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From The Top Floor To The Shop Floor, Planning Needs To Be Aligned

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Key Takeaways

⇨ COVID-19 highlighted the need for comprehensive, constraint-based supply chain planning models that include warehousing, transportation, and sourcing constraints.

⇨ Effective Integrated Business Planning (IBP) requires accurate roughcut capacity planning and synchronization between executive plans and shop floor capabilities.

⇨ Trust in well-established planning algorithms and dynamic production plans that adapt to changing demand can significantly improve supply chain efficiency and reduce planning variance.

Mr. Tushar Bhalla, the chief technology officer at CloudPaths, believes that COVID taught many companies that this higher-level constraint-based model also needs to include warehousing, transportation, and sourcing constraints.

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