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The Demand-Driven Supply Chain and Demantra
Demand-driven supply chains focus on pulling demand and maximizing effectiveness and profitability while traditional supply chains push products and create

demantra competitors  Demand-Driven Supply Chain and Demantra Introduction Demand-driven supply chains focus on pulling demand and maximizing effectiveness and profitability while traditional supply chains push products and create efficiencies. This difference is the key to improving all supply chain processes and generating significant cost savings and growth. The concept of the Demand-Driven Supply Chain is the convergence of marketing and supply chain management. In the consumer products industries, this is of key

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