Supply Chain

Capacity utilization in demand and capacity planning

10 Causes of Demand Variability in Operations & Supply Chain

10 Causes of Demand Variability in Operations & Supply Chain Understanding, anticipating and reducing demand variability is a key role of supply chain management.   Variation in demand can significantly impact many areas of a business, and so identifying the causes aids with demand planning and forecasting, both crucial for optimizing resource allocation and enhancing

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SCM supply chain management: efficient vs responsive

What is Supply Chain Management?

What is Supply Chain Management? Almost every organization delivering a product or service sits within a supply chain of other organizations. Whilst we typically focus on the performance of our own organization, it’s essential to remember that we can only be successful if our “whole” supply chain is successful. “Supply Chains Complete, Not Companies” Martin

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Toilet paper rolls stacked in a supermarket aisle

Supply Chain Management and The Great Toilet Paper Panic of 2020

The Covid-induced panic of 2020 not only rattled nerves but also supply chains, with toilet paper becoming an unexpected casualty. As panic-buying swept through supermarkets, shelves once brimming with rolls of toilet paper were left bare. This frenzy triggered a domino effect across the supply chain, from distributors struggling to keep up with demand to manufacturers scrambling to increase production.

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