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Leveraging Scenario Planning for S&OP Decision Support

AIMMS

Sales and Operations Planning has become the preferred method to facilitate clear and formal communication between the demand and supply sides of a business. To address this, Gartner advises organizations to adopt scenario planning for S&OP.

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Scenario Planning - Face it You are WRONG!

10xLogistics

I want to discuss some thoughts I have on scenario planning and why I think this skill is the future of supply chain management and planning. As great supply chain managers, we all like to show how great we are with math and how great we are with developing algorithms to come up with “the number”. Rather, the supply chain manager should think of the number as the first step in a multi-step process to develop and document different scenarios which could occur.

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Scenario Planning Trigger Points: Creating an Integrated Response to Scenarios

Supply Chain Brain

In this webinar, we provide insights on how to best utilize Integrated Scenario Planning as a decision-making tool by understanding Trigger Points, Response Plans, and related Roles & Responsibilities

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Scenario Planning Trigger Points – Creating an Integrated Response to Scenarios

Supply Chain Brain

Scenario Planning is crucial to the response and recovery to changes in our environment. This has always been true and is talked about everywhere in business planning today.

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Getting Started With Scenario Modeling in Supply Chain Network Design

To build your supply chain’s agility and responsiveness, you need to look at scenarios more frequently instead of relying on a single plan. Let’s explore how you can apply scenario modeling in supply chain network design.

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Worst Case Scenarios for Freight Brokers with Lisa Bruno

The Logistics of Logistics

Worst Case Scenarios for Freight Brokers with Lisa Bruno. Lisa Bruno and Joe Lynch talk about the worst case scenarios for freight brokers. CarrierDirect is a management consulting and technology development firm focused on transportation, logistics, and supply chain.

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Network Visibility and Supply Chain Planning Work Better Together

Logistics Viewpoints

Infor is one example of a supplier that offers both advanced visibility and supply chain planning. Supply chain practitioners are beginning to understand the same is true for supply chain planning (SCP) and multi-enterprise supply chain network solutions.

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IBP Scenario Modeling for Recovery, Restructuring and Resilience

AIMMS

Those that also leverage scenarios in IBP are even better prepared to deal with the supply chain shocks caused by COVID-19. Our second webinar delved deeper into the technology aspect, focusing on analytical capabilities and scenario modeling.

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Supply Chain Planning for Dummies

Logistics Viewpoints

S upply chain planning requires constraints to be mapped. Supply chain management has been in the news. But the intricacies of supply chain management are beyond the grasp of most. One key solution used to help manage complex supply chains is supply chain planning (SCP).

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Leveraging Scenario Planning for S&OP Decision Support

AIMMS

Sales and Operations Planning has become the preferred method to facilitate clear and formal communication between the demand and supply sides of a business. To address this, Gartner advises organizations to adopt scenario planning for S&OP.

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Supply Chain Planning Maturity – How Do You Compare to Peers?

Today's supply chains are networked, global ecosystems. An event upstream in a different country or region can cause considerable disruption downstream. The COVID-19 pandemic is an extreme example of how this unfolds in practice. How prepared are supply chain teams to react and recover, from a planning maturity stance? Download this report to get exclusive insights on planning maturity!

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Digital Transformation Journey in Supply Chain Planning

Logistics Viewpoints

For businesses of all sizes, the digital transformation of supply chain planning became the most important initiative. . The goal of digital transformation in supply chain planning functions is to create a Digital Twin that is the digital replica of the supply chain.

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Spending too much time on data crunching, not enough on resilient planning decisions? You’re not alone.

AIMMS

Supply chain data is critical to the planning function. Our recent Planning Maturity Assessment shows that 4 5 % of organizations are satisfied with their data quality, to some degree. How much time are supply chain teams spending on data?

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Tata Steel Europe’s Connected Planning Journey

Logistics Viewpoints

Part of their transformation includes a journey to implement and improve their connected planning capabilities. Connected planning, based on the Anaplan solution, improves both their profitability and their service capabilities. Tata Steel Europe has a complex supply chain.

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Autonomous Planning in Supply Chain: 4 Must-Haves for Next-Generation Platforms

Logistics Viewpoints

When the pandemic started in 2020, no one could foresee the impacts of the global supply chain disturbances would last this long. Now the new norm is constant change, and agility is the name of the game when it comes to supply chain planning. Supply Chain Planning

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The Great Supply Chain Gear-Up: Sustainability and Agility for 2023

Speaker: Peter Kraemer, Chief Supply Officer of Anheuser-Busch InBev

Join Peter Kraemer, Chief Supply Officer of Anheuser-Busch InBev, for an insightful overview of general supply chain best practices, how to build a more sustainable supply chain, and navigating post-pandemic supply challenges.

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Black Swan Planning in the Supply Chain

Logistics Bureau

We can’t always plan for all circumstances, particularly in Supply Chain. But we need to at least ‘think through’ some worst-case scenarios and have some conceptual plans in place. So how good is your Supply Chain Planning?

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Supply Chain Design: Why Scenario Modeling is a Gamechanger?

AIMMS

The post Supply Chain Design: Why Scenario Modeling is a Gamechanger? appeared first on AIMMS

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Scenario Modeling Is Now Crucial for Supply Chain Network Design

AIMMS

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed many risks and uncertainties in supply chain networks. Materials shortages , demand fluctuations and plan t closures have led many organizations to revisit their supplier relationships, as well as distribution and production locations.

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Making Supply Chain Planning Agile With Modular Planning Technologies

Logistics Viewpoints

“May you live in interesting times,” widely attributed as a Chinese curse, some claim this as a blessing; whichever side you take, this is exactly what’s happening in the supply chain world since 2020, and it looks like we will be living with this blessing/curse for a while longer.

