Executives of Mondelez International have outlined the company's long-term growth strategy, as well as detailed its progress on expanding margins through supply chain reinvention and overhead cost-reduction initiatives.
This year's class of Visionaries does not disappoint. Whether focused on supply chain, analytics, sales and marketing, or innovation, the insights these leaders share on the pages to come are invaluable. CGT is proud to present 11 movers and shakers who are making a major impression on the industry, starting with a retail visionary most recently from Walmart.
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.
CGT presents a comparison chart of supply chain planning providers to the consumer goods industry in 2017. Plus, experts provide thought leadership for navigating the challenges and opportunities affecting this area of investment.
When store supplies for Kimberly-Clark's retail partners are out of synch with production forecasts, it can have a very real impact on the $20.8 billion personal care products giant's sales. So, the company invested in data analytics software to provide far more visibility into real-time demand trends.
In this case study, CGT takes a deeper look at how pasta and sauce maker Barilla is offering consumers the ability to see the full lifecycle of the ingredients in a limited-edition pasta and sauce, available at Expo Milano 2015.