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Operations And Supply Chain Management
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Operations And Supply Chain Management

Operations And Supply Chain Management

Book edition 14th
Author(s) F. Robert Jacobs
Pages 800 pages
ISBN 9780078024023

Short Answer

Questions: What is the first step in CPFR?


Collaborative Planning, Forecasting, and Replenishment (CPFR) are the retail-level demand forecasting technique, which is successively accustomed synchronize all the forecasts, production, and replenishment plans upstream through the supply chain.

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Step 1: Definition of (CPFR)

(CPFR) is the exchange of the chosen internal information on a shared webserver to provide reliable, longer-term future estimates of demand within the supply chain.

Step 2: First step in (CPFR)

Creation of a front-end partnership agreement: The front-end partnership agreement includes:

  1. The objectives (for example - inventory reductions, lost sales elimination, lower product obsolescence, etc.) to be gained through collaboration.
  2. Resource requirements (for example - hardware, software, performance metrics) necessary for the collaboration.
  3. Expecting the confidentiality associated with the prerequisite trust required to share the company's sensitive information may create a significant implementation problem.

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