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Just-In-Time (JIT)

Just-In-Time (JIT)

All Supply Chain Conferences be like

All Supply Chain Conferences be like

Proof Of Concept (POC)

Proof Of Concept (POC)

Virtue Signaling in Supply Chain

Virtue Signaling in Supply Chain

Integrated Business Planning (IBP)

Integrated Business Planning (IBP)

First In, First Out (FIFO)

First In, First Out (FIFO)

Bureaucracy meets bleeding edge AI

Bureaucracy meets bleeding edge AI

Averages always lie in Supply Chain

Averages always lie in Supply Chain

Lead demand

Lead demand

Inventory turnover

Inventory turnover

Crafting thousands of KPIs is simple

Crafting thousands of KPIs is simple

Kanban

Kanban

Forecast value added

Forecast value added

Be like Nike - just do it!

Be like Nike - just do it!

Business intelligence

Business intelligence

Decision process may be the bottleneck

Decision process may be the bottleneck

CRUD

CRUD

ABC XYZ analysis

ABC XYZ analysis

Reduced lead time for the customer

Reduced lead time for the customer

If you have a hammer everything looks like a nail

If you have a hammer everything looks like a nail

Copacking

Copacking

Bottlenecks always exist in supply chain

Bottlenecks always exist in supply chain

Even lean supply chains need stock

Even lean supply chains need stock

Micro fulfilment

Micro fulfilment

Not learning basics can be costly in supply chain

Not learning basics can be costly in supply chain

Backtesting

Backtesting

Customer satisfaction comes at a price nobody wants to pay

Customer satisfaction comes at a price nobody wants to pay

Probabilistic forecasting

Probabilistic forecasting

Time series

Time series

Inventory accuracy

Inventory accuracy

What seems too good to be true

What seems too good to be true

Fill rate

Fill rate

Supply chain management: software, math, statistics...

Supply chain management: software, math, statistics...

ABC analysis

ABC analysis

Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP)

Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP)

What if the industry standard is wrong?

What if the industry standard is wrong?

Economic Order Quantity (EOQ)

Economic Order Quantity (EOQ)

De-risking high-impact projects

De-risking high-impact projects

Minimum Order Quantity (MOQ)

Minimum Order Quantity (MOQ)

Be caferul what you negotiate for

Be caferul what you negotiate for

Min/Max inventory method

Min/Max inventory method

POCs in software development are nonsense

POCs in software development are nonsense

Reorder point

Reorder point

Safety stock

Safety stock supply chain flashcard.

Service level

Service level supply chain flashcard.

Perpetual inventory

Perpetual inventory explained in supply chain flashcard.

Forecast accuracy

Forecast accuracy supply chain flashcard.

Naked forecasts

Naked forecasts antipattern explained through supply chain flashcard.

Phantom inventory

Phantom inventory supply chain flashcard.

Inventory costs

Inventory costs supply chain flashcard.

Not all ideas are born equal

Not all ideas are born equal

Seasonality

seasonality

Pricing is not the only thing that matters

Pricing is not the only thing that matters

Replenishment

Replenishment

Packaged vs customized supply chain solutions

Packaged vs customized supply chain solutions

Backorders

Backorders

A bad plan is better than none

A bad plan is better than none

Stockout

Stockout

Understanding HOW makes the difference

Understanding HOW makes the difference

Lead time

Lead time

Learning from mistakes is costly in Supply Chain

Learning from mistakes is costly in Supply Chain

Changing vision leads to changing the Supply Chain

Changing vision leads to changing the Supply Chain

Separating pricing and inventory planning

Separating pricing and inventory planning

The longer the lead time, the more extremes matter

The longer the lead time, the more extremes matter

Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion

Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion

Using average forecast for decision-making

Using average forecast for decision-making

RFP process focusing on the solution instead of the problem

RFP process focusing on the solution instead of the problem

Proof of concept vs reality

Proof of concept vs reality

Forecasting accuracy hall of fame

Forecasting accuracy hall of fame

Mondays in Supply Chain Management

Mondays in Supply Chain Management

The magic BI pot

The magic BI pot

In theory, S&OP balances out planning errors

In theory, S&OP balances out planning errors

Easier does not always means better

Easier does not always means better

How many software products are needed for planning?

How many software products are needed for planning?

Division of labor in supply chain

Division of labor in supply chain

Dolus Bonus: A vendor has the right to lie...

Dolus Bonus: A vendor has the right to lie...

Slower, lower, weaker!

Slower, lower, weaker!

When you want to discontinue planning module of an ERP

When you want to discontinue planning module of an ERP

Supply chain managers trying to do their work...

Supply chain managers trying to do their work...

Mathematical formulas can be both elegant and irrelevant

Mathematical formulas can be both elegant and irrelevant

Exaggerated planning is the most common cause of corporate death

Exaggerated planning is the most common cause of corporate death

Groundbreaking innovations are seldom incremental

Groundbreaking innovations are seldom incremental

Stock is stock - whatever you call it

Stock is stock - whatever you call it

Lead time is also uncertain

Lead time is also uncertain

Demand sensing

Demand sensing

Bureaucracy: Doing something doesn't equal improving something

Bureaucracy: Doing something doesn't equal improving something

Adequate decision policy is the way

Adequate decision policy is the way

Supply chain is not about being right

Supply chain is not about being right

Same same but different

Same same but different

The right level of inventory is a questions of perspective

The right level of inventory is a questions of perspective

Supply chains are living creatures that only stop evolving once they are dead

Supply chains are living creatures that only stop evolving once they are dead

Average demand never creates supply chain disruptions

Average demand never creates supply chain disruptions

Let's assume your supply chain is a sphere...

Let's assume your supply chain is a sphere...

Ferris wheel of rolling demand planning

Ferris wheel of rolling demand planning

Forecast value added...

Forecast value added...

Assume that your competitors aren't idiots...

Assume that your competitors aren't idiots...

The goal of supply chain is not to fall

The goal of supply chain is not to fall

Supply chain constraints eat demand forecast for breakfast

Supply chain constraints eat demand forecast for breakfast

Price elasticity depends on ambient price signals

Price elasticity depends on ambient price signals

Demand doesn't fall from the sky

Demand doesn't fall from the sky

Digital supply chains remain a material challenge

Digital supply chains remain a material challenge

Production of goods creates its own demand

Production of goods creates its own demand

When you want to migrate your ERP

When you want to migrate your ERP

Any improvements made anywhere besides the bottleneck are an illusion

Any improvements made anywhere besides the bottleneck are an illusion

Supply chain is Excel all the way down

Supply chain is Excel all the way down

There are no two supply chains that are identical

There are no two supply chains that are identical

Supply Chain World Structure

Supply Chain World Structure

The ‘need’ for a product is relative.

The ‘need’ for a product is relative.

The law of small numbers in supply chain: large numbers are made small again.

The law of small numbers in supply chain, large numbers are made small again.

When arrival rate exceeds service throughput, wait time becomes infinite.

When arrival rate exceeds service throughput, wait time becomes infinite.

If demand suddenly increases, lead times do so as well!

If demand suddenly increases, lead times do so as well!

It’s easier to move the warehouse than to migrate the warehouse system

It’s easier to move the warehouse than to migrate the warehouse system.

Outliers are the standards in supply chain

‘Outliers' are the standard in Supply Chain. 'When things go wrong, they go really wrong...