Are Microsoft Dynamics ERP Users Ready for Retail's New World of Leveraging Downstream Data?

October 22 2012

Downstream data is becoming an important tool for companies looking to maintain a competitive foothold in industries where achieving balance between out-of-stocks and surplus inventories remains a critical supply chain initiative. Retail, in particular, is one segment that's caught onto the value of downstream data, which includes information like point of sale (POS) data, customer orders, and order forecasts, among other data points.

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