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INSIGHT AND ANALYSIS
This report presents the findings of our 2020 demand forecasting benchmarking survey, with manufacturer and retailer performance data on key metrics such as forecast accuracy and forecast bias and data on forecasting practices.
This is a recording of our recent webinar, which explores some key findings from our benchmarking survey on demand planning and inventory management.
COMMENT AND OPINION
How resilient and responsive is your supply chain? If you didn’t know before, there’s a chance you will soon find out.
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This report explores the concept of demand forecasting. Precisely, the report looks at types of forecasting, forecast error measures, and details the challenges that forecasters might encounter.
This report provides a definition of demand planning, and other adjacent concepts such as demand management and demand forecast.
In this piece, we detail the circumstances and explore actions manufacturers may consider to mitigate issues and to help maximise availability in the days and weeks to come.