demand analytics

Demand Planning Inventory Allocation

In times of shortage, how do you allocate inventory to customer orders?

It is tempting to fall back on hard allocation. This could be a mistake.

Here’s why. With a download simulation to prove it.

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Demand Planning Sales Forecasting

Here are five things you need to know about forecasting.

This is a statistics-free zone. Five forecasting principles for demand planning.

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Analytics for demand planning in Excel usually involves big tables of data.

To understand the demand for a product, you need to look into its history. An order history can easily have 100K+ records.

Here is a technique to perform fast analytical formulas on many thousand rows.

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