The Supply Chain and Inventory Planning Blog

What is Demand Planning? A Brief Introduction

Demand planning, also known as inventory or merchandise planning and forecasting, is the process of calculating consumer interest in order to...

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Planning for Sales in the Corona-Economy

Are you stuck with a glut of inventory? Are you wondering how to thrive during this abnormal retail climate? The following guide highlights how to...

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Keeping Up with Supply Chain: 5 Trends Paving the Future of the Retail Industry

Supply Chain has often been viewed solely as an operational function, unlike its strategically creative counterpart, Marketing. But now more than...

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8 Ways to Deal with Excess Inventory

Are you stuck with inventory that isn’t selling fast enough? Perhaps you took a big bet and discovered some products weren’t as successful as you...

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9 Ways to Deal with Out-of-Stock Inventory

Did you sell out of a product too fast? Or maybe you’re facing supply chain challenges and delays in shipments. You’re not alone. Out of stock (OOS

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8 Ways to Build a Successful Planning Team

Some might believe that great leadership is among the traits you learn from experience. However, only a fifth of organizations claim to be...

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7 Ways to Accurately Measure the Health of your Inventory

With current stats highlighting a nearly 10% decline in retail sales YOY, it’s no surprise that the retail industry will experience an influx and...

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The Future of Supply Chain Podcast: An Interview with Rachel Liaw, CEO of Fuse

In this episode of our podcast, we chat with Fuse CEO & co-founder, Rachel Liaw. Rachel’s background consists of building software, managing...

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IMS/3PL/OMS/ERP/FUSE - Find Out Which One You Need

As straightforward as inventory seems, the ways of managing, tracking, planning, and ordering it can differ. Many retailers use a combination of...

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How our brands use Fuse to adapt to 2020

With the global economy facing extreme levels of disruption, many retailers are under pressure to pivot quickly in order to adapt. But the reality...

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