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Are you still using Excel for Forecasting and Planning?

Are you still using Excel for Forecasting and Planning?

Some of the big names who have used our services and expertise include Honeywell, Pepsi Foods, Brown-Forman, Labatt, Yaskawa, Coleman, McCain Foods, Lindt and many other small and medium size companies.

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Questions on Advanced Demand Management Training Workshop

Questions on Advanced Demand Management Training Workshop

We have received several queries about our next Advanced Demand Management workshop. Below are some of the FAQs. What is “Advanced” about this workshop? The workshop content offer sessions on demand sensing, demand consensus,...

My MAPE is begative

Help my MAPE is negative!

I have heard frequently calls for help saying MAPE is high or other complaints saying MAPE is unreliable. Recently we encountered two situations where the calculated MAPE and even the WMAPE were negative. When...

bullwhip-effect

Bull-whipping or driving the Demand?

  Bullwhip effect is a phenomenon of demand being overestimated or underestimated as it passes through various stages of supply chain resulting in exaggerated supply fluctuations. The increased variability in demand at successive stages...