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The Essential Supply Chain Network Design Tooling Checklist

Dedicated supply chain network design software is fuelled by intuitive scenario analysis capabilities and powerful mathematical optimization. Answer 10 relevant questions to see if advanced network design & scenario modeling technology can help you.

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Google Cloud Supply Chain with Paula Natoli

The Logistics of Logistics

Google Cloud Supply Chain with Paula Natoli. Paula Natoli and Joe Lynch discuss the Google Cloud supply chain and the solutions they provide to their logistics and supply chain customers. Key Takeaways: Google Cloud Supply Chain. Supply Chain Twin and Pulse.

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IBP Scenario Modeling for Recovery, Restructuring and Resilience

AIMMS

Those that also leverage scenarios in IBP are even better prepared to deal with the supply chain shocks caused by COVID-19. Our second webinar delved deeper into the technology aspect, focusing on analytical capabilities and scenario modeling.

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Getting Started with Scenario Modeling in Supply Chain Network Design

AIMMS

The post Getting Started with Scenario Modeling in Supply Chain Network Design appeared first on AIMMS

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Editor’s Choice: The TikTok Effect on Demand Planning

Logistics Viewpoints

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Choice” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice. Or, why you need demand planning for going viral on social media. How do you plan for a social media-driven demand spike?

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Best Practices to Model Carbon Costs in Supply Chain Network Design

How to model carbon costs in your supply chain design? Make conscious choices by comparing scenarios indicating at which points in the supply chain carbon emissions occur and achieve the right balance between sustainability and cost.

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[Editor’s Pick] Supply Chain Planning: What Would Don Draper Do?

Talking Logistics

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics.

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7 Pitfalls of Stalled IBP Initiatives and How to Overcome Them

AIMMS

In practice, many IBP journeys start from the supply chain. As our recent supply chain planning research shows, VPs of supply chain and operations typically retain ownership of the planning process as well. Supply chain teams look for certainty in a demand plan.

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How Disruptions like Coronavirus Test The Resilience Of Supply Chain Planning

AIMMS

The virus continues to compromise supply chains and disrupt companies at a troubling rate, but a re businesses prepared from a supply chain planning perspective? . The era of globalization has enabled supply chains to be broader and more connected.

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One Multinational’s Supply Chain Transformation Journey

Logistics Viewpoints

A large multinational is undergoing an impressive supply chain transformation that will run through 2023. While the company has several different goals, two key focuses are improved agility and resilience, and more autonomous planning. A Complex Supply Chain. Autonomous Planning.

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New Planning Maturity Assessment

In today's new supply chain paradigm, resilience and agility are key. Is your planning process fit enough to keep up with the pace of change? Is your tech stack helping or hindering your progress? Take AIMMS's new quiz to uncover learnings and benchmark yourself against peers!

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Supply Chain Planning Solutions are Not Just for the Big Boys

Logistics Viewpoints

Companies implementing supply chain planning (SCP) have traditionally been very big companies or companies with complex supply chains. Supply chain planning is not just for the big boys. It is complex software made for a more complex supply chain,” Mr. Morgan said.

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Mitigating Supply-Side Service Risks with AI

Talking Logistics

In September, 2021, we asked members of our Indago supply chain research community — who are all supply chain and logistics executives from manufacturing, retail, and distribution companies – “Is your company becoming more supply driven?”

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AI-based Configuration: The Future of Optimized Transportation Planning

Logistics Viewpoints

By using this approach and running it against a representative data set, the system can produce optimization scenarios much more quickly than through human configuration. The post AI-based Configuration: The Future of Optimized Transportation Planning appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

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Three Scenarios for True Collaboration Across the Supply Chain

Supply Chain Brain

How do you know when a collaborative tool will benefit your supply chain environment

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Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Want to build your internal capability, reduce costs and make better decisions? It's easier than you think. This on-demand webinar shares research findings from Supply Chain Insights, including the top 5 obstacles that bog you down when trying to improve your network design efforts.

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Network Supply Chain Transformation at UScellular

Logistics Viewpoints

The Association for Supply Chain Management ( ASCM ) hosted its annual conference, ASCM CONNECT , on September 18 – 20 in Chicago. As such, I assumed that supply chain wasn’t a core competency. Network Supply Chain Restructure.

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The Promised Land of Synchronized Supply Chain Planning and Execution

Talking Logistics

Robinson announced a partnership with SAS to “unlock a new era of dynamic business planning for Retail and CPG companies.” Read more The Promised Land of Synchronized Supply Chain Planning and Execution. Earlier this month, C.H.

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Solvoyo’s Take on Supply Chain Planning

Logistics Viewpoints

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to speak with Nil Durak, Chief Operating Officer at Solvoyo as part of ARC’s Supply Chain Forum. Second, why has the supply chain planning market performed so well in the midst of a pandemic? Supply Chain Planning Market Growth.

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Bridging the Gap Between Supply Chain Design and Planning

Talking Logistics

From demand shifts and evolving customer preferences, to new product introductions and sales strategies, volatility creates a continuously moving target for supply chain managers. But most enterprise planning systems weren’t designed to rapidly adapt to these changes—they were designed for problems that have already been solved! As Gartner emphasizes, today’s rapidly changing business environment requires bimodal supply chains — combining both efficiency and agility.

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How to Achieve True Net-Zero Emissions: An Action Plan for Supply Chain Leaders

To achieve sustainability, many firms set lofty net-zero emissions goals. However, meeting them is easier said than done. This GEP whitepaper shows why supply shain leaders should take steps now, and offers an action plan for moving forward.