At RELEX, we’ve accumulated a wealth of supply chain and retail planning expertise from our 1500+ planning specialists. Dive into resources crafted for you by our experts — from blogs and whitepapers to guides, reports, videos, and more.
The Fundamentals of Business Case Development for Supply Chain Planning Technology Investment
This guide demonstrates best practices for building a business case for supply chain technology investment and puts perspective on primary considerations when working with ROI calculations.
What is a Good Level of Forecast Accuracy?
“What would you consider a good level of forecast accuracy in our business?” is probably the single most frequent question we get from customers, consultants and other business experts alike.
Fresh Forecasting & Replenishment: Running an Efficient Omnichannel Grocery Retail Operation
Moving to omni-channel grocery retail adds new aspects to demand forecasting that need to be considered, e.g. how to forecast per sales and fulfillment channel, how to react to out-of-stocks, and how to optimize operations.
Measuring Forecast Accuracy: The Complete Guide
This complete guide explains the facets of forecasting and why forecast accuracy is a good servant but a poor master.
Why Do Forecasting and Replenishment Have to Be Such a Pain?
Over the years almost every single retail initiative has had forecasting and replenishment at its core.
Predict the Unpredictable in Supply Chain Management
People are fickle, not wholly rational and make different decisions at different times. However, people are predictable in most of their buying decisions.
How Can a Retailer Create Meaningful Forecasts for New Products?
How does one create meaningful forecasts for new products when there is no sales history at all?
Does Demand Forecasting for Promotions Have to Be This Difficult?
Demand forecasting for promotions is a major challenge for retailers, not least because of the impact it has on driving sales.
Top Challenges in Demand Forecasting
Forecasting future demand successfully is difficult. Find out from our blog what the big retailers listed as their hardest challenges.
When to Use Manual Forecasting or Forecast Corrections
Manual forecasting generally produces results whose accuracy is, rather questionable. However it can be of benefit in certain situations.
Demand Forecasting and Planning in Retail
Does your company do ‘demand forecasting’ or ‘demand planning’? Both are needed in supply chain management, but what are their differences?
Managing the Christmas Supply Chain
In this whitepaper we take a look at how to optimize for the holiday season and draw lessons for year-round seasonal management.
Fresh Forecasting & Replenishment: Master Weekday Variations
As sales fluctuate significantly day to day, precision with fresh food is only possible through accurate daily forecasting and daily replenishment.
Fresh Forecasting & Replenishment: Master Spoilage
Spoilage reduction is the single most effective measure we know of that clients can take to boost their profits.
Supply Chain Integration – Case Food Service Forecasting
Supply chain integration is about knitting together operations of two or more companies via an integrated IT system. Learn how this can be done wisely.
Sales and Operations Planning: From Data to Information, from Information to Decision-making
In this article, we take a brief look at what sales and operations planning actually means and explain how data systems affect the execution of S&OP processes.