Supply Planning: From Understanding Basics to Embracing AI
🎙️ Change and Sustain Podcast: Episode Highlight
Dive into the intricate world of supply planning with the latest episode of Change and Sustain, a podcast that delves into the transformative journey of organizations through the lens of people, processes, systems, and technology. Hosts Mick Holly and Brian J. Smith welcomes Shabbir Ahmed, a seasoned expert in supply planning, for an enlightening discussion that promises to be anything but dry!
🌟 Featuring Shabbir Ahmed, Director of Solutions Advisory at Replan
Shabbir brings a wealth of experience, having navigated the challenging terrains of sales and operations planning for global giants like British Sugar, Kellogg Company, and The Coca-Cola Company. His journey from a management consultant to a leader in supply planning offers a unique perspective on the industry's evolution.
🔍 What's in Store for Listeners?
Demystifying Supply Planning: Understand how supply planning is crucial in getting everyday products to consumers. It's the unseen force behind the availability of everything from your morning cereal to the clothes on your back.
The Planner's Role: Explore the pivotal role of planners as the linchpins in supply chains, balancing performance, cost, and inventory under immense pressure.
Real-World Insights: Shabbir shares intriguing stories and examples, highlighting the importance of accurate data and the pitfalls of misinterpretation in supply planning.
The Impact of Technology: Discover how AI and other technologies are revolutionizing supply planning, moving away from traditional spreadsheets to more sophisticated, data-driven approaches.
The Human Element: Learn why the human aspect remains critical in supply planning, despite technological advancements.
🌐 Why Tune In?
This episode is a treasure trove for anyone interested in the complexities of supply chain management. Whether you're a professional in the field or just curious about how products reach your doorstep, this conversation between Mick, Shabbir, and Brian offers invaluable insights, practical advice, and fascinating stories.
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