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Kelly Thomas

Imagine 2030: Supply Chain Talent

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This year’s Supply Chain Insights’ annual global conference moves to our hometown of Atlanta, a town deep in supply chain history from the crossroads of the early train routes to the hub of many of today’s leading brands, and supply chain services and technology providers. As we welcome the industry thought leaders, practitioners, educators and more, I started to think about the conference’s theme, Imagine 2030, and a topic on the minds of many supply chain executives: talent. While 2030 may seem like a long way off, it will be here before we know it. In that time, the supply…

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Order Promising and Demand Shaping in a Segmented, Omni-Channel World

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In a segmented, omni-channel world, available-to-promise (ATP) is seeing a renaissance. Omni-channel profitability for retailers and other value chain participants will increasingly depend on a matrix of available-to-promise possibilities across the various supply chain entities that make, move, and store inventory. As retailers evolve their omni-channel strategies, order promising, along with sophisticated demand shaping capabilities, will become central to profitable fulfillment decision making. Companies will have visibility to an increasing number of fulfillment options and their associated profitability profiles and provide on-the-spot offers to shape demand in a way that is advantageous to both the customer and the company. These…

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