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Five Steps to Transform Your Consumer Goods Supply Chain

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.

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This paper details why companies that use demand sensing receive the best forecast for response and execution time horizons, it also provides research from Nucleus about demystifying demand sensing.

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.

Forecasting Techniques that Produce Superior Results.

Inventory buffers can counteract the effects of inaccurate forecasts...but, are you setting wrong inventory targets because your inventory optimization solution doesn’t understand how bad the forecast really is?

According to KPMG’s 2016 Global Consumer Executive Top of Mind Survey, the use of predictive analytics was set to double by 2018.

This white paper explores how innovative IBP technologies can help drive the right process and the best business value in an environment where volatility is the “new normal."

Large, high-profile organizations are leveraging E2open’s unified, end-to-end platform to bring together planning and execution, supported by the application breadth to meet functional requirements and the depth to solve new challenges.

E2open’s Multi-Echelon Inventory Optimization solution provides accurate modeling of current conditions, optimal inventory targets, fast run-times and rapid analyses, enabling organizations to reduce inventory while protecting or increasing service levels and customer satisfaction.

In recent years, product variety in the food & drink industry has exploded and competition has become intense.

A forecast is more than a projection of future business; it is a request for product (or a request for resources to ensure supply of a product). Forecast accuracy is crucial for achieving both customer service goals as well as ensuring proper utilization of resources to drive profitable business growth.

Boon Edam was looking to shift towards a combined business model of “made to stock” and “assembly to order” - where modules which could be placed into a configuration requested by the customer would be ready for production.

Recently I got an email from the North Pole saying that Santa Claus wanted to talk with me...I will have to admit that when you get a request from the head of the elves it is not something you want to ignore. A phone call was set up for later that week.

For retailers, the ability to capture and analyze retail data to make marketing suggestions is well recognized, however, as a transformative technology, it’s no little black dress that pulls everything together, it’s actually an accessory, and the same can be said for machine learning.

This whitepaper shares best methods on how to forecast demand accuracy.

Inventory improvements efficiencies translate into improved financial metrics.