About Brad Forester

Transportation Logistics and Supply Chain Visibility

This article was originally published on LinkedIn, and can be read via this link. By Dan Blacharski, Founder and Editor, Techie.com Transportation is often the biggest cost in the supply … [Read more...]

Supply Chain Execution One Step at a Time

This article originally appeared in CIO Review Magazine's 2014 Logistics Special Edition. Link to the original article. Supply Chain Execution One Step at a Time Can you imagine running an ultra … [Read more...]

Q&A Part One: Discussing JDA’s Convergence of i2 and Manugistics TMS

Two JDA TMS Consulting Experts - Two Different Perspectives In this first article, we bring the JBF Consulting i2 TMS Lead (Utpal Patel) together with Brad Forester - Managing Partner and TMS … [Read more...]

Supply Chain Management: The Pizza Party

I had an experience over the weekend that I felt had a lot of applicability to my work. We had a "pizza and movie party" for my 6 year old over this past weekend. Friends, a showing of The … [Read more...]

The Cost of De-Densification and Obesity

I recently enjoyed reading Dr. Chris Caplice’s fantastic piece on the Supply Chain at MIT Blog, “Impact of Micro Trends on Supply Chains: Densification.” If you’ve never checked out this blog, it’s … [Read more...]

Understanding Supply Chain Technology

Supply chain technology is not the type of thing that stems naturally from having efficient IT tools in place. Case in point - there’s a great article right now on the Wall Street Journal that’s worth … [Read more...]

Multi-Channel Retail | JDA

Large-volume retailer upgrades to JDA Software version 7.7 Client:$40b Retailer Location: Confidential Type: Technical Upgrade Applications: JDA SCPO, Demand, Fulfillment, Collaborate … [Read more...]

Industrial | JDA

Global truck manufacturer returns for second JDA Software upgrade Client:        $460M Truck Manufacturer Location: Seattle, Washington Type: Technical Upgrade Applications: JDA Demand Planning … [Read more...]

Announcing New Website, User Forum

JBF Consulting Website, Marketing Reflect Growing JDA Software Consulting Practice I am very pleased to announce the release of the updated JBF Consulting website and user forum. We first initiated … [Read more...]

Brad Forester

The founder of JBF Consulting, Brad Forester is a "Finder, Minder, and Grinder" in the business. Even though he spends a great deal of time with clients, Brad is also a passionate trail runner - with … [Read more...]