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To Have or to Hold, Managing Product Portfolios to Avoid SKU Proliferation and Gain Profits
October 28, 2014

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Inventory Optimization
October 9, 2014

A new survey from Consumer Goods Technology and Logility examines changes in the drivers, technology and adoption associated with this critical process over a two year period and discover enterprises of all sizes have come to embrace S&OP.
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Inventory Optimization Still a Priority for Consumer Goods
October 1, 2014

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Rising Transport Costs Raises Stakes for TMS
September 26, 2014

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Private Label Juice Maker Puts the Squeeze on Inventory
August 22, 2014

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Global Apparel Brand Turns to Supply Chain for Differentiation
August 22, 2014

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Top Five Winning Habits for Retail Planning and Allocation
August 1, 2014

MID Retail co-founders Mike Ruhana and Chuck Miller discuss the qualities that lead to retail supply chain success.
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The Spreadsheet Sabotage and its Impact on Supply Chains
July 17, 2014

Spreadsheet use pervades every corner of corporate life today. More than 200 million people worldwide use spreadsheet applications and about one-third spend more than half their working days using them.
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M&A Plays in Supply Chain
June 24, 2014

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Logility to Enter Retail Planning Market in Bigger Way with MID Retail Acquisition
June 3, 2014

Logility took a bold step to build a strong presence in the retail planning market by announcing its acquisition of MID Retail, a provider of retail merchandising, assortment optimization, and store-level replenishment solutions.
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Logility secures deal to acquire MID Retail
June 2, 2014

MID’s technology is designed to help retailers synchronise merchandise financial plans with customer demand at each retail location to boost-in-stock performance, profitably grow their businesses, allocate merchandise, and deliver higher product availability and customer service.
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For Under Armour, Supply Chain Is Key to Becoming a $10-Billion Brand
May 30, 2014

Deploying supply chain, demand planning and inventory optimization software has helped to transform Under Armour’s supply chain into a “force multiplier”as the Baltimore brand chases Nike and adidas into the realm of athletic apparel companies with $5 billion or greater in revenue.
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Analytics Drive Informed Supply Chain Decisions
May 22, 2014

Supply chains are overflowing with data, and even the most advanced organizations struggle to keep up with the ever-accelerating flow of information. So what is the solution? Karin Bursa, Vice President at Logility, discusses the value of analytics in keeping companies ahead of the supply chain curve.
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Experts Debunk S&OP Myths
May 9, 2014

Many early adopters of demand-driven strategies found that focusing on S&OP enabled substantial operational improvements. Yet, despite well-publicized successes, there are still many myths that prevent practitioners from incorporating essential elements, particularly related to data and technology. Let our experts help you wade through the falsehoods to adopt best-in-class practices.
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Inventory Optimization: A Progress Report
May 7, 2014

Inventory optimization: Old in concept, but new in application. Chris Russell, vice president of Logility, discusses trends in the use of the practice, especially from a multi-echelon perspective.
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How They Did it: Red Wing Shoes’ Journey to S&OP
May 1, 2014

Getting the most from Sales and Operations Planning is a combination of people, processes, and technology. The Red Wing Shoe Company details the steps it took to improve S&OP processes, slash its S&OP planning efforts by 50 percent, and align manufacturing with sales—all while growing its business.
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Logility Voyager Integrated Business Planning Unveiled
April 11, 2014

On-demand simulation and scenario analysis, social collaboration, and unified data model drive sales and operations planning.
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Integrating S&OP (PDF)
April 8, 2014

There is growing recognition of S&OP’s value. However, many organizations persist in considering S&OP as merely a meeting, rather than an information-rich, decision-driving process. Organizations that subscribe to that limited scope of S&OP get limited value. Organizations that see S&OP as part of a highly integrative process in supply chain are achieving greater performance and value.
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Under Armour's Athletic Supply Chain
April 3, 2014

"This is where our supply chain is headed, and how it is an core element in driving rapid growth. See if you can catch us." - Bill Nienburg, VP of Global Merchandise & Sales Planning at Under Armour
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SC Digest Video Review of Connections: Under Armour, Seagate, and more
April 2, 2014

SC Digest Editor Dan Gilmore attended the Logility software Connections user conference in Atlanta on March 2014. This video includes summaries of presentations by Seagate, Under Armour, American Hotel Register and more of interest to all whether you are a Logility customer or not, and an interesting discussion on the connection between supply chain segmentation strategies and use of inventory optimization software.
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ChainLink: Logility Customers Stay Connected
April 2, 2014

