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Best Practices: Supply Chain

The L’Oreal Luxe supply chain guarantees proper product deployment while also giving consumers a luxury experience.

Fruit of the Loom struggled with the management of multiple EDI platforms used across its businesses to support its retailer partners, so it enlisted a solution to help improve efficiency and responsiveness to retailers, 3PLs and the consumer.

In 2012 Cali Bamboo introduced a new product that spiked growth trends and increased potential for dynamic expansion, but its EDI system could not keep up. So, the company made a strategic decision to go with a new solution to support multi-channel fulfillment.

Shell was the first oil and gas company to recognize that it could sense demand much like a pure-play consumer products company, creating daily forecasts that reflect current market conditions by using demand signals.

To ensure consistent product quality for every pint of super-premium ice cream produced, Ben & Jerry's needed a new way to collect and analyze the vital data of its products.

For Nestle, Direct Store Delivery, pizza and ice cream are seasonal and promotion-driven, and variety has exploded in recent years. So, it turned to demand-driven forecasting to achieve bottom-line improvements.

Medifast implemented a warehouse management system to optimize its distribution center operations by taking pressure off of its main ERP system and improving the functionality of its other systems.

A new powerhouse in home improvement was created in 2010 when The Stanley Works merged with Black & Decker to become Stanley Black & Decker. Its continued success depends on ongoing integration, including the roll out of inventory optimization best practices across the organization.

Swire Beverages unlocks the full potential of its Coca-Cola Supply Chain Network in China by transforming its operations to synchronize with real-time consumer demand across every channel.

Embracing e-commerce, American Heritage Billiards is reinventing how large item purchases are made, while improving its shipping process for superior customer service.

Philips found a way to innovate its operations and increase efficiencies in various Latin American sites, even while faced with compliance challenges.

Supply chain challenges inherent in the seasonal and promotion-driven nature of its business prompted Butterball LLC to dramatically transform its foundational approach to forecasting and inventory management.

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