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Monitoring Update: Continued semiconductor shortages disrupt end-to-end automotive supply chains

2022-02-09T10:37:50+00:00

Monitoring Update: Continued semiconductor shortages disrupt end-to-end automotive supply chains This blog builds further on our blog post of July 2021. This blog post discussed the semiconductor shortage and its impact on the automotive sector. In this blog, we will provide an update on how this shortage has evolved. Furthermore, we will [...]

Monitoring Update: Continued semiconductor shortages disrupt end-to-end automotive supply chains2022-02-09T10:37:50+00:00

How to navigate your healthcare supply chain through an unpredictable flu season

2021-10-13T15:39:21+00:00

How to navigate your healthcare supply chain through an unpredictable flu season "The flu? Did you mean Covid-19?" This might be the first reaction coming to mind when reading the title of this blog. Many Western countries are making progress to manage the covid-19 pandemic and the Delta variant with double-digit [...]

How to navigate your healthcare supply chain through an unpredictable flu season2021-10-13T15:39:21+00:00

Monitoring demand & supply imbalances in the automotive industry following economic disruptions

2021-07-06T10:31:20+00:00

Monitoring demand & supply imbalances in the automotive industry following economic disruptions The path of economic recovery From March 2020 onwards, we have all experienced the effects of COVID-19 and its lockdown on our business. Over the last few months, we saw clear signs of economic recovery across different industries. Initially, [...]

Monitoring demand & supply imbalances in the automotive industry following economic disruptions2021-07-06T10:31:20+00:00

5 relevant macro-economic indicators to monitor in your forecasting process

2021-11-08T15:43:05+00:00

5 relevant macro-economic indicators to monitor in your forecasting process The shockwave In March and April 2020, global economies have experienced an unprecedented global decrease in economic activities due to partial or full lockdown measures as a consequence of the corona virus outbreak. By the summer of 2020 the very worst [...]

5 relevant macro-economic indicators to monitor in your forecasting process2021-11-08T15:43:05+00:00

Adding PMI to your forecasting process for better visibility

2021-11-08T15:41:54+00:00

Adding PMI to your forecasting process for better visibility WHAT The Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) is a leading indicator which gives insights on the current direction of economic trends in both the manufacturing and service industries. The index captures whether multiple market conditions are expanding, contracting or remaining stable based on [...]

Adding PMI to your forecasting process for better visibility2021-11-08T15:41:54+00:00

Limitations of traditional statistical forecasting techniques

2022-02-09T10:04:07+00:00

Limitations of traditional statistical forecasting techniques Statistical forecasting is probably the most wrongly applied analytical technique in history. When applied right it can function as a strong quantitative baseline for your forecasting and decision-making processes. However, be cautious when using traditional statistical forecasting techniques in case of significant sales turning points [...]

Limitations of traditional statistical forecasting techniques2022-02-09T10:04:07+00:00

Business insider: The role of demand management anno 2018

2021-11-08T15:36:45+00:00

One year ago, we listed some of the things that we believe would matter today in the demand management field. To our experience, we feel that our thoughts and assumptions were right! (See blogpost here) These assumptions are confirmed when we look at what industry observers envision for the future of the [...]

Business insider: The role of demand management anno 20182021-11-08T15:36:45+00:00

When an alphabet of hurricanes disrupts your business

2017-11-10T13:02:19+00:00

Mother Nature can be fickle and her force relentless. The hurricanes that raged through the Carribean and the Southern part of the United States are proof of the devastating power nature can have on the land and its people. After the destruction, the time to rebuild has come in these areas.  For [...]

When an alphabet of hurricanes disrupts your business2017-11-10T13:02:19+00:00