Ann Grackin of ChainLink Research attended Logility's Connections 2014 customer conference and published a thorough round-up, including new product announcements. Her verdict: "Logility continues to capture customers from larger supply chain players such as JDA and SAP..."
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TEC: Enabling Supply Chain at Your Fingertips
April 2, 2014

According to Technology Evaluation Centers, “Logility is one of only a few SCM vendors that can cover the sense-and-respond processes from the retail warehouse all the way to the manufacturing floor. Bigger SCM players such as Oracle, JDA, and SAP will have to reckon with counteracting Logility’s compelling value proposition to prospective customers.”
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Logility Releases Apps for Optimized Planning, S&OP and Mobile
March 26, 2014

Logility Inc. has made generally available version 8.5 of Logility Voyager Solutions.
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Logility Launches Voyager Integrated Business Planning
March 20, 2014

Logility Inc.'s Voyager Integrated Business Planning provides a holistic view of planning across the business including finance, manufacturing, supply chain, sales marketing, suppliers and customers.
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2014 Review & Outlook: The 2020 Imperative
March 14, 2014

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The State of Supply Chain Planning
March 1, 2014

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Inventory Optimization Straddles the Line Between Shortage and Excess
March 1, 2014

A recent survey by Boston-based research firm Aberdeen Group finds that balancing inventory and service levels doesn’t have to be a win/lose exercise. Best-in-class firms actually improve service levels and financial performance through their use of inventory optimization solutions.
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Parker Hannifin Up to Complex S&OP Challenge
February 18, 2014

Company working to bring standard planning process to more than 140 decentralized global divisions; insights from S&OP expert Robert McAdoo.
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Trying to Nail Down Demand Driven S&OP
February 11, 2014

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Why Do People Question the Value of S&OP
February 5, 2014

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Supply Chain Predictions for 2014: The Gurus are Back
January 31, 2014

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2014 Readers’ Choice: Supply Chain Planning
January 24, 2014

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Death to Spreadsheets! New Directions in Demand Planning
January 24, 2014

In a recent survey by Logility and APICS, 47 percent of respondents said they were still using manually produced spreadsheets to support their demand-planning process.
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Achieving Demand Planning Excellence
January 20, 2014

Demand planning excellence is the foundation for any successful business. Below, Karin Bursa argues that the demand plan is essential for ensuring all parties in your supply chain have confidence in the numbers and are working towards a common goal, and suggests that the art and science of forecasting demand is often misunderstood.
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Putting Supply Chain Performance at Your Fingertips
November 7, 2013

Leveraging supply chain analytics to boost corporate performance
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Sales & Operations Planning Adoption and Priorities
October 9, 2013

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What Makes a Good Customer with Michael Edenfield
October 3, 2013

In this episode of Straight Talk with Supply Chain Insights, Lora Cecere interviews Michael Edenfield, President and CEO of American Software and Logility. We hear the advice that Michael has to share on supply chain planning implementation and the recipe for success.
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Are Spreadsheets the Answer?
September 5, 2013

Spreadsheets have, for many, become the go-to solution for much of their supply chain needs.
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Global Demand Visibility Strengthens the Supply Chain
September 4, 2013

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New Dimension for Demand Management
September 4, 2013

Demand Planning technology providers positioned.
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ERP & Supply Chain Management
September 3, 2013

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Demand Management NOW!
August 15, 2013

Intense competition for product companies and retailers and the squeeze on margins challenge companies to get a lot better at planning.
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European Business Review:
Six Keys to Inventory Optimisation
August 8, 2013

Six keys to successful inventory optimisation initiatives which increase service levels while reducing inventory investments.
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TEC Logility Accelerates SCM to ERP Integration
June 20, 2013

P.J. Jakovljevic takes a look at Logility’s work to speed best of breed supply chain management and ERP integration.
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Cutting Edge Supply Chain Thinking Takes Shape at Seco Tools
June 1, 2013

A look at how Seco Tools is overhauling its supply chain planning operations.
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Brewing Up Supply Chain Success
May 16, 2013

A look at how Logility Voyager Solutions is helping this beverage company grow through improved supply chain visibility.
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Executive S&OP – Put it Front and Centre for Your Organisation
May 9, 2013

