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Accurate forecasting is critical for the success of any supply chain management operation. Without it, businesses are vulnerable to demand volatility, overstocking, stock outs, and lost sales. However, there's no one-size-fits-all approach to forecasting. In this article, we'll discuss the basics of forecasting in supply chain management and some best practices for improving accuracy.
2023 U.S. Supply Chain Forecast: Raw material shortages, a reduction in new home construction, and disruptions to public transit caused by driver shortages. To be prepared, companies are shifting from 'just-in-time' supply chains to more dependable 'just-in-case' systems with boosted inventory numbers.
With today's tense geopolitical landscape on one hand and robotic process automation on the other, the world's current manufacturing superpower is looking less and less attractive. While China remains a low cost manufacturing base, companies need to diversify their suppliers and reduce dependence on any single country.
Businesses are challenged more than ever to produce goods of increasing quality at lower costs and go to market faster. What does a well-defined S&OP approach look like for supply chain leaders today?
Today's tense global conflicts have forced companies - both big and small - to rethink how they operate their supply chains. Out of this chaos has emerged an unfamiliar supply chain landscape that seems to require more art than science to navigate.