Demand Variability – Risk or Opportunity?

Demand Variability – Risk or Opportunity?

Unpredictable patterns of demand create challenges for managing inventory. These primarily manifest themselves in either excess inventory or issues with fulfilling service levels.  Demand variability is a constant, there’s no way to predict with absolute certainty...
Peak Trading 2020 – Initial Thoughts

Peak Trading 2020 – Initial Thoughts

In the week immediately after the typical Black Friday/Cyber Monday peak shopping weekend, it’s interesting to consider the ways in which things are looking different this year. The usual push to consumers started early this year and it’s likely to continue for...