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Impact of Supply Chain Planning & Demand Prioritization on Production Sequencing

"A bad schedule from a good plan is better than a great schedule from a bad plan," Sanjiv Sindhu, Co-Founder i2 Technologies

Simply put, the main objective of supply chain planning is to accurately estimate the customer needs and ensure that they receive the right products, through the right channels, in the right quantities, and at the right time. However, global competition, political and economic uncertainty, and evolving technology and trends towards customization have made managing company supply chain planning a tough task.

Winning Aftermarket Services - Digitization of Supply Chain

Business Value of Aftermarket Services in OEMs

"A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large,” -Henry Ford, founder of one of the world’s largest manufacturing companies. This is the golden age of services.  To survive and prosper, every company must transform itself into a services-based business.

IOT & Its Impact on Supply Chain Management

The Internet of Things (IoT) is the network of physical devices, vehicles, home appliances, and other items embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators, and connectivity that enables these things to connect and exchange data.  This creates opportunities for more direct integration of the physical world into computer-based systems, resulting in efficiency improvements, economic benefits, and reduced human exertions.