Forecasting and Planning

Forecasting and Planning

Learn about sales forecasts, insights, and demand and supply plans

  • Forecasting and Planning

    9 Articles

  • Demand Planning

    2020-07-02

    Demand planning tells you how much inventory you can expect to sell. It helps identify potential expansions, as well as potential threats.

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  • What Is a Supply Plan?

    2020-10-23

    What is a supply plan? How can it help you maintain a well-oiled supply chain? How do you calculate a good supply plan?

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  • Understanding Demand Sensing

    2020-11-03

    Understanding demand sensing can lead to a smooth, well-oiled supply chain for even the most desired products. Forecasting is a must.

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  • How to Create a Demand Plan in Retail Link

    2021-02-25

    Learn how to create a demand plan in Retail Link DSS with this step-by-step guide, including calculating target weeks of supply.

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  • How to Plan Production Around Chinese New Year

    2021-06-03

    Want to learn how to plan production around Chinese New Year? We go over some forecasting tips to make sure you can meet demand.

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  • How Does Demand Sensing Work?

    2020-11-04

    How does demand sensing work? Here are some methods for integrating and making the most of demand sensing and forecasts.

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  • The Bullwhip Effect and How to Prevent It

    2020-07-01

    What is the bullwhip effect in supply chain? How do you prevent it? It is a fault that gives rise to artificial supply and demand ups and downs.

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  • What is the Economic Order Quantity (EOQ)?

    2020-08-20

    What is Economic Order Quantity (EOQ)? How is the EOQ calculated? How does it impact inventory and retail orders?

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  • Demand Sensing in the Walmart Supply Chain

    2020-11-09

    What is demand sensing in supply chain? How does Walmart use it to maintain inventory, even in the face of crises like COVID-19?

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