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How to Improve the Accuracy of Your Forecasts


Increased competition, lower margins, and more customer demands mean that distributors have to provide better product availability and more services with fewer profit dollars. To accomplish this, estimates of future use of stocked items must be as accurate as possible. Discover how analyzing weighted averages, trend factors, and other formulas can help you accurately anticipate—and manage—future demand for your products.

early forecasting accuracy  until late April or early May. Forecasts for February, March and April should have no effect on your current replenishment plans. Identify Products Whose Future Demand Cannot be Forecast We''ve spent a lot of time discussing how to accurately forecast future demand of products. Unfortunately, like lottery winners, future usage of some products cannot be accurately predicted. These items tend to have sporadic or irregular usage. Here is the usage history of one of these products: January February March Read More

Impressive Enterprise Resource Planning Solution Gets A Little Help From Its Friends


Despite impressive product depth and breadth (for instance, customer relationship management [CRM], workflow, traceability, and quality management are provided natively), Strategic Systems International (SSI) has longstanding partnerships with several best-of-breed specialists.

early forecasting accuracy  . Holistic Inventory Optimization Early in the 2000s, the company launched a partnership with UK-based Barloworld Optimus, whose inventory optimization Optimiza tools (privately labeled as the TROPOS Optimiza module by SSI) have helped many user companies cut stock levels while simultaneously improving product availability. Optimus has an innovative inventory management methodology, whose aim is, like many other inventory optimization products to enable clients to reduce investment in stock while at the Read More

ToolsGroup Embeds Machine Learning Technology in Demand Forecasting


ToolsGroup, a provider of demand analytics and supply chain planning (SCP) software, claims to be the first vendor in its class to embed machine learning into a commercially available demand forecasting product. The new technology has been proven to significantly improve forecast accuracy in major global customer installations.

early forecasting accuracy  those successful new products early on allows companies to determine the most advantageous way to allocate additional marketing, purchasing and replenishment resources to up and coming products.   For more background see TEC ’s previous blog post on ToolsGroup . Read More

SmartOps Steps Out in to the Cloud SCM


SmartOps Corporation is a quiet provider of supply chain planning (SCP) solutions that right-size inventory and capture more sales (by way of managing demand) for global enterprises that compete in complexity and uncertainty of their global supply chains. Deploying SmartOps’ solutions has dramatically improved supply chain performance at more than 50 Fortune 1000 and global 2000 companies in

early forecasting accuracy  Cloud-based Demand Sensing In early July 2012, SmartOps announced the availability of Enterprise Demand Sensing (EDS) - a brand new cloud-based analytics application to predict demand trends in order to boost sales, reduce stock-outs, and reduce expediting costs. EDS is the first application constructed from scratch on the company’s new multitenant platform as a service (PaaS) intended for cloud deployment. The new SmartOps cloud platform (live as of July 1, 2012) is built on open source components Read More

The Three Rs of RFID: Rewards, Risk, and ROI


Prominent organizations and retailers, such as Walmart and the US Department of Defense are taking advantage of radio frequency identification, which promises real time tracking of products from the manufacturing floor to the checkout terminal. Despite the typical risks associated with adopting any early-stage technology, the competitive advantage and bottom-line business benefits of RFID are significant to both retailers and suppliers. It can significantly decrease warehouse, distribution, and inventory costs; increase margins; and enhance customer service.

early forecasting accuracy  best practice. Rewards for Early Adopters RFID holds promise for significant bottom-line benefits, including Reduced warehouse and distribution labor costs : Warehouse and distribution costs typically represent 2 to 4 percent of operating expenses for retailers. Replacing point-and-read, labor-intensive operations with sensors that track pallets, cases, cartons, and individual products anywhere in the facility can significantly reduce labor, resulting in 30 percent or more in savings. Reduced Read More

Inbound Fax Routing


Fax technology can provide accuracy in routing and delivery. An inbound fax routing solution gives you many options for directing received faxes. This allows you to determine the destination of your received faxes, and stipulate multiple choices for the fax delivery format. No need to let your faxes go astray—an inbound fax routing solution will keep your faxes on the right path.

