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CSCMP - Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals

CSCMP - Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals

Top 3 Strategies for Supply Chain Planners in 2021
Tommy See
Blue Yonder

In today’s ever-changing business environment, supply chain planners have a challenging task at hand. They need to understand the ongoing impact of COVID-19 and align short- and long-term supply chain plans to maximize market share and revenue targets.

Some challenges supply chain planners are facing include:

  • How will external variables such as disruptions and supply shortages impact my demand forecast?
  • If we are expecting a revenue gap due to tracking errors or weather, how do we pivot?

Across all sectors and industries, supply chain planners are pressured to meet real-time demand while balancing long-term organizational initiatives such as revenue growth, supply chain agility and resiliency to future shocks.

To navigate the new normal, here are three strategies supply chain planners should consider:


1. Consider External Variables at Scale

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Six theories about how 3D printing will change logistics
3D printing has been used by certain industries for some time now, and more sectors are following suit. One thing is for certain: The market share of additive manufacturing will continue to grow. This white paper puts forward six theories about how the technology will affect society as a whole, and logistics in part  >>

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News & Trends

Last update 6 Feb 2021
January PMI hits record high amid strong client demand
   Source: Markit US Manufacturing PMI   -  IHS Markit
United States 


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Enhancing your planning capabilities to enable the continuous supply chain

The future of planning is connected, intelligent, and continuous. Yet many companies remain so far away from this vision, it often seems unachievable. With many planning processes being so siloed and disconnected from...


Local & Regional Agenda


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The Digital Transformation Directive: Practical Approaches To Tackling Disruptive Technologies At The C-Suite

This report provides C-level supply chain executives and their key transformation leaders with tools and frameworks to develop a roadmap and establish a directive for digital transformation.  ...

International Agenda