The Supply Chain and Inventory Planning Blog

How Ravacan is Building Competitive Supply Chains

An Interview with Anne-Sophie, CEO of Ravacan

 

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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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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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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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The Coronavirus and how it can affect your business

The recent outbreak of the Coronavirus has impacted many, including businesses with supply chain operations in the region. Aside from lost sales due...

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Excess inventory - bad for profitability AND the environment

Last month, Victoria’s Secret joined the list of retailers criticized for their harmful actions surrounding inventory disposals. A bystander found...

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How to Manage Undesirable Inventory Levels

Whether the result of the coronavirus pandemic or alternate circumstances, retailers may at some point find themselves with an undesirable amount of...

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4 major supply chain mistakes and the brands that endured them

As the old saying goes, everyone makes mistakes. From misinterpreting trends to software issues, it’s no surprise some retailers are paying closer...

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