Manufacturing today is fraught with uncertainties in the supply chain due to a variety of global issues, including weather and exchange rates. You can counter supply problems with “safety stock.” But this extra inventory goes against the rules of an efficient lean environment. How can you stay demand driven, without a supply snafu? Find out how an information management system can help forecast your supply chain needs.
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purchasing and supplier management, accounting and inance, engineering, and, yes, even materials and planning. In fact, planning and the included simulation, collaboration, and communications functions are critical tools for detecting impending or developing change, determining the projected impact of the change (before it afects operations), identifying the best strategy for responding to the change, and implementing that strategy not only in the plant but through the entire supply chain. The pursuit of