Pandemic Planning: How To Maintain A Smooth Flow

The pandemic dealt an unprecedented blow to global supply chains, with virtually all business leaders reporting disruptions to their strategic sourcing and supplier management processes. Yet some companies found ways to mitigate the impact to their operations. In Demand Driven Technologies’ Pandemic Planning series, we take a look at their stories—and how they leveraged DDMRP … Read more

Case Study: Plan Farther Ahead with DDMRP

The pandemic dealt an unprecedented blow to global supply chains, with virtually all business leaders reporting disruptions to their strategic sourcing and supplier management processes.   Yet some companies found ways to mitigate the impact to their operations. In Demand Driven Technology’s Pandemic Planning series, we take a look at their stories—and how they leveraged DDMRP to adjust to a changing landscape.  When … Read more

Case Study: Increasing In House Production

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The pandemic dealt an unprecedented blow to global supply chains, with virtually all business leaders reporting disruptions to their strategic sourcing and supplier management processes.   Yet some companies found ways to mitigate the impact to their operations. In Demand Driven Technology’s Pandemic Planning series, we take a look at their stories—and how they leveraged DDMRP to adjust to a changing landscape.  More … Read more

How Replenishment+ Solves Planners’ Biggest Problems

Production and inventory planners are critical to today’s companies, helping maximize resources and boost productivity throughout the manufacturing process. Their work affects a number of other departments, from warehouses and production facilities to finance, sales, and logistics. What do planners do all day? The results of a planner’s work are visible in the form of … Read more

How YUKO Lubricants Improved Supply Chain Flow

YUKO comprises modern automotive and industrial oils, lubricants, cooling and lubricating fluids, forming fluids, service products that comply with international quality standards. They have permits of automobile manufactures and are exported to more than 70+ countries of the CIS, USA, Europe, Africa and Asia. Yuko experienced a few challenges that are common among many supply … Read more

The Demand Driven Movement Then & Now

Sarah Barnes Humphrey from Let’s Talk Supply Chain and Erik Bush, CEO of Demand Driven Technologies sit down and discuss the various methodologies used throughout the decades and how they have influenced Demand Driven Material Requirements Planning (DDMRP).

Demand Driven Thought Leader Panel Discussion

In this panel discussion, DDI’s Co-founder Chad Smith, Debra Smith from CMG, CEO of Demand Driven Technologies Erik Bush, Deepak Mavatoor from TCS as well as Barry Anderson from Coca-Cola Beverages Africa take questions at our 2021 Global Conference.  Bernard Milian from DDTech moderates the discussion. The group covers topics including, the role of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence in the Demand Driven Methodology, … Read more

Does the Demand Driven methodology apply to my company?

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We are all different… The question is a recurring one. “We manufacture to order, is this relevant to us?” “For the automotive industry, yes, but we are in the aerospace industry, we have many more items!” “We have many constraints, is it compatible?” “It’s for large corporations, isn’t it? We are a SME!” “Okay for … Read more

The Perfect Production Schedule Doesn’t Exist

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Industry 4.0 and digitalization are on the rise. Technology is moving into our shop floors. LCD touch screens are gradually replacing physical boards and post-its. However, we must recognize that the vast majority of our workshops, however complex, are planned or scheduled in Excel, right? The promise of scheduling algorithms Scheduling solutions have existed for … Read more

Adaptive Supply Chains for the Healthcare Industry

As everyone painfully knows, the healthcare supply chain has been in the headlines for several months. This is a very unique supply chain, because the availability of products can literally have vital consequences. Several players in this sector have adopted the Demand Driven model to ensure the permanent adaptation of their flows to changes in the … Read more

DDMRP in India: A Conversation with Yagna

Today’s supply chains are global, so it’s no surprise that interest in DDMRP spans the world, too. In India, Demand Driven Technologies has had the privilege of partnering with Yagna, a supply chain “Resultancy” that helps small to mid-sized businesses streamline operations and improve materials flow. After collaborating on the implementation of Replenishment+ at an … Read more

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