February 28, 2024

The CPFR 2.0 Show: Episode 2: Flowcasting: Re-defining the "F" in CPFR

Mike Doherty, Founding Partner at Demand Clarity, and Darryl Landvater, Principal at Oliver Wight Americas, joins bops CEO, Jorge Risquez, for a conversation about Flowcasting.

About this episode:

Mike Doherty, Founding Partner at Demand Clarity, and Darryl Landvater, Principal at Oliver Wight Americas, joins bops CEO, Jorge Risquez, for a conversation about Flowcasting.

In this 45 minute session, Jorge and Rich will cover:

- What is Flowcasting?

- The evolution of Flowcasting

- A Flowcasting use-case with one of the largest companies in the world

And so much more!

About the guest speaker:

About Mike Doherty


Mike Doherty is a founding partner of Demand Clarity Inc and specializes in helping people design and implement supply chain planning processes and enabling technologies. He is the co-author (with Andre Martin and Jeff Harrop) of Flowcasting the Retail Supply Chain – a book that outlines a consumer-driven, integrated approach for managing inventory flows for the extended retail supply chain.

Mr. Doherty has considerable experience implementing integrated, time-phased planning processes (including supplier scheduling) and supporting systems for both retailers and manufacturers and has worked with companies such as Canadian Tire, Loblaw Companies Limited, Home Depot Canada, West-Marine, Walmart Mexico, Princess Auto Ltd, Bunnings, and Procter & Gamble.

About Darryl Landvater


Darryl Landvater is an Oliver Wight business advisor, has been on the leading edge of supply chain processes and systems for over 35 years as a practitioner, consultant, educator, and software architect. He has written two books, holds three patents, was the consultant for pioneering implementations in a number of different industries, and has an excellent track record for success at all levels of the supply chain; both within an organization and between trading partners.

Darryl has worked in all geographic regions and with companies spanning a broad range of industries and businesses. These include textiles (Milliken), shipbuilding (General Dynamics Electric Boat), capital equipment (Houdaille), component parts (SKF), pharmaceuticals (Abbott), retail (Sony Canada), and consumer package goods/retail integration (Kraft and Sam’s Club/Walmart). He is known for client success including new and innovative approaches. His work with Milliken was a breakthrough for textiles with implementations in over twenty plants; integrating planning all the way from yarn through fabric and finishing. Darryl’s store-level/extended supply chain work includes Kraft, Sam’s Club/Walmart, Sony, and Princess Auto, and proves the integrated supply chain – from point of sale through raw material – is both feasible and highly profitable.

Darryl was one of the original Oliver Wight consultants working closely with Oliver Wight himself – both in consulting engagements and education – through books, video education, and seminars. Darryl is a frequent speaker, a former teacher trainer in the Peace Corps, and has a BS in Engineering Physics from Cornell.

FAQs

What is CPFR 2.0?

  • A once-a-month conversation between bops CEO Jorge Risquez, and experts from the consumer goods industry who are keen to share their hard-earned lessons and insights with you.

Can anyone join?

  • Of course! Although the CPFR 2.0 conversations are tailored towards customer supply chain teams, CPFR teams, category managers, and other operators at consumer brands, everyone is welcome to join us!