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I was frustrated daily about MRP replenishment plans and I finally found the solution

15 December 2020

It is with great confidence that I took a position as a procurement planner for Yoplait / General Mills early 2019. After all, I had several years of experience in the Supply Chain world. I started my career at Bel group for 4 years, joining as a production planner and then evolving in the implementation

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Flowlity wins European Supply Chain Startup Contest 2020

20 October 2020

The French start-up Flowlity won the European Supply Chain Start-up Pitch during the hybrid inNOWvate Supply Chain Event in the Dutch city of Utrecht on 13 October 2020. This prestigious competition is organized by Supply Chain Media. Flowlity received a clear majority of the 389 votes that were submitted by the audience watching online. Supply Chain Media publishes

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DDMRP is already obsolete. Brace yourself for the future of Supply Chain Planning !

26 May 2020

The DDMRP* method was invented by Carol Ptak and Chad Smith in 2011. I participated in the first European training session of the DDMRP in May 2013 given by Carol Ptak in Paris. I am therefore a CDDP (Certified Demand Driven Professional) from the very beginning. I was impressed at first sight by what Ms.

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The nonsense behind the current definition of inventory policies

29 April 2020

For years, the question ‘what is the right level of stock’ has been at the core of every organization. Being able to precisely determine that level allows to minimize the cost of inventory while achieving the target service level that allows to reach the desired brand positioning. However, we are forced to notice that nowadays

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Flowlity: Why and how to divide inventories and shortages by 2?

7 April 2020

The starting point Most companies are not really aware of the true cost of holding inventory. Every year, billions of dollars are lost in the distribution and manufacturing sectors: either in shortages or in excess inventory. See (1). In 2020, most companies are equipped with an ERP and have a good visibility over their current

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Covid-19: How to answer it and adapt our Supply Chains?

26 March 2020

The Coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis is probably the most important test the world has faced in the 21st century up to now. In just a few weeks, we have seen the health situation and the planet evolve in a completely unknown direction. What is most striking is that the impact is considerable both on society as

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