Category: COVID-19

Breaking It Down to Roll It Up

End-to-End Planning in a Post-Covid World This Blog is the 3rd and final in a series that explores the business case for a cohesive End-to-End plan for tomorrow’s retail planning environment. Introduction The supply chain disruptions that our industry has witnessed on a global scale over the past 18 months have been nothing short of […]

Supply Chain in Post-Pandemic Healthcare

Demand Planning in the Healthcare Industry Demand forecasting in healthcare delivery networks has been a topic of conversation for more than a decade but hasn’t been deemed “mission critical.” Because the demand planning concept in healthcare is so new, executives must learn from other industries’ supply chain leaders for a view into what a successful […]

All In This Together

End-to-End Planning in a Post-Covid World This Blog is the 2nd in a series of Blogs that explore the business case for a cohesive end-to-end plan for tomorrow’s retail environment. Introduction We know that we need an end-to-end plan, but what does that mean and why does it matter? Supply chain impact from Covid is […]

Where Have All the Silos Gone?

End-to-End Planning in a Post-Covid World This Blog is the 1st in a series of Blogs that explore the business case for a cohesive End-to-End plan for tomorrow’s retail environment. Introduction Retail has long been a very siloed industry. When the Covid-19 global pandemic hit with virtually no warning, we saw unprecedented change in all […]

Part 2 | COVID-19 Pandemic Supply Chain Planning: Self-Assessment Questions on Demand Sensing, Demand Shaping, and Demand Responding

COVID-19 Blog Part 2

In last week’s blog, we discussed how the pandemic event provides an opportunity to self-assess how supply chain has enabled or hampered flexibility in responding to rapidly changing demand. We began by discussing demand sensing, the ability to synthesize multiple sources of data (structured or not) not gain an understanding of daily moving demand signals. We […]

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