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It’s been a few weeks, but supermarket operators are still reeling from the simultaneous announcements in late June that Amazon.com would acquire 466 Whole Foods Markets, and European discount grocery giant Lidl had opened its first four of 100 or more stores planned in North America.
Price competition may never be the same...
The Importance of Forecast Accuracy Metrics
This presentation by Joel Cartwright of AFS Technologies addresses the importance of analyzing the accuracy of TPM forecasting, and the downstream impacts and opportunities within a manufacturer's supply chain.
In addition, the presentation speaks to the impact of forecast accuracy, and its impact to the general ledger. Finally, it addresses what is an acceptable forecast accuracy metric, as recognized from within the industry. Click on the screen below to view the presentation.: