New IDC MarketScape Vendor Assessments Recognize e2open as a Leader in Five of Five Supply Chain Planning Categories
AUSTIN, Texas – Sept. 26, 2022 – E2open Parent Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ETWO), the connected supply chain SaaS platform with the largest multi-enterprise network, has been named a Leader in both the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Holistic...
Businesses are like naval ships battling the rough winds and waters of a hurricane. In an area of uncertainty, the forces of change blow from every direction. Trade wars, pandemics, extreme weather and other unexpected risks have unbuttoned old business models, and businesses must be ready to protect against volatility in demand and supply.
“If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail!” is a frequently quoted word of caution from Benjamin Franklin, one of the founding fathers of the United States. Sales and operations planning (S&OP) certainly falls into the category of essential planning, something a competitive supply chain organization can’t do without.
There is one advantage to having poor channel incentives technology: You can always blame it on the tools!
Do you remember taking long road trips as a kid and repeatedly asking, “Are we there yet?” During long transport journeys, Logistic Service Providers (LSPs) often get asked a similar question by their customers – “Is my stuff there yet?”
Believe it or not, most incentive programs are completely unsuccessful.
Some aspects of channel marketing programs are intuitive, while others require more thought or even intensive study. One of the less-intuitive channel marketing concepts is contra revenue, which actually means “against revenue.”
U.S. sanctions are much broader than you'd expect
The recent disruptions around the globe have exposed the importance of end-to-end visibility and control to build the resiliency required to manage these major disruptions in the market. Today, more than ever, companies require control tower capabilities driven by real-time data and artificial intelligence (AI) that cut across departmental silos and go beyond basic visibility.
Free trade agreements, foreign trade policies, sanctions and restrictions are making headlines more than ever in the past few decades.
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