AWS for Industries

Accelerate innovation in Consumer Packaged Goods with AWS Partners

Consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies are facing unique challenges in today’s hypercompetitive marketplace. Whether those challenges are slow market growth, increased competition, shifting consumer behaviors, commodities shortages, or inflationary pressures, they must push ahead to stay afloat.

Together, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and AWS Partners enable CPG companies such as Heineken, Dole Foods, and Philips to accelerate growth, innovation, and digitally transform the CPG industry.

AWS for CPG: How AWS Partners are helping CPGs accelerate innovation

To accelerate revenue growth, AWS and AWS Partners enable CPGs to reinvent product development, manufacturing, supply chain, marketing, unified commerce, and digital transformation with unmatched compute, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and analytics capabilities.

In our latest ebook, “Accelerate innovation leveraging AI/ML in Consumer Packaged Goods with AWS Partners” we explore:

  • How AWS and its partners help CPG companies draw key business insights from petabytes of data using unmatched compute capabilities, AI and ML to predict opportunities and risks in time to act.
  • How AWS and its partners empower CPG companies to drive digital transformation across the organization to reduce costs while innