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Demand Modeling & Service Planning

November 08, 2017
5:30 PM CST - 8:30 PM CST
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Riverside Receptions
35 N. River Lane
Geneva, IL 60134
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Topic: Demand Modeling and Service Planning how the “Age of Analytics” is changing your job

  • Learn how demand modeling is quickly supplanting demand forecasting
  • Understand the power of your inventory – It’s an asset
  • See how forecasting aligns with demand planning to support an executable S&OP vision
  • Balancing demand and supply to make agile trade-offs
  • Ensuring that you “get what you plan”


Charles Blevins, Vice President, Supply Chain
Dart Container Corporation

Charles Blevins is Vice President of Supply Chain at Dart Container Corporation. As a result of the merger of Solo Cup Company and Dart Container Corporation in 2012, Charles has adapted the Solo Cup supply chain approach to meet the needs of the integration of these two companies.

Previous to his current role, Charles had been responsible for all supply chain disciplines from capacity planning through final customer delivery at Solo Cup Company. This role covered S&OP process management, capacity and production planning, detailed plant scheduling, inventory deployment, plant warehouse operations, distribution center operations, customer service, transportation and master data. The purpose of this broad scope of responsibility was to provide a responsive organization focused on all aspects of customer fulfillment. Charles brings first-hand experience to all of the above roles having led many improvement projects, systems implementations, and merger & acquisition integration activities throughout his 24 year career at Dart. 


5:30pm - Networking
6:15pm - Dinner
7:00pm - Presentation
8:15pm - Announcements
8:30pm - Adjourn


$30.00 Members
$25.00 Earlybird rate before November 3

$10.00 Full-Time Students
$5.00 Earlybird rate before November 3

$45.00 Non-Members
$40.00 Earlybird rate before November 3