Thursday, July 28, 2016

Supply Chain Action Blog | Actionable Insights to Prepare You for Next Week's Value Network Decisions

Supply Chain Action Blog | Actionable Insights to Prepare You for Next Week's Value Network Decisions:  "There is a process that is fast becoming a necessary and key component of both demand planning and sales and operations planning. I have heard it described as “forecastability”and “demand curve analysis”, among other terms, but, here, I will call it a “Demand Plan Sanity Check” or DPSC for short. I am seeing this across industries, but particularly in consumer products. The concept is simple – how does one identify the critical few forecasts that require the skill and experience of demand planners, so that planner brainpower is expended on making a difference and not hunting for a place to make a difference."