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Demand-driven Supply Networks for Small and Medium Business
Lately demand-driven supply networks (DDSN) are a much talked about topic, yet little is written about SMBs and DDSN. By understanding the basics of DDSN, and

demand management planning forecasting harvard business review  the nature of actual demand and supply becomes. Developing collaborative relationships with suppliers by defining tasks that each business does internally and then collaborating the resulting data with each other. Designing for postponement. Building inventory buffers by maintaining a minimal safety stock of inexpensive components and closely aligning safety stock quantities with customer service levels. Having a dependable logistics system or partner. Drawing up contingency plans and developing crisis

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