)
     
     Andover, Massachusetts  -  PERM  -  Philips

Senior Manager Strategic Sourcing
     
     Duluth  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Operations Manager
     
     Lebanon , IN  -  PERM  -  SCM Talent Group

Manufacturing Technician
     
     Murrysville, Pennsylvania  -  PERM  -  Philips

Production Support Shift Lead Warehouse Management Systems (Weekdays)
     
     Memphis, Tennessee  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Production Support Shift Lead Warehouse Management Systems (Weeknights)
     
     Memphis, Tennessee  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Inventory Planner
     
     Lake Forest  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Procurement Specialist (Professional Services)
     
     Jersey City  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Plant Operations Manager
     
     Rockaway, NJ  -  PERM  -  SCM Talent Group





 
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News & Trends
 

Last update 5 Jun 2019
PMI drops to lowest since September 2009
   Source: Markit US Manufacturing PMI   -  IHS Markit
United States 


Retail

The retail sector is always on the move. Whether this involves shopping centres, shops in inner city locations or at airports – trends change very quickly and the goods change just as rapidly too. To keep up with these developments, highly complex and process driven supply chains are needed. With our...


New Research Explores the Changing Consumer and the New Definition of Retail

The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) and Accenture today published a new research report, which examines how retailers can capitalize on the moments that truly matter to consumers in the era of ubiquito...

   

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Resources
 
FLORIM CERAMICHE SPA: On the road to Industry 4.0: advanced planning & finite capacity scheduling

Florim Ceramiche SpA has been worldly recognised as a leader in ceramics industry for more than 50 years, thanks to its committment to research, innovation and social responsibility. Florim business style can be summa...

RFx
The role of strategic purchasing and supply management in risk management

Value generators and value protectors. Procurement’s profile in organisations is on the increase. A wider spend remit is being influenced and internal barriers are being broken. Some of the most valuable assets the...


International Agenda