Robert A. Davis
Retired Principal Product Manager, SAS
Before his retirement, Robert A. Davis was a Principal Product Manager in the Supply Chain Management Solutions group at SAS Institute. Prior to joining SAS, Davis worked for over twenty years with Nestle and ConAgra in their Grocery Products Divisions. During that time, he helped develop best practices in account management, trade spending analysis, and replenishment planning. He was recognized with national awards for excellence in sales and business management. At SAS, he helped develop expertise in supply chain cost analysis in the fast-moving consumer products industry, inventory optimization, service parts optimization, and sales and operations planning. He is a recognized global expert in multi-echelon inventory and replenishment optimization.
By This Author
Demand-Driven Inventory Optimization and Replenishment: Creating a More Efficient Supply Chain, Second Edition
By Robert Davis
In this expanded second edition of Demand-Driven Inventory Optimization and Replenishment, global expert Robert Davis takes his peerless coverage of inventory optimization further to address how it affects specific business verticals through improved metrics.
- Kim Chantala is a Programmer Analyst in the Research Computing Division at RTI International with over 25 years of experience in managing and analyzing research data. Before joining RTI International, she was a data analyst at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
- Michele M. Burlew designed and programmed SAS applications for data management, data analysis, report writing, and graphics for academic and corporate clients for over 40 years. She has expertise in many SAS products and operating systems.
- Kevin D. Smith has been a software developer at SAS since 1997.
- Nicole Ball, a Principal Technical Training Consultant at SAS, teaches courses on SAS Visual Analytics, SAS Data Quality, and the SAS programming language. Nicole is also a course developer for SAS Visual Analytics, which includes writing and updating courses and preparing customized training.