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CP Companies Leverage Demand Signals and Pull Replenishment to Improve Supply Chain Responsiveness

Published: 06 February 2013

ID: G00247585

Analyst(s): Jan Kohler

Summary

Increasing demand volatility and portfolio variety continue to challenge consumer products supply chains in balancing inventory, cost and service. Industry leaders leverage demand signals to support pull-based replenishment strategies for improved service and reduced inventory.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Pull Replenishment Can Improve Responsiveness With Less Inventory
    • Push Versus Pull
  • Determine Your Organization's Readiness for Pull Replenishment
  • The Steps to Pull Model Development
  • Prepare for the Transitional Challenges

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