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    Peter A. Bolstorff
    Executive Vice President, APICS

    Tips for coaching a team of Millennials

    Two years ago, I was reviewing the profile of the team we put together for a Sales and Operations Planning project kickoff. The team included people from design and steering, as well as sponsors. And while some of those folks were Baby Boomers (including myself) and Generation Xers, a majority of our team were Millennials.
  • Posted by
    Peter A. Bolstorff
    Executive Vice President, APICS

    What 3 Challenges Must Your Supply Chain Strategy Address?

    Supply chain leading practices are a bit like fashion in the apparel industry–wait long enough and they come back disguised under a new name. Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) is a great example. Since its introduction, it has been labeled as MRP, ERP, S&OP, S&OIP, and now, IBP (integrated business planning).
  • Posted by
    Peter A. Bolstorff
    Executive Vice President, APICS

    Closing The Supply Chain Generation Learning Gap

    In preparation for an upcoming Sales and Operations Planning project kickoff, I reviewed the profile of the team–project leader, design team, steering team, and sponsors. The list includes four generations–Baby Boomers (including me), a host of Generation X, and a majority of Millennials.
  • Posted by
    Peter A. Bolstorff
    Executive Vice President, APICS

    Supply Chain Investments Accelerate Shareholder Value

    At a recent supply chain executive briefing, a participant asked if there was any data available relative to the impact effective supply chains had on overall shareholder value in general and acquisitions specifically.

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