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.
The scale and breadth of the current challenges can seem overwhelming, but business leaders do not have the luxury of time in developing a response. Societies need their help managing the immediate emergency.
A staggering $10 billion in excess inventory is held to buffer against poor On-Time In-Full (OTIF) performance. Learn how retailers and suppliers can fix this and dramatically improve service while lowering costs.
The evolution toward an omnichannel marketplace is driving a revolution within the consumer goods supply chain, as companies rebuild their traditional practices in response to radically different consumer behavior. CGT examines the state of the consumer goods supply chain in this fifth-annual report.
In a fast-evolving, increasingly data-driven marketplace, consumer goods companies and retailers must progress along the maturity curve in traditional analytics practices even as the number of business areas that require analytics expertise continues to explode.