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 hockey stick effect


Using Demand to Modulate Consumer Packaged Goods Supply Networks
Traditionally, the consumer packaged goods supply has been driven to market mostly by upstream manufacturers. But progressive companies are realizing the

hockey stick effect  supply constraints. The infamous hockey stick effect (see figure 1) is prevalent in many CPG companies, and indicates low supply orientation and disparate management within their own supply chains. Figure 1. The hockey stick effect. Lack of flexible processes for dealing rapidly with change Typically, traditional supply chain management (SCM) strategies and systems work best during steady states, but respond poorly during new product ramp-ups, surge demands, or a short lead time promotion. With shrinking

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