Archive for Kinaxis

3 Reasons You Can’t Afford to Wait: Agility, Resiliency, and Sustainability

Supply chain is in the spotlight. It is the business function that is front and center – on top of the minds of consumers and executives. The global pandemic has ripped the rug out from under supply chains, but also highlighted its importance. Agility, resiliency, and sustainability are keys to supply chain survival, so you can’t afford to wait to invest in building these capabilities, which are entwined with each other. We can’t know what path the current disruption will take, only that there is [,,,]

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Advanced IBP Leads to Better Service and Profitability

The desire to improve service is the main reason many companies are investing in information technology (IT).  Achieving this goal is very difficult without a robust Integrated Business Planning (IBP) process, formerly known as Sales & Operations Planning.  The goal of sales and operations planning is to achieve high service levels by effectively balancing demand with supply.  This requires both internal and external collaboration.  Internally, at a minimum, the manufacturing, demand planning, and sales and […]

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