Build Digitally Lean Consumer Goods and Home & Lifestyle Manufacturing Teams

DELMIA Quintiq

In the world of consumer goods and home and lifestyle, today’s fast-moving consumer trends demand fast delivery and quality at the lowest possible cost—for which lean programs in manufacturing are paramount.

How a Global Consumer Goods Conglomerate Strengthened Demand Planning

Supply Chain Brain

The consumer Goods Industry is highly competitive and supply chain complexities further add to the challenges. To make the situation better, consumer goods companies depend on effective demand planning.

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Better Direct Import Replenishment Planning for Consumer Goods Brands

Alloy

Direct import relationships are common for retailers like Amazon, Target and Walmart and span industries, including toys, games, tools and consumer electronics. Other consumer brands will exist in a constant state of firefighting.

How Digitalization Holds the Key to Retail and Consumer Goods Success

The Network Effect

Dave Allen, a supply chain thought leader with a history of transforming supply chains at major consumer goods companies, share. The post How Digitalization Holds the Key to Retail and Consumer Goods Success appeared first on The Network Effect.

COVID-19’s Beneficial Effects on the Consumer Goods Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

But there has been one nice side effect in the consumer goods supply chain. The post COVID-19’s Beneficial Effects on the Consumer Goods Supply Chain appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) SKU Proliferation

Port of Charleston importing more consumer goods ‘than ever before’

The Supply Chain Journal

The Port of Charleston is handling more retail goods, home goods, furniture, appliances and electronics than ever before,” Newsome said in a statement Tuesday. The South Carolina Ports Authority largely has escaped the national mainstream media glare on U.S. port congestion.

Consumer Goods Supply Chains: In a State of Evolution

Loftware

Supply chains in the consumer goods sector are about to crest a hill of innovation - they just have to make some changes. Consumer Products Supply Chain Manufacturing Track & Traceability Logistics

5 Ways CPG Companies can Appeal to Conscious Consumers

DELMIA Quintiq

Consumer Goods Consumer Packaged Goods & Retail Continuous Improvement Sustainability Sustainable Supply Chain Challenge consumer conscious cpg CPGR sustainable

Multi-Channel Distribution: 10 Tips to Drive Efficiency

Kane is Able

Consumers prefer to be channel agnostic. Supply Chain Challenges Consumer Goods LogisticsAs the line between web and traditional retail store fulfillment blurs, brands need to assess their fulfillment capabilities and those of their 3PL multi-channel distribution partners.

Why You Should Move Secondary Packaging Closer to the Consumer

Kane is Able

Consumer Goods Logistics Warehouse Operations Contract PackagingMuch of the cost and complexity in CPG supply chains happens post manufacturing. Think about it. You might have one product – a potato chip – that gets packaged in dozens of ways.

Can Omni-Channel Help Consumer Goods Companies Fight Private Label?

Talking Logistics

Despite several positive trends toward better collaboration between retailers and their suppliers, there will always be a certain degree of competition for who gets the greater share of the consumer’s wallet. One tactic major retailers have used to help increase their margins is to offer their own private label branded products as lower-cost alternatives to the consumer goods brands. Why omni-channel can help consumer goods companies.

Retailers and Consumer Goods Companies: You Need to Upgrade your Supply Chain if You Want to Succeed!

The Network Effect

For the last 25 years or so, retailers and consumer goods companies have relied on enterprise-centric supply chain software and. The post Retailers and Consumer Goods Companies: You Need to Upgrade your Supply Chain if You Want to Succeed! Consumer Goods Supply Chain Management consumer goods digital transformation supply chain

Consumer Goods and Retail in the Age of Instinct

Supply Chain Brain

Looking to the future, there are many unknowns. But the need to keep evolving is certain

2019 Conferences for Consumer Goods Professionals

Alloy

We’re posting this from the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, where we’ve had a couple packed days of meetings and checking out the latest innovations in technology. 2019 Conferences for Consumer Goods Professionals was originally published in Alloy on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story. consumer-goods events supply-chain sales conference

S&OP in Consumer Goods: A Cumulative Research Study

Logility

Since 2009 we have worked with industry publication Consumer Goods Technology to check the pulse of sales and operations planning (S&OP) in the consumer goods industry. Here are a few highlights from the past surveys: 80 percent of Consumer Goods companies have a formal S&OP process. The final report will be published in October by Consumer Goods Technology and we will share the findings on this blog

Consumer Goods, Ebola, Boku Haram, and African Logistics

Logistics Viewpoints

Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) Global Trade Logistics Outsourcing Retail Supply Chain Risk Management Logistics in Africa is tough. Africa just does not have the infrastructure, has an education gap, and does not widely deploy technologies like GPS tracking that are common in the West. But add to that the Ebola plague, insurgent groups like Boku Haram, corruption, and instable government regimes, and you have what appears to be […].

The “secret ingredient” missing from many consumer goods companies’ demand plans

Alloy

Demand planning is a process just about every consumer goods company performs to keep their supply chain operation running smoothly. This data gives consumer goods companies a leg up on the competition and allows them to more proactively plan for what their retailers will order.

