Vol. 1: Downstream It’s a Forecast; Upstream It’s a Fact

THE HEADLINE FOR THIS COLUMN may seem like a riddle, but it’s intended as a succinct way to characterize the flow of forecasted order quantities up and down the supermarket supply chain. [Read more…]

Perpetual Inventory Procedures

IS YOUR PERPETUAL INVENTORY remaining accurate? If not, call us for a review of your procedures.  Here is a complete list of areas to consider: [Read more…]

Successful CGO implementation

Is your company struggling with Computer Generated Ordering (CGO) implementation?  Don’t give up, call us! Many retailers have had incredible success raising customer service and lowering inventory through CGO implementation.  If they can do it, so can you! [Read more…]

Are you ready for Spring?

As the weather changes, so does the selection of products that your customers want.  Companies that operate off of a demand based supply chain have the right quantities of the right products for their customers for any season!  Utilize your point of sale information to maximize seasonal sales and minimize inventory!  Contact Supply Chain Optimization for more information.

FMI 2010

Great meetings at FMI!  Thanks to all of the consumer packaged goods and software suppliers for taking your valuable time to meet.

Procurement training

SCO is familiar with a variety of procurement and statistical systems

Ad forecasting

Any forecasting system can predict turn-stock movement:  Supply Chain Optimization can assist you in assembling the science and systems that you need to forecast product sales for ads, weather changes and other event driven spikes in sales!

Meet Us @ FMI

Supply Chain Optimization will be at FMI 2010 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. Plan to meet with us May 11-12.

Visit the FMI website for more information about the conference or click here to send a message to let us know the best time to meet with you.