Does your company have the right S&OP process in place? These 5 steps to success allow you to assess trade-offs between many interdependent business components: demand and market opportunities, customer service, inventory investments, production capabilities, supply availability, and distribution concerns.
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CGT: Red Wing Shoes Named Standout SMB
May 8, 2013

Red Wing Shoes was recently named by the editors of Consumer Goods Technology one of 2013’s Standout SMBs, and featured in a CGT cover story.
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Supply Chain World: Target in Sights: Coopervision
May 8, 2013

This in-depth article covers CooperVision's evolution toward demand planning, inventory planning and replenishment, global visibility, and standardization of its manufacturing and distribution practices.
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SupplyChainBrain: Are You Really Doing Inventory Optimization?
April 4, 2013

Bob Bowman interviews Logility’s Karin Bursa on the common misperceptions executives have regarding Inventory Optimization.
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Flexibility to Improve Forecast Accuracy
March 10, 2013

To succeed in a business economy shaped by uncertain demand and rapid market changes, companies must be able to sense and adapt quickly. Today, the supply chain is seen as a key enabler of this flexibility. To face this challenge your supply chain must forecast correctly and then modify the plan as new information is acquired.
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Inventory Optimization: Evolving from Fad to Necessity
March 1, 2013

Sean Willems, Ph.D. discusses the evolution of inventory optimization and the implications the technology has on the industry.
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A Foundation for Successful S&OP
February 18, 2013

A five-step approach to defining and aligning the process with company goals.
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Recent Logistics IT Innovations: Featuring a case study with Craft Brew Alliance
February 15, 2013

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ChainLink: Caribou Coffee's Supply Chain Story
January 22, 2013

ChainLink details how Caribou Coffee improved and systematized its buying process, driving better replenishment while reducing in-store stock outs of consumables, ingredients and sellable end items.
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Supply Chain Digest: Understanding the Impact of Multi-Echelon Inventory Optimization
December 5, 2012

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Technology Evalution Centers: Logility Connections 2012 - Focus on Supply Chain X-Factors
October 19, 2012

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Consumer Goods Technology: Inventory Optimization - A Top Priority
October 11, 2012

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Consumer Goods Technology: CooperVision Sharpens Visibility
October 11, 2012

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Manufacturing & Logistics Information Technology: Caribou Coffee brews up supply chain improvements with Logility Voyager Solutions
October 11, 2012

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Fierce CIO: Caribou Coffee Brews Up Supply Chain Improvements with Logility Voyager Solutions
October 10, 2012

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Manufacturing & Logistics Information Technology: Four Pillars of Demand Forecasting Excellence
October 1, 2012

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Supply Chain Digest: Cool New Product of the Month - Proportional Profile Planning
October 1, 2012

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Supply Chain Brain: Driving a 30 Percent Inventory Reduction and Improved Collaboration
October 1, 2012

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Supply Chain Brain: Logility Releases New App for SKU-Level Forecasting
September 25, 2012

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Supply & Demand Chain Executive:Twin Disc Implements Logility to Drive Global S&OP Process
September 18, 2012

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Supply Chain Digest: Logility Connections 2012 User Conference Video Review
September 17, 2012

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Supply Chain Digest: The Challenges of a Global S&OP Roll-Out
September 12, 2012

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World Trade 100: Logility Bridges Supply Chain Information Gaps
September 12, 2012

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Chain Store Age: Nebraska Furniture Mart selects Logility Voyager Solutions to Support Growth
August 7, 2012

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The Challenges of Global S&OP
July 17, 2012

In today’s uncertain times, a clear vision and strategy of where you need to be is the key to rally the company and propel your business forward; forward into new markets, new geographies and ahead of your competition. Success lies in the ability for your company’s stakeholders to tie goals, strategy and execution into a single, measurable plan.
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Manufacturing and Supply Chain Logistics Business Information Technology: Nailing Down the Opportunities
July 1, 2012

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Efficient Frontier: A Moving Target
May 20, 2012

Do you view inventory as a cost factor, a risk, a service level influencer or a competitive advantage? Many executives view inventory mainly as a cost. In reality, inventory can be a competitive advantage that lowers costs, improves service levels, and helps boost revenue – all at the same time.
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Supply Chain Brain: The ABCs of Inventory Optimization
May 16, 2012

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Supply Chain Brain: Floor Care Products Company Lifts Forecast Accuracy, Customer Service to New Heights
April 20, 2012

