Just three days after the launch the entire initial stock planned for the release of the Apple iPhone 6 was committed – someone had to forecast what the demand would be.
We supply chain and operations management professionals tend to think of demand as a given. It is what it is, and the job is to use resources to meet demand in the most efficient and effective way possible.
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Part of the planning and justification for any improvement project – equipment upgrades, process changes, ERP upgrade or replacement, lean initiative, new product launch, etc. – must also consider timing.
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Amazon recently announced a new agreement that will have the U.S. Postal Service delivering packages to its customers on Sundays. Does better transportation create new distribution channels and expectations, or does the demand for faster delivery spur the creation of the infrastructure?