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A Modern Tale of Long (Supply Chain) Tails -- Part II
Part I of this blog series introduced the notion of long tails in modern supply chains. That blog post also introduced the vendor ToolsGroup and its solution

avaluation words  which then propagates to an avalanche-like bullwhip effect throughout the supply chain. Yet some industry-leading companies are breaking through customer service-level barriers and achieving fill rates above 99 percent, increasing top-line revenues and meeting heightened customer demands.  To support this drive toward a higher standard, ToolsGroup in late 2007 introduced the Service Optimizer 99+ (SO99+)  suite. The newly launched offering supplants DPM. Prior to the launch, ToolsGroup’s

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