Supply Chain Matters highlights this week’s announcement of the September ISM Manufacturing PMI, which reflects the highest level of overall production and supply chain momentum in more than two years.
Sales and Operations Planning
Supply Chain Matters provides an update regarding new information coming to-light Apple’s iPhone X model that will surely add to ongoing planning challenges. Indeed, the Apple supply chain is again encountering another significant test for adaptive planning and meeting expected revenue and profitability financial expectations.
This week, consumer electronics giant Apple made its long waited new product release announcements regarding its new iPhone lineup. Given all the implications, Supply Chain Matters believes that the coming quarters will present Apple’s Sales and Operations Planning, supply chain planning and supplier teams their most significant challenges to-date.
Supply chain planning technology provider ToolsGroup made a significant product announcement this week, migrating its software to the Microsoft Azure platform and one that could lead to other announcements down the road.
Supply Chain Matters updates readers on the pending approach of Hurricane Irma to the Florida and potentially other U.S. regions.
The Wall Street Journal reports that the pending newest edition of Apple’s iPhone has been dogged by production glitches resulting in a reported one week delay in production ramp-up.