Library

Supply chain management resources.

Welcome to Logility’s Library, your source for information on supply chain solutions and best practices. We invite you to read, listen and learn from Logility’s customers and industry experts. Below is a sampling of the webcasts, customer videos and white papers found in this section.
 

Customer Success Stories
Sigma-Aldrich
VF Corporation
Caribou Coffee
Tuesday Morning
Webcasts

S&OP

The Practical Approach to S&OP (with Deloitte)

The Practical Approach to S&OP (with Deloitte)

Vinder Sodhi with Deloitte and Bob Cowdrick from Logility discuss a step by step process for pursuing strategic S&OP excellence. This practical approach to S&OP is guided by three principles - make it easy to implement, easy to execute and easy to sustain. View Webcast

Demand

Are Spreadsheets Sabotaging Your Forecasts?

Are Spreadsheets Sabotaging Your Forecasts?

Learn how Red Wing Shoe Company's journey from spreadsheet-driven forecasting to best-in-class supply chain planning has boosted their competitive advantage. View Webcast

Supply

Ferguson Builds an Agile Supply Chain

Ferguson Builds an Agile Supply Chain

Ferguson Enterprise’s Chris Reed and Logility’s Hank Canitz discuss how this leading distributor of plumbing supplies and heating and cooling equipment has created a more flexible supply chain and evolved from a purchasing-driven culture to a demand-driven organization. View Webcast
Podcasts

S&OP

Sales and Operations Planning research prompts a change in strategy

Sales and Operations Planning Change in Strategy

A review of best practices used by leading supply chain teams and the reasons S&OP is important in today's environment are discussed by Aberdeen Group's Nari Viswanathan. More

Supply

Advanced Planning and Scheduling Comeback Story

Advanced Planning and Scheduling Comeback

Detailed scheduling has made a comeback. Logility’s Chris Russell and David Joiner overview Advanced Planning and Scheduling, laying out what it is and why companies need it to marshal their resources and answer the question “How much and what kind of supply will emerge from our manufacturing facilities, and when?” More

Retail

Retail Optimization Podcast

Retail Planning in an Omni-Channel World

It’s an omni-channel world out there. Mobile and e-commerce have created customers who expect to shop anywhere at any time. Retailers must leverage their supply chains intelligently or be swamped by this new world order. Logility’s Chris Russell and Hank Canitz discuss key realizations retailers must make to optimize their planning and meet customer demand. More
Customer Videos
Stanley Black & Decker
Hear how Stanley Black & Decker, an S&P 500 company, deployed Logility Voyager Inventory Optimization™ and saw an immediate fill rate improvement to help reduce its finished goods days of supply as well as its investment in raw materials and components.

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Continental Mills
Michael Burke, director, supply chain planning, describes how Continental Mills, producer of dry bakery mix products including Grain Gourmet, Krusteaz and Classic Hearth, leveraged Logility Voyager Solutions to reduce inventory obsolescence, achieve record service levels and reduce forecast error.

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J. R. Simplot
J. R. Simplot, one of the world’s leading agribusiness companies, faced the rollout of a major new facility on an aggressive timeframe and selected Logility Voyager Solutions to provide a comprehensive technology solution and help create an end-to-end S&OP process.

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Snap AV
SnapAV, a revolutionary technology-enabled B2B supplier of intuitively designed products for professional integrators in the custom AV markets, discusses how Logility Voyager Solutions have helped manage inventory and supply planning around the Chinese New Year.

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Red Wing Shoe Company
Hear how Red Wing Shoe Company, a leading footwear and workwear manufacturing and retail company specializing in work and outdoor products, leveraged Logility Voyager Solutions to meet its ever changing business needs and rapidly expanding product portfolio.

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Groupe Dynamite
In only four months, fast-fashion retail leader Groupe Dynamite moved from a manual, spreadsheet-based allocation process to an optimized one optimization with Logility Voyager Solutions. The retailer hasBand improved size curve efficiency and adopted a responsive replenishment philosophy that puts products in the right stores while dropping initial inventory allocation from 70% to 50% on average.

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Intel
Intel Operations Research Engineers Toby Norwood and Brian Wieland talk with Bob Bowman, managing editor SupplyChainBrain, about how Intel was able to minimize inventory investment while managing service levels more effectively and maintaining margins.

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Whitepapers
The monthly S&OP meeting is a critically important decision-making activity that sets the overall direction for the company. This supply chain white paper discusses 5 critical steps to ensure a successful planning process that aligns with organizational goals. Learn More
Many years’ experience working with leading companies in dozens of industries has revealed a universal IO maturity curve that every organization traverses. It starts with a single SKU in a single location, builds to optimizing inventory across a single site, and ultimately creates a multi-echelon inventory optimization model that drives strategy to reach business goals.  Learn More
Rather than a “necessary evil,” industry leaders treat their transportation function as a vital component of their supply chain success. Deloitte and Logility have worked with hundreds of organizations that have implemented world-class transportation solutions. These companies have gained crucial insight and visibility into an often misunderstood driver of supply chain performance. Learn More
A 2015 Ernst and Young survey showed that 81% of senior supply chain executives believe their supply chain does not meet omni-channel requirements. To succeed in an omni-channel world, retailers are re-engineering their business models, which in turn drives the need to optimize inventory across the supply chain. This paper by online publishing network Retail TouchPoints looks at how retailers can best leverage their inventory investments to satisfy customers and generate higher margins. Learn More

The benefits that flow from advanced transportation management are significant. Companies have reduced transportation costs by up to 30%, improved productivity by up to 80%, and reduced cycle times by 50%. Five essential elements can turn a transportation management solution into a strategic business advantage that automates and optimizes the flow of orders and shipments from order management through the shipment life cycle to the settlement process.

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Of all factors that affect long-term business success, generating accurate forecasts is at the top of the list. A forecast is not simply a projection of future business, it represents a request for product and resources that ultimately affects almost every decision the company makes. This paper outlines five common issues that prevent organizations from moving beyond basic forecast accuracy, and presents smart countermeasures to overcome them. Learn More