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Supply Chain Planning

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.

Brands can set the foundation they need to deliver on consumer expectations by adhering to three fundamental rules.

The companies have developed a digital marketplace that lets sellers showcase their products and services, to better support supply chain disruptions.

Panasonic’s recent equity investment in Blue Yonder gives it a 20% minority ownership stake and one seat on the Blue Yonder board of directors.

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.

CGT’s readers again select their favorite IT solution providers across 16 business-critical functions.

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.

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