The art and science of forecasting webinar slides

US polypropylene (PP) markets remain volatile, creating continued uncertainty regarding future prices and market performance. This has led to a greater need for reliable forecasting models that could decrease unexpected impact on cost, cash flow, working capital and profitability.

The presentation slides from a forecasting webinar recently held by James Ray, an ICIS expert consultant, are now available for you to download.

A good forecast model tracks more than just costs and margin. Download the presentation slides of the Art and Science of Forecasting webinar for a better understanding of the different factors comprising an effective model for business use.

Key topics covered in the presentation slides include:

  • Overview of forecasting methods
  • Impact of global trade flow patterns
  • Demand drivers for commodities
  • Selecting data for a model and maintaining and adapting it over time

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