Game Plan: Supply Chain Collaboration for Wholesale Distribution – APICS Webcast features Logility and Johnstone Supply
Live APICS Event to Highlight Best Practices in Developing a Successful Collaborative Supply Chain
ATLANTA — January 8, 2013 — Logility Inc., a leading supplier of collaborative solutions to optimize the supply chain, and Johnstone Supply, the leading cooperative wholesale distributor in the HVACR industry with more than $1.3 billion in annual sales, will present an educational webcast to explore the keys to developing a successful supply chain collaboration game plan. Stephen Mahaffey, director of purchasing with Johnstone Supply, and Karin Bursa, vice president at Logility, discuss how Johnstone Supply improved communication with stakeholders, boosted visibility and established realistic expectations across its supply chain.
Logility’s latest white paper, “Updating the Wholesale Distribution Playbook”, details four fundamental management actions that boost supply chain performance: Anticipate and accurately forecast market demand; Formalize vendor–managed inventory programs; Reduce inventory and improve service; and Boost visibility and collaborate with suppliers.
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