2017 Supply Chain Execution Solutions

As discussed in the 2016 Supply Chain Report, it is critical for consumer goods executives to tie strategy to action. “While many companies have an effective supply chain strategy, that only drives value when it is tied to execution,” according to the report.

For that purpose, this edition of CGT'Technology Solutions Guide series presents a comparison chart of 20 supply chain execution solution providers to the consumer goods industry:

AFS Technologies
“Ignition” by AFS: Distribution Management Systems Did not provide “Ignition” by AFS allows customers to build a custom solution with modules that fit the business and grow with it, driving efficiencies.
Amber Road
Amber Road Supply Chain Collaboration
  • Coca-Cola
  • Newell Brands
  • Nike
Provides a single centralized solution for collaboration, automation and analytics functionality across sourcing, logistics and trade compliance. Incorporates a single set of dynamically changing content data into the solution.
APL Logistics
Freight Management
  • Kellogg Co.
  • Procter & Gamble
  • SC Johnson
Global logistics specialist in automotive, consumer, industrial and retail verticals. APL enables customers to outperform their markets through reliable and innovative supply chain solutions.
VMI by Datalliance
  • Elizabeth Arden
  • Ocean Spray
  • Procter & Gamble
VMI by Datalliance doesn’t require “add-on modules” to be flexible. Suppliers can do business with different trade channels however they desire. From multi-stop delivery to cross-dock, we deliver options.
Descartes Systems Group
Cloud-based transportation & logistics software
  • Best Buy
  • Crate & Barrel
  • Home Depot
Cloud-based supply chain execution solutions to support omnichannel fulfillment for B2C and B2B companies of all sizes: Manage delivery resources; execute shipments; rate, audit and pay transportation invoices; access global trade data; file import/export customs and security documents; and more.
E2open Multi-Enterprise Execution, Visibility & Collaboration Solutions
  • Procter & Gamble
  • L'Oréal S.A.
  • Kellogg Co.
Speed, efficiency, agility and real-time plan-conformance via order, forecast, logistics and inventory collaboration, demand sensing, retail promotion execution, NPI, on-shelf availability management, VMI and drop-ship with suppliers and channel partners.
Epicor Software
Epicor Supply Chain Management
  • Big Ass Solutions
  • PNY
  • Polk Audio
Epicor offers supply chain management solutions designed to simultaneously handle make-to-order, make-to-stock and engineer-to-order processing, giving customers the flexibility to review and update plans as demand changes.


FedEx Supply Chain

Warehouse operations and distribution Did not provide FedEx Supply Chain empowers companies to discover the full value of their supply chains by developing tailored, technology-based logistics solutions and nurturing strong relationships with customers.
IBM Watson Supply Chain Insights Did not provide IBM Supply Chain Insights leverages Watson artificial intelligence technology trained in supply chain to provide visibility and insights across the entire supply chain ecosystem of trading partners.
Infor Supply Chain Execution Did not provide The warehouse management system is designed to let customers view and manage their warehouse activities as a whole – combining labor, transportation, 3PL and billing with warehouse management in one solution.
JDA Software
JDA Intelligent Fulfillment
  • Grupo Modelo
  • Michelin
  • PepsiCo
Intelligent Fulfillment can drive profitable distribution decisions by proactively planning within execution constraints and leveraging holistic visibility to identify risks and re-planning opportunities, thereby maximizing supply chain agility and efficiency.
Kuebix TMS
  • Paper Store
  • Yankee Candle
  • OYO Sports
Complete, multi-modal, TMS for every business that ships freight delivered on the latest cloud technology. Premier applications and integrations can be seamlessly added to create the ideal TMS for every supply chain.
Logility, Inc.
Logility Voyager Solutions
  • Ingram Micro
  • Fabri-Kal
  • Rockline
Logility Voyager Solutions’ built-in advanced analytics, collaboration platform and unique rating/routine capabilities can be deployed in a SaaS, on premise or managed services environment.
Nulogy Corp.
Nulogy GO
  • Kellogg Co.
  • L’Oréal
  • Nestlé Purina
CPGs can improve their on-time performance and profitability using Nulogy GO as a standard platform to manage and improve results in collaboration with their outsourced co-pack suppliers; it simplifies real-time data visibility, data analysis & intelligence and integration to ERP and WMS.
Oracle SCM Cloud
Oracle SCM Cloud comprising PLM, Manufacturing, Planning, Logistics, Maintenance, Procurement
  • Land O’ Lakes
  • NBTY
  • RB
Oracle SCM Cloud is an end-to-end cloud-based supply chain solution supporting digital and demand driven transformation of the business operating model, digitally connecting all of your processes in one platform.
  • Lassonde Pappas & Co., Inc.
  • LF Beauty
  • WESCO Group
QAD DSCP is an enterprise-proven, functionally-rich advanced planning solution that helps global manufacturers operate more effectively.
Real-Time Supply Chain
  • Beiersdorf AG
  • Colgate-Palmolive
  • Hillshire Brands
SAP enables the real-time supply chain, which fulfills consumer demand at the lowest possible cost through integration of consumer demand signals; faster response to demand dynamics; and more balanced cycles and inventories.
SYSPRO ERP Distribution Software
  • Lone Star Bakery
  • Perrone & Sons
  • Popcornopolous
SYSPRO, with decades of experience, understands the complexities of inventory optimization and distribution management, helping both small and large enterprises move faster, reduce costs and foster growth.
Transportation Insight
Multi-Modal Enterprise Logistics Solution Did not provide Transportation Insight leverages blended technology solutions, integrated intelligence, multi-modal (LTL, Parcel, TL) tools and deep domain expertise to engineer smart supply chains that increase efficiency, reduce cost and accelerate performance.
Connected Warehouse solution for enhanced omnichannel fulfillment performance Did not provide The solution extends the shelf life of legacy Warehouse Management Systems as it obviates need for costly upgrades. It integrates disparate WMS and provides visibility on a single platform.