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Regularly studying consumer trips and basket-level data in convenience retail could have helped c-store operators recognize the trend and shift their inventory to accommodate consumer buying habits during the pandemic. 

Discover where the smart supply chain investment dollars are headed to see if your tech roadmap is on par with your peers.

In survey after survey S&OP consistently ranks as one of the top three management priorities. Why is it then that many organizations find it extremely difficult to improve their ability to develop a company-wide planning process?

Beyond reducing costs and simplifying operations, SKU rationalization is playing a vital role in improving the supplier/retailer relationship during an especially complex moment — and it may even pave the way for new innovation.

Blue Ridge partners with California-based data collection platform to provide retail and distribution data collection, forecasting and collaborative planning for manufacturers.

The urgency of accurately forecasting consumer demand has been shoved into the spotlight by COVID-19, and both retailers and CPGs are powering through the pandemic with a renewed focus on intelligent analytics. Implementing a short-term forecast is fundamental in understanding and predicting cha

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.

A closer look at tapping into AI and machine learning for the present to post-pandemic world.

A new, free tool for U.S. businesses is designed to help reduce critical product shortages during the coronavirus health crisis via artificial intelligence and big data.

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