Ways to Deal with the Bullwhip Effect

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Ways to Deal with the Bullwhip Effect

How can companies deal with bullwhip effects?

Entrepreneur, Netherlands

How to Deal with Bullwhip Effects

Wonderfull question! The answer depends on:
1. Your actual situation were you are right now.
2. Your target condition.
2a Short term (today or next week, for you and nearby colleges)
2b Long term (within 3 months or a year, your challenge)
Search for Mike Rother, Bill Constantino, Emiel van Est and Toyota Kata - Improvement - learning. They are investigating the subject and have interesting outcomes. There are good-practices you might learn of.
There is no single easy answer. You and your colleges are key to act in real time. Good luck!

Manager, India

Best Way to Deal This

Ideally a businessman who understands business in and out always believe in LEAVING SOME BUSINESS at times to be safe.
Whenever you find a sudden rise in demand, or a sudden fall in demand, you would find most of the times this is a cause.
You should find out what exactly is your situation with respect to production capacities, and before you increase it, you need to do market research and trace it from the stockist level.

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