Steve Banker, service director of supply chain management at ARC Advisory Group, offers his perspective on the JDA Flowcasting Solution, the next wave of demand-driven supply chain management. In April of this year, JDA announced that it had productized a Flowcasting solution. Previously, RedPrairie, a firm that merged with JDA last year, had a joint…Read More
Earlier this year, PwC conducted a global survey of Consumer Goods and Retail CEOs to get their thoughts on the economic outlook for their marketplace, the key issues they face, and the importance of their supply chains in a multi-channel world. Supply Chain Nation spoke with Lee Gill, JDA vice president retail strategy EMEA, to…Read More
To thrive, companies must have the ability to synchronize their demand and supply plans to that of their customers – especially now when critical-mass retailers have more influence than ever over manufacturing supply chain planning.
Supplier and retailer trading partners need to effectively collaborate at the shelf level to improve on on-self availability, remove unnecessary inventory across enterprises and set new strategies that leverage cost savings across the entire value chain.Read More