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Demand Planning Vs. Demand Forecasting

Though they are unmistakably linked, demand planning and demand forecasting are not the same thing. We explain the key differences and similarities between them and demonstrate why forecast accuracy is essential to demand planning and to the overall S&OP...

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Demand-Planning
demand-forecasting
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Why Clean Data Is Crucial to Demand Planning and Forecast Accuracy

Just as high-quality ingredients are essential to the finest meals, large sets of clean data are a prerequisite for producing highly accurate demand forecasts.

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demand-forecasting
forecast-accuracy
Data
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The New Rules of Demand Planning for 2020 & Beyond [Complete Guide + eBook]

In a year marked by unprecedented changes, our demand planning eBook is the essential guide to navigating the new normal of CPG. We explain why automation, data, and AI are vital to high forecast accuracy, supply chain efficiencies, and consumer insights.

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Demand-Planning
Supply-Chain-Strategy
Data
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21 Best Practices for Demand Planning and Forecasting Professionals [Actionable Guide + Expert Methods]

Demand planning is a complex process, that's for sure, especially given how quickly consumer behavior and market conditions can change. In this guide, we detail how automation, AI, and data science can bring your company's forecasts to the next level.

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demand-forecasting
Demand-Planning
Supply-Chain-Strategy
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A Guide to Demand Forecasting In Retail [Best Practices, Tips, & Techniques]

Give your retail business the demand planning insights you need to be efficient and scale. In this full guide we give you all the best practices, tips, and techniques to conquer demand forecasting in retail.

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demand-forecasting
Supply-Chain-Strategy
Data
SaaS
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Q&A: Todd Hale, Consumer Research Expert

A wide-ranging conversation with the former SVP of Consumer and Shopper Insights at Nielsen about wellness claims, meal kits, delivery, e-commerce, the future of automation and the vital role of data in the world of CPG.

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Ecommerce
CPG-Insights
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How to Leverage AI and Upgrade Your Demand Planning Process in the New Year

After a year of incredible and rapid change in the CPG industry, here are four sure-fire steps on how to leverage artificial intelligence in your sales and operations process (S&OP) and realize quantifiable efficiencies across your supply chain.

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Demand-Planning
Data
ai-automation
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My Unconventional Path to Building the Future of Supply Chain

The Unioncrate Story: The people I’ve met and the lessons I’ve learned over the years continue to influence how I live my life and run my company.

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