Consumer Packaged Goods Supply Chain Management
In an industry where consumer buying behaviors change rapidly, the challenge of getting the right products in the preferred channels at the right time has companies working to advance digital strategies to modernize their supply chains at record speed. Building resiliency means the ability to predict demand, supply constraints, and gain visibility into logistics all the way to last-mile delivery. These complex challenges require a connected, multi-enterprise platform.
Henkel – AI and data: the forefront of SC improvements
Leaders from Henkel discuss how they partnered with e2open to use demand sensing AI to significantly improve supply chain forecasting — even during the major disruptions of a pandemic.
Major CPG company finds success with end-to-end digital transformation
e2open’s platform gives decision makers visibility into all tiers of the end-to-end supply chain, facilitating faster decisions and enabling collaboration with supply chain partners.
Forecasting and inventory performance during the Covid-19 pandemic
This executive brief summarizes key findings in e2open’s 2021 Forecasting and Inventory Benchmark Study, an annual report that analyzes real operational data from leading global manufacturers. Read about supply chain performance during the pandemic and the impact on key areas of business such as service levels, production efficiency, forecast accuracy, and inventory optimization
Increase in near-term forecast accuracy
Decrease in excess and obsolete
Reduction in the cycle time required to resolve issues
Connected and collaborating to take on any supply chain challenge
Only a connected supply chain platform with a network at the core can conquer the complex challenges facing CPG companies. E2open’s connected supply chain platform provides end-to-end visibility and control using harmonized, decision-grade data to predict changes in demand, improve supply assurance, and manage disruptions collaboratively with all trading partners.
Predict volatile consumer demand
Access and process demand signals from outside your enterprise to “sense” demand for greater forecast accuracy and higher customer service levels.
Reduce supply risk and collaborate with suppliers
Be the brand of choice for suppliers to do business with when you are connected, sharing data, communicating, and tackling disruptions on a single, easy-to-use platform.
Gain logistics visibility all the way to last mile delivery
Consistently know the real-time status – with extreme accuracy – of goods on the move from first move in product to final delivery for all shipment modes legs, and regions, including estimated times of arrival (ETAs).
Advance your ESG readiness
Your ESG readiness – the ability to track and report impacts, reduce your company’s footprint, maintain an ethical supply chain, and meet compliance requirements – starts and ends with a connected supply chain.
Featured solutions for Consumer Packaged Goods
Anticipate, understand, and shape customer demand with advanced machine learning algorithms and automation powered by information from across all sales channels.
Create highly accurate near-term forecasts that reflect current market realities by using real-time data, automation, and machine learning algorithms.
Demand Signal Management
Power planning and execution by leveraging automation, natural language processing, and forecasting techniques to collect, harmonize, and enrich retailer demand signals.
Multi-Echelon Inventory Optimization
Optimize materials and finished goods at all stocking echelons in the value chain, from internal operations to supplier and channel ecosystems.
Collaborate with suppliers across every tier to take control and automate real-time information exchanges with partners to increase efficiencies, establish supply availability, and reduce supply risk.
Simplify and optimize logistics activities using a single application for planning, carrier procurement, execution, and settlement across all modes and regions.
Ship and track packages across the globe with a single integrated platform for selecting the optimal carrier and service, creating labels, manifesting, and tracking.