Gartner research indicates that traditional supply chain planning will not work in a fast-paced digital world. Today’s supply chain planning leaders need to automate key parts of supply chain planning and let planners focus on value-added activities.
So many companies see a sales increase as a panacea, and yet when sales do grow, they struggle fulfilling demand or experience cost issues attempting to fulfill all demand. Soon enough the pendulum ride begins. Sales go up, inventory becomes excessive; and then cost issues emerge, inventory drops and customers are disappointed.
The planning market is evolving rapidly to meet the needs of retailers and distributors who want to squeeze more profit out of their supply chain - while ensuring products are available to customers at exactly the right time and place. As customers continue to act faster, expect more, and buy in completely new ways, the need for precise, financially-optimized planning is greater than ever.
This eBook reveals how cloud-native supply chain planning is disrupting traditional models. Discover how more data and virtually unlimited processing power delivers higher service levels, lower costs and better overall margins for a typical hardgoods distributor. Download this eBook now and see the difference by the numbers.
Cloud-native supply chain planning platforms allow for a more informative set of analytics, real-time inventory insights and informed buying decisions. This eBook exposes how traditional supply chain planning tools simply can't keep up with increasing demands of an increasingly complex supply chain environment.