Why Back Orders are the Bane of Supply Chain

As a supplier in a supply chain, it’s vital to recognise when you have a back order problem and, make no mistake, it is a problem. There are a number of reasons why back orders are the bane of supply chain—the ugly stepchild of good-looking line-fill rates. Back...
Sales & Operational Planning Myths

Sales & Operational Planning Myths

Myth #1: “We don’t need S&OP in our department; that’s a ‘supply chain thing.’ ” Reality: Yes, it is a supply chain thing – and a sales & marketing thing – and a manufacturing thing – and a finance thing – and an R&D thing – and, last but not least,...