SaaS POS Boosts Data Analytics for Small Manufacturers

Small manufacturers, typically unable to afford the cost and manage the scale of a demand signal repository (DSR), are finding new options. Source: TechTarget.com “A lot of retailers are offering up data to manufacturers,” said Amy Drevna, senior vice president of marketing at One Network, which provides planning, execution and business-intelligence services on a federated cloud-computing platform. “We try to …

Quick Payback Supply Chain Visibility Projects

Solving the challenge of end-to-end visibility As manufacturers’ supply chains go global and become increasingly complex, getting end-to-end supply chain visibility across an extended value chain is a little bit like trying to keep pace on a treadmill. Therefore, experts suggest manufacturers take on the visibility challenge by narrowing the scope of their efforts to the primary pain point surrounding …

Retailers Help Del Monte See Future

Del Monte CIO Marc Brown shares strategies for improving demand-planning accuracy with Industry Week. A recent AMR Research report suggests the economic downturn should have served as a “wake-up call” for the importance of sales and operations planning (S&OP). An S&OP plan is typically characterized as a consensus process that involves stakeholders internally and externally throughout an organization, says Jane …

Del Monte Improves On-Shelf Availability and Shrinks Inventory Costs With Retailer Collaboration Through One Network

Case Study on Del Monte’s success with One Network, by transforming its consumer goods supply chain into a consumer-driven network. Read how Del Monte transitioned to a consumer-driven network and achieved higher on-shelf availability with lower inventory levels. See the Del Monte Case Study. Being out of stock at the retail shelf is the eighth deadly sin for suppliers. Although …

Consumer-Driven Supply Chain Case Study: Del Monte Puts the Customer First

Del Monte’s transition to a consumer-driven supply chain leads to dramatic improvements Del Monte was able to pull off a collaborative feat that is rarely seen in the consumer goods industry. with a consumer-driven network powered by One Network. Read more at Del Monte Puts the Customer First in Consumer Goods Technology The Value of Supply Chain Execution However, even …