The Supply Chain and Inventory Planning Blog

Advice From Four Decades of Supply Chain Leadership

An interview with James Jacobe, supply chain leader and subject matter expert.

James' background combines extensive expertise and leadership in...

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“Just Have It” - Is this the new trend in inventory ownership?

“Just have it” inventory…have you heard of it? It’s the more audacious, unapologetic, more expensive (or so they say) alternative to “just in time”...

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What S&OP is and why you need it

Sales and operations planning (S&OP) is one of the most critical processes you can implement into your business. If you haven’t heard of it, or...

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Should You Raise Your Retail Prices?

You may have noticed your car is a little bit more expensive to fill up, or that guac is even more extra these days. Inflation is certainly upon us....

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How to Plan your Inventory for Holiday 2021

With so many changes to consumer spending habits, it can be difficult to keep up with what consumers want and need. This holiday season is no...

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What You Can Learn from the Brands That are Staying Resilient

With supply chain bottlenecks, inflated costs, and inventory shortages, CPG brands today are facing the perfect recipe for challenging sales and...

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What You Need to do with that Black Friday/Cyber Monday Analysis

The mega shopping event has come to a close and by now you likely know if you met your goals or not. But what about the details? The analysis of this...

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How Passport Shipping is Helping Brands Go Global

An interview with co-founder and CEO of Passport Shipping, Alex Yancher

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Insights from a Founder Turned Investor

An interview with Gautam Gupta, an early stage investor with an operator mindset.

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Top 5 Things to know about a Role in Demand Planning

By now, you may be familiar with what Demand Planning is. This process of quantifying consumer interest is multi faceted and requires the planner to...

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