How To Leverage Artificial Intelligence in Your Supply Chain

Marc Fuller May 01, 2020

Introduction: Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been a buzzword in supply chains for over a decade.  The promises of leveraging machine learning to deliver predictive and prescriptive analytics.

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How Service Levels and Inventory Can Impact an Organization

Marc Fuller March 03, 2020

Connecting Inventory Levels and Service Levels: Most of us agree that the high-level goal of inventory optimization is to reduce inventory levels while optimizing for desired service levels or.

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Replenishment Models vs. MRP Systems

John Denzel December 02, 2019

  The Challenges with MRP: MRP Systems have been used for decades to help with material planning. The promise has been an MRP system can tell the user what, when, and how many items are required. 

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It is Not Supplier Lead Time - It is Your Lead Time

John Denzel November 13, 2019

There is an old saying in operations management; “You need to manage your supply chain, or it will manage you.” Few fields in your MRP system impact the amount of inventory in your supply chain as.

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True Cost of Inventory

John Denzel September 15, 2019

  Big Picture Costs of Inventory Companies often miss the bigger picture. Recently, we have taken a small step as some companies now talk about landed costs

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The Right Way to Determine a Targeted Service Level

John Denzel September 08, 2019

  Understand Expected Service Levels The first step in determining the “right” inventory level is to understand the expected service level associated with that inventory. 

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