Resilience — the ability to recover from setbacks quickly and react to changes nimbly — has come to define the COVID era. At EdgeVerve, we believe that resilient will be those enterprises who invest in a connected and cognitive supply chain. In this e-book, we show you how.
Just five short months ago, the consumer goods industry was focused on building a supply chain to support the omnichannel era, focusing on four key areas: demand planning, fulfillment, manufacturing, and last-mile delivery. However, since then the industry has been flipped on its head.
Supply chain practitioners have used sales and operations planning (S&OP) to accelerate, direct and optimize business decisions for the better part of 30 years. However, there is still a wide gap between a best-in-class and the typical S&OP process in place today.
As manufacturers adapt to a path to purchase that includes meeting customers almost anywhere, they’re now learning how to become as adept at customized fulfillment as they've been at moving mass quantities of products.
This white paper, developed collaboratively by Consumer Goods Technology and SAS, examines the impact that machine learning and other automation tools are having on success at forward-thinking consumer goods organizations.