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Logility named a Top Workplace for 2012 by the Atlanta Journal Constitution
April 18, 2012

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Technology Evaluation Centers: Logility - Supply Chain Innovator and Workhorse
April 16, 2012

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Manufacturing and Supply Chain Logistics Business Information Technology: Four Simple Rules for Distribution Success
April 1, 2012

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Consumer Goods Technology 2012 Review & Outlook Report
March 20, 2012

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Consumer Goods Technology 2012 Supply Chain Planning Solutions
March 20, 2012

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Supply Chain Digest: Wholesale Distributors are Supply Chains Too
March 15, 2012

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World Trade 100: Research Explores Benefits of Multi-Echelon Inventory Optimization
March 12, 2012

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Food Logistics Transportation Management Systems
February 17, 2012

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Consumer Goods Technology 2012 Readers' Choice: Supply Chain Planning
January 31, 2012

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European Supply Chain Management: Get Smarter
January 2, 2012

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Supply Chain Digest: What Do We Mean by “Inventory Optimization?”
December 14, 2011

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Food Engineereing: Supply Chain - Demand-driven Production
December 5, 2011

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Supply Chain Digest: What do we Mean by "Inventory Optimization"?
December 1, 2011

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Supply & Demand Chain Executive: Sandvik Selection Logility to Improve Inventory Management
November 1, 2011

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Consumer Goods Technology: S&OP Worth the Effort
October 1, 2011

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Supply & Demand Chain Executive: Balancing Cost and Service
September 1, 2011

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Retail Information Systems News: Supply Chain Savvy
August 1, 2011

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Supply Chain Digest: Getting the Forecast Right
July 1, 2011

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Supply Chain Management Review: How Inventory Optimization Opens Pathways to Profitability
July 1, 2011

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Manufacturing and Supply Chain Logistics Business Information Technology: Inventory Optimization - Setting the Foundation
July 1, 2011

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Supply Chain Digest Cool New Product of the Month - Logility Voyager Inventory Optimization
June 1, 2011

Each month, SC Digest features a "Cool New Product," accompanied by a short video review. Dan Gilmore explains how new inventory optimization capabilities have supercharged the Logility Voyager Suite.
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Manufacturing & Logistics Inromation Technology: Being Prepared - A Special Technology Report
May 1, 2011

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Supply Chain Digest: S&OP (Sales and Operations Planning) - Are you Prepared to be Productive?
April 1, 2011

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Manufacturing and Supply Chain Logistics Business Information Technology: Driving Supply Chain Innovation
April 1, 2011

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Supply Chain Digest: A Foundation for Successful S&OP
February 1, 2011

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Supply Chain Digest: Get Your CFO On Board with Inventory Optimization
January 1, 2011

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Institue for Operations Research and the Management Sciences: Inventory Optimization at Procter & Gamble - Achieving Real Benefits Through User Adoption and Inventory Tools
January 1, 2011

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The Motley Fool: An Underfollowed Software Gem
January 1, 2011

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Manufacturing and Supply Chain Logistics Business Information Technology: Five Steps to CPFR ( Collaborative Planning, Forecasting and Replenishment) Success
January 1, 2011

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Consumer Goods Technology: Inventory Optimization
October 1, 2010

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Manufacturing and Supply Chain Logistics Business Information Technology: Five Inventory Competencies That Can Make or Break You
October 1, 2010

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Warehousing Education and Research Council WERCSheet: Organizing Inventory Management
September 9, 2010

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Supply Chain Standard: Plans Change
June 1, 2010

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Private Label: Simplifying the Supply Chain
May 1, 2010

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Food & Drink Digital: Lance, Growing Stronger
April 1, 2010

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Managing Automation: Logility Acquires Optiant for Inventory Optimization Technology
March 9, 2010

The merger creates a more robust supply chain management offering for Logility, which will integrate Optiant’s inventory optimization software into Logility’s Voyager product suite.
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Supply & Demand Chain Executive: Logility Acquires Optiant
March 1, 2010

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Supply Chain Brain: Black & Decker Reaches For True Optimization, Not Mere Calculation
March 1, 2010

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Consumer Goodes Technology: The State of Supply Chain Planning
March 1, 2010

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Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Quarterly:At Kraft, cash is king
January 1, 2010

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2010 Consumer Goods Technology Readers's Choice
January 1, 2010

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