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2017

17

Jul

Does revising planning figures again and again really make them better?

Imagine you are having an important meeting with your customer’s planning department. After much discussion, you take a break. While sipping your coffees, you ask them “off the record” what they consider to be their main problem with supply chain planning. Instead of giving you a detailed answer about specific planning issues, they often surprisingly […]

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05

May

Tapping unused potential in the analysis and comparison of planning phases vs. final orders

In countless planning sessions and reviews I have taken part in over the years, a lot of time has been spent on explaining why plans have to be changed. Why do we assess the market differently than a month or two ago, why do we believe that customers (will) want more of something or something […]

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