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Will Consumer Goods Be Stronger from the Pandemic?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Consumer goods article and permission to publish here provided by Wouter Nederkoorn. We all know and regularly purchase Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG, often also referred to as Consumer Packaged Goods, or CPG). Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Wanted: Leaders in the Consumer Goods Supply Chain

The Network Effect

How breaking out of the traditional enterprise paradigm can radically simplify and streamline the retail and consumer goods supply chain. The post Wanted: Leaders in the Consumer Goods Supply Chain appeared first on The Network Effect. The Network Effect

Reimagining the Consumer Goods Supply Chain in the Era of Intelligent Automation

Supply Chain Brain

Whether you are manufacturing toothpaste or t-shirts, a digital supply chain is essential to keeping the shelves stocked for your customers

Case study: supply chain forecasting as a service in consumer goods

Aioneers

In that case, supply chain planning as a service can be a good alternative by utilizing the expertise of specialized data scientists to increase the quality of your forecasts.

Case study: inventory management as a service at a global consumer goods manufacturer 

Aioneers

As supply chains are becoming increasingly more complex, managed services are gaining importance as this allows businesses to profit from expertise in those fields they need it, as they need it.

Consumer Goods Forum Creates Sustainable Supply Chain Program

Material Handling and Logistics

"Today, any company wanting to assess the sustainability of their value chains faces a confusing array of different technical standards and auditing approaches,” Peter Freedman, managing director, The Consumer Goods Forum. In an effort to support the development of socially and environmentally responsible supply chains around the world, the Board of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has decided to create the Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI).

What’s Going On With Inflation of Consumer Goods in 2022?

BlueYonder

A December Labor Department report shows that the price of consumer goods increased by 6.8% With all these burning questions, we reached out to our consumer-packaged goods (CPG) and manufacturing expert and CVP of Industry Strategies, Shri Hariharan , to get some answers. Consumer staples: Across the board, everyday consumer staples in CPG, food and beverage, and home and garden have already experienced price increases.

VERTICAL FOCUS | Fast-Moving Consumer Goods

Inbound Logistics

FMCG retailers need to be aware of four key areas as they build their future omnichannel supply chains, finds RSR Research's Supply Chain Management 2018 report

Fast-Moving Consumer Goods Insight Report II

Supply Chain 24/7

This report discusses what goes behind the strategic decisions of Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) companies, and how modern network optimization solutions can help improve them

8 Tips for Efficient Omnichannel Distribution

Kane is Able

Supply Chain Challenges Consumer Goods LogisticsAs the percent of online sales grow and as the line between web and traditional retail store fulfillment blurs, E-retailers and brands need to assess their fulfillment capabilities and those of their 3PL omnichannel distribution partners.

8 Tips for Efficient Omnichannel Distribution

Kane is Able

Supply Chain Challenges Consumer Goods LogisticsAs the percent of online sales grow and as the line between web and traditional retail store fulfillment blurs, E-retailers and brands need to assess their fulfillment capabilities and those of their 3PL omnichannel distribution partners.

Why You Should Move Secondary Packaging Closer to the Consumer

Kane is Able

Consumer Goods Logistics Warehouse OperationsMuch of the cost and complexity in CPG supply chains happen post manufacturing. Think about it. You might have one product – a potato chip – that gets packaged in dozens of ways.

Why You Should Move Secondary Packaging Closer to the Consumer

Kane is Able

Consumer Goods Logistics Warehouse OperationsMuch of the cost and complexity in CPG supply chains happen post manufacturing. Think about it. You might have one product – a potato chip – that gets packaged in dozens of ways.

Consumer Goods Technology Releases List of Top Supply Chain Companies

Logility

Consumer Goods Technology recently released its 2012 Consumer Goods Technology Reader’s Choice survey results. " Aggressive competitors, margin erosion, and quickly changing consumer preferences and behaviors pose serious challenges to the consumer goods industry. In Supply Chain Planning, Logility was voted highest in customer experience of all solution providers.

Consumer-Goods Makers See Pandemic Changes as Lasting – The Wall Street Journal.

Operations and Supply Chain Management

Consumer-Goods Makers See Pandemic Changes as Lasting. I thought you would be interested in the following story from The Wall Street Journal. Download the Wall Street Journal app here: WSJ. – Bob

Five Steps to Transform Your Consumer Goods Supply Chain

Supply Chain 24/7

Linking real-time demand with a timely supply response allows companies to commit with confidence and profitably capture growth opportunities in today’s volatile markets

Turning Your Consumer Goods Supply Chain Into a Competitive Advantage

E2open

Turning Your Consumer Goods Supply Chain Into a Competitive Advantage. Today’s modern supply chains are multi-enterprise, starting with consumers, retailers, distributors; and flowing through an extended network of suppliers, contract manufacturers, and other third parties. Finished goods are planned weeks or even months in advance yet shippers are the last to know, often finding out as orders cross their desks. Consumer Goods.

Pharma companies will increasingly take cues from retail and consumer goods….why?

The Network Effect

If you want to know ahead of time the changes awaiting the pharmaceuticals supply chain it is useful to extrapolate experiences from the consumer and retail sectors, which were dealing with the same trends and pressures long before pharmaceuticals (for example, the proliferation of distribution channels). The post Pharma companies will increasingly take cues from retail and consumer goods… why?