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Case Study: Campbell Soup Company


After expanding its product lines and accelerating product roll-outs, the Campbell Soup Company needed to align demand forecasting and supply chain planning with its new, more dynamic business model. Learn how the company’s new solution helped it improve inventory forecasting, adapt to day-to-day changes in demand, enhance long-range production planning and risk management, and spend more time on strategic activities.

early forecasting accuracy  Study: Campbell Soup Company After expanding its product lines and accelerating product roll-outs, the Campbell Soup Company needed to align demand forecasting and supply chain planning with its new, more dynamic business model. Learn how the company’s new solution helped it improve inventory forecasting, adapt to day-to-day changes in demand, enhance long-range production planning and risk management, and spend more time on strategic activities. Read More

ESRI


Esri began in 1969 as a small research group focused on land-use planning. The company's early mission was to organize and analyze geographic information to help land planners and land resource managers make well-informed environmental decisions. Today, Esri's technology connects governments, industry leaders, academics, and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) with the analytic knowledge to make critical decisions. Headquartered in New York, New York (US), Esri has 2,900 employees, 10 regional offices in the US, and more than 80 distributors outside the US.

early forecasting accuracy  land-use planning. The company''s early mission was to organize and analyze geographic information to help land planners and land resource managers make well-informed environmental decisions. Today, Esri''s technology connects governments, industry leaders, academics, and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) with the analytic knowledge to make critical decisions. Headquartered in New York, New York (US), Esri has 2,900 employees, 10 regional offices in the US, and more than 80 distributors outside the US. Read More

Midwest Spring Manufacturing Company


Learn how Mid-West Spring Mfg. Co., a spring manufacturing and stamping wire forming company, improved inventory accuracy by nearly 100 percent, streamlined operations, enhanced customer service, and improved intelligent analysis.

early forecasting accuracy  improved inventory accuracy by nearly 100 percent, streamlined operations, enhanced customer service, and improved intelligent analysis. Read More

Collaborative Demand Planning


In theory, demand planning is the foundation for profitable operations. But in practice, it is often a difficult endeavor. Accuracy can fluctuate wildly, and companies tend to react to inaccuracies with new investments in technology, processes, and people. However, new investments do not guarantee better forecasts. There are often fundamental issues that need to be addressed before achieving positive results.

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9th ERP and BI Shootout, 23-25 Feb 2011, Orlando, FL, USA - Early Bird Prices Extended!


9th ERP and BI SHOOTOUT. Grand Bohemian Hotel. Orlando, Florida Calling all manufacturers and distributors:Hosted by the VAR Community and moderate...

early forecasting accuracy  Orlando, FL, USA - Early Bird Prices Extended! 9th ERP & BI Shootout, 23-25 Feb 2011, Orlando, FL, USA - Early Bird Prices Extended! EARLY-BIRD PRICING EXTENDED—DON''T MISS OUT!! 9th ERP and BI SHOOTOUT Grand Bohemian Hotel Orlando, Florida (US) Calling all manufacturers and distributors: Hosted by the VAR Community and moderated by Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC™) , and sponsored by IBM , the ERP Shootout is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for you and your team to see up to seven of the best in Read More

Connect and Optimize: Microsoft Dynamics Solutions in Industrial Equipment Manufacturing


Leading industrial equipment manufacturers are using new technology strategies to improve accuracy in quotations and configurations, improve customer satisfaction, increase supply chain visibility, and grow service revenues. Learn how to connect and optimize operations and create amazing customer experiences, for agility, low total cost of ownership, and fast time to market.

early forecasting accuracy  industrial equipment manufacturers, manufacturing ERP, industrial ERP, quotation accuracy, industrial supply chain processes Read More

Sun's StarPortal Opens Its Gates Early


Sun Microsystems Inc. has launched an "early access" program for its StarPortal desktop productivity suite.

early forecasting accuracy  StarPortal Opens Its Gates Early Event Summary December 22, 1999 (PC Week Online) - Sun Microsystems Inc. has launched an early access program for its StarPortal desktop productivity suite. Officials said the company has frozen the StarPortal software code and chosen partners to test features and functionality. Sun then will open up the program to more partners to test beta versions and deploy pilots. Along with selected application service providers, Internet service providers, and enterprise Read More

A3 Solutions, Inc.


A3 Solutions develops A3 Modeling, software for dashboards and budgeting forecasting consolidations. The company’s focuses include corporate performance management and balanced scorecards.

early forecasting accuracy  Solutions, Inc. A3 Solutions develops A3 Modeling, software for dashboards and budgeting forecasting consolidations. The company’s focuses include corporate performance management and balanced scorecards. Read More