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Consumer products supply chains are complex and must deal with many variables, including global raw material sourcing, sprawling distribution networks and dynamic promotions to balance supply and demand. Whatever your challenge, consumers still expect products on shelves when they want them.
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.
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.
CGT looks at emerging technologies that offer unique solutions to consumer goods companies seeking to transform their organizations. This week: warehouse/store inventory management robots from Tompkins Robotics.