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A study of forecasting practices in supply chain management

Albarune, Abu Raihan Bhuiyan and Habib, Md Mamun (2015) A study of forecasting practices in supply chain management. International Journal of Supply Chain Management (IJSCM), 4 (2). pp. 55-61. ISSN 2050-7399

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This study demonstrates forecasting practices in supply chain management (SCM) at various areas, particularly Pharmaceuticals, Retail, and FMCG. The authors depicts the scenario of forecasting practices based on secondary data and represents SCM role, demand management, collaborative coordination, etc. In addition to this, the study reveals the limitation and few practical solutions on forecasting to be useful in the organization. Consequently the author describes recommendation and proposes a model on forecast management model. Though this paper highlights case studies,however, it unlocks further frontiers for the prospective researchers as well as practitioners in order to apply forecasting techniques.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Forecasting, Supply Chain Management,Life Science, Retail, FMCG, Value adding (VA) and Non Value Adding (NVA)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
T Technology > TS Manufactures
Divisions: School of Quantitative Sciences
Depositing User: Dr. Md. Mamun Habib
Date Deposited: 04 Nov 2015 02:54
Last Modified: 12 Apr 2016 06:53
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/16077

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