Your Sales Plan is NOT a Forecast!

Your Sales Plan is NOT a Forecast! by Jeff Harrop – Supply Chain Educator and Consultant Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps, for he is the only animal that is struck with the difference between what things are and what they ought to be. – William Hazlitt (1778-1830) A Ferrari has a […]

Resilience for Supply Chain Decarbonisation

Resilience for Supply Chain Decarbonisation by Dr. Shereen Nassar, Global Director of Logistics Studies and Director of MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management Suite at Heriot-Watt University Dubai Global supply chain disruption has become commonplace, forcing the industry to see beyond the traditional means of working. Especially the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way the […]

Piecing Together the SIOP Process

Piecing Together the SIOP Process by Madeline Smith, Supply Chain Management Consultant at Clarkston Consulting Sales, Inventory, Operations Plan (SIOP) is a process within many successful supply chain organizations that recognizes the integral relationship between all departments in the company, but how do you piece together an SIOP process? Read below for a guide to solving the […]

LogiSYM Supply Chain Magazine – November 2022

Your Sales plan is NOT a Forecast This edition covers strategies for achieving a circular economy through community involvement, differentiating sales plans from forecasts, building resilience in supply chains for carbon reduction, and understanding the components of the Sales Inventory and Operations Planning (SIOP) process. Articles in this edition include: