Kinaxis Supply Chain eBooks

Kinaxis eBooks cover a variety of key supply chain and S&OP topics. Download one today and be sure to check back often as we’re always posting new content.

  • Inventory management: 5 building blocks to success

    By Kinaxis

    Don’t get caught following a one size fits all inventory management formula! Make the most of your company’s single largest asset by focusing on more than just what’s in your warehouse. This eBook explores how re-evaluating your inventory management practices can help you overcome rising supply chain costs, increasing customer demand and the growing complexity of global operations.

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  • Top 4 capacity planning obstacles and how to remove them

    By Kinaxis

    Capacity planning spans capital investment budgeting to ensure you fully utilize every individual machine. It’s interwoven with multiple other functional planning processes, including strategic planning sales and operations planning (S&OP), master scheduling and material requirements planning. It’s part of the conversation at every level of planning. But the truth is, the capacity planning landscape can be tricky to navigate. In this eBook, explore the top four obstacles, how to remove them and the value of a single source for planning.

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  • Powering the future of S&OP: 3 capabilities to fuel your journey

    By Kinaxis

    Sales and operations planning (S&OP) has long been the backbone of business, used to help drive success and stability. For three decades, it’s been a procedural staple in supply chain planning. But isn’t it time to embrace the future? This eBook looks at why scheduled decision-making is becoming a thing of the past, and what three foundational capabilities you’ll need to power your S&OP processes into the future.

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  • 5 signs your supply chain needs to change

    By Kinaxis

    The need to adapt processes, introduce new technology and approaches, and look for ways to do things differently is becoming a matter of survival in today’s rapidly changing world. This eBook, co-authored by Kinaxis and Aline Consulting, looks at the five signs that your supply chain needs to change, discusses how to overcome change management challenges, and outlines the key steps you need to take to achieve success.

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  • 3 ways to improve supply chain collaboration

    By Kinaxis

    Today’s supply chains are more complex and face greater volatility, uncertainty and risk than ever before. Lack of both visibility and collaboration across the supply chain is dramatically and negatively impacting the time it takes to make critical decisions. In this eBook, we’ve identified three main reasons why collaboration is failing and how to improve it, based on our experience working with global supply chain organizations.

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  • S&OP in the 21st century: Your system for navigating the modern business landscape

    By Kinaxis

    S&OP is about piloting your daily operations and monthly plans toward your long-term business goals. If your company isn't quite flying as high as you think it should be, this S&OP eBook is here to help you navigate your way to higher ground.

    This eBook provides an overview of what an advanced S&OP process should look like and what it takes to get there. Flip through the pages to get a quick outline of the modern-day challenges, benefits, tips, and best practices for S&OP. If you want to dive deeper on any one topic, there are a multitude of links for you to access further resources such as blogs, surveys, research reports, and white papers. And of course, we added some lighter content just for laughs.

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