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IBF Research Report #14
It is difficult to arrive at one fixed number of SKUs that a forecaster can manage, because situations vary from industry to industry and company to company. There are several factor at play. Table of contents: How Easy or Difficult to Forecast Cost of Forecast Error Level of Aggregation Required...
IBF Research Report #8
Over the last two decades or so, a number of developments have taken place; some helped to improve forecasts, and others made them worse. The advancement in computer technology improved our computing power and enabled us to use even the most sophisticated algorithms, which were previously...
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Designed to deal with sporadic demand (no seasonality) with a two-step process. The main goal is to provide a good safety stock, resulting in a situation where there is neither over or under stock. This is accomplished by considering two aspects of the data: the demand size and the…
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