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The Value of Forecast Information Sharing in Supply Chains

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  • Mohammad M. Ali
  • John E. Boylan

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Many studies have pointed to the possibility of substantial benefits from collaboration among supply-chain partners, including information sharing - one form of which is the sharing of forecast information (FIS). In this article, Mohammad Ali and John Boylan report the substantial and specific benefits of FIS found in their study of two large companies: a European supermarket and a U.S. hardware manufacturer. Copyright International Institute of Forecasters, 2010

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  • Mohammad M. Ali & John E. Boylan, 2010. "The Value of Forecast Information Sharing in Supply Chains," Foresight: The International Journal of Applied Forecasting, International Institute of Forecasters, issue 18, pages 14-18, Summer.
  • Handle: RePEc:for:ijafaa:y:2010:i:18:p:14-18
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    1. Ali, Mohammad M. & Boylan, John E. & Syntetos, Aris A., 2012. "Forecast errors and inventory performance under forecast information sharing," International Journal of Forecasting, Elsevier, vol. 28(4), pages 830-841.
    2. Babai, Zied & Boylan, John E. & Kolassa, Stephan & Nikolopoulos, Konstantinos, 2016. "Supply chain forecasting: Theory, practice, their gap and the futureAuthor-Name: Syntetos, Aris A," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 252(1), pages 1-26.
    3. Jiří Šindelář, 2019. "Sales forecasting in financial distribution: a comparison of quantitative forecasting methods," Journal of Financial Services Marketing, Palgrave Macmillan, vol. 24(3), pages 69-80, December.

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