Having your supply chain management team make decisions about questions like the following is HARD if they are looking at screens like the one you see here.
Having your supply chain management team answer the same questions while looking at something like the accompanying dashboard is EASY:
You really don’t even need to know how to read the language. If the dashboard were in French or Polish, you would still be able to figure it out probably.
You would think to yourself:
This easy-to-decipher language, when applied in a demand-driven MRP (DDMRP) or demand-driven S&OP environment in accordance with the principles articulated by the Demand Driven Institute is not only intuitive and universal, it also incorporates everything your supply chain managers need to know at any given moment:
Yet, with all that included, still no complex screens! Just a color and a number to indicate priority, and another number to tell you the current actionable quantity.
It really is that simple.
Why isn’t YOUR supply chain that simple?
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