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Long lead times of up to six or seven months for products coming from Asia means having to be able to forecast a long time ahead with pin-point accuracy,
Christophe Pecriaux - Forecasting Manager for Western Europe at Hanes Intimates
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We try to adhere to the principals of ‘just-in-time’ production and never over-stocking, but it’s a fine balance optimising the process and avoiding stopping production because of missing parts.
Tuk Le - Supply Chain Director
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The high level of automation was important due to the thousands of SKU’s that were being forecasted and the erratic nature of corrugated demand patterns. In addition, the sales force had previously not been engaged in the forecasting process, so it was essential that the system focused their attention on the major lines that required their input.
Eric Williams - S&OP COORDINATOR AT DS SMITH PACKAGING
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