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Author: Eyal Eckhaus, posted on6/25/2010, in category "Logistics"
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Abstract: Exponential smoothing techniques are simple, accurate and easy to understand demand forecasting techniques. This article is the second in a series of articles that demonstrate some popular forecasting techniques.
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Author: Eyal Eckhaus, posted on6/25/2010, in category "Logistics"
Views: this article has been read 37133 times
Abstract: There is a wide variety of forecasting techniques. How do we choose among them? This article introduces the topic and focuses on the mean absolute deviation (MAD) method, providing some numerical examples.
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Author: Eyal Eckhaus, posted on6/24/2010, in category "Logistics"
Views: this article has been read 18932 times
Abstract: The increased competition and sophistication of consumer demand has forced companies to optimize operations. The company’s agility in response to consumer demand is key to its success, and the ability to predict the demand is critical for effective supply chain management. This article is the first in a series of four articles that outline popular techniques of forecasting demand, designed to meet the needs of both the student and the logistics professional. Purchasesmarte.com also provides some free hands-on utilities for experiencing these techniques.
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Author: Eyal Eckhaus, posted on6/22/2010, in category "Logistics"
Views: this article has been read 18437 times
Abstract: Regression analysis is a popular and efficient method for forecasting, used in various fields. This article demonstrates some basic types of regression analysis and provides numerical examples.
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Author: Eyal Eckhaus, posted on6/18/2010, in category "Logistics"
Views: this article has been read 17360 times
Abstract: This article presents the basics of ABC analysis, a proven and valuable inventory management tool.