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Planning & responsiveness

Do you want to improve forecast accuracy and increase your supply chain responsiveness?

Discover thought leadership and industry examples of best practice for setting up your supply chain for success.

Latest Planning & responsiveness Insight
What next for Asda? Five priorities for Sean Clarke
23 Nov 2016
In the lead up to the key festive trading period and 2017, we look at possible areas of focus for Sean Clarke in his role as Asda CEO.

Supply chain benchmarks 2016: forecasting
02 Sep 2016
Our fourth benchmarking release for 2016, we look at industry benchmarks on forecasting KPIs across the industry. New for 2016, year on year comparisons and more in depth investigation and opinion on bias, forecast accuracy and aggregation amongst...

Propercorn: Supply chain reconfiguration
Case studies
09 Aug 2016
Propercorn is the fastest growing non-tech start-up in the UK and supplying sample products of its popcorn at events has been a key part of the company’s growth. However as the company grew, the number of requests for sample products exploded....

Data driven supply chains
Thought leadership
01 Aug 2016
Discover how your supply chain can navigate the path to master the exponentially growing mountain of data and create innovative new ways to deliver success for your business.

Demand planning and forecasting snapshot
Topic snapshots
17 May 2016
Forecasting and planning are the most important functions to get right in the supply chain – this two slide presentation provides all you need to know.

Promotional management
Practical guides
19 Feb 2016
Managing promotional activity can be very time consuming and can often feel futile with the increasing demand volatility within the industry. The differing options available to consumers for shop and the wealth of promotions available are all drive...

Planning & responsiveness news

Most of us are acutely aware of the accelerating pace of change within our industry, and the unprecedented uncertainty which now accompanies this....

As part of its transformation programme, Tesco has announced major changes to its distribution network in the UK.

Planning & responsiveness webcasts
Published 31 Jul 2015
Darren Smillie explores the current challenges affecting forecasting, how businesses are improving their planning by working collaboratively, the increasing role responsiveness will play in complementing forecasting in the future, and where you should focus your efforts to improve your forecast accuracy