Get your Product Mix Right – From Local Optima to Organization-Wide Optima
A hassle-free supply chain model is always a dream for any industry whether it be CPG, Pharma or Electronics. Successful operations in any industry is all about striking the right balance between achieving the short-term business goals and aligning them with the long-term objectives. The article tries to capture some of the real time experiences that are being faced regularly by a supply chain professional in the CPG industry. Some of the key points highlighted are but not limited to conflicts between different stakeholders and KPIs, lack of end to end visibility and collaboration between the multi-tier supply chain processes, inability to act faster to the changing consumer demand needs, inventory mismanagement and prioritization.
Supply Chain Resilience
All companies are reliant on their supply chain systems. They are very much vulnerable to disruptions, which pose a threat to their businesses. This is where supply chain resilience comes into play. A resilient company can respond to disruptions quicker than its competitors. However, improving the resilience of the company is not a one-step process. Download this whitepaper to get a better understanding of why it is essential to do a thorough analysis of possible disruptions and design a supply chain that can mitigate risks.
9 Steps To Achieving S&OP Nirvana
Supply chains face an increasingly volatile and demanding marketplace. Incessant pressures, shrinking profits, security threats, rising demands, and distributed networks lead to stiff competition. However, these disruptions also present opportunities for optimizing technologies and developing winning strategies for success. Supply chains have catapulted Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) to being the single most important mechanism balancing operational commitments and functional constraints. S&OP enables enterprises to respond effectively to demand and supply variability, and serves as a proven risk management approach. Download this whitepaper to enable a future-ready supply chain with S&OP Best Practices.
Intrigo White Paper ― Adapting To SAP’s Integrated Business Planning, One Step At A Time
Recently, SAP announced its new supply chain strategy which enables companies to transition from supply chains to demand networks. With SAP’s introduction of solutions for IBP, this new strategy takes on the comprehensive needs of a modern supply chain and creates a demand-centric framework. Intrigo Systems offers a smooth and effective four-step transition process for forward-looking companies that realize the need to start their supply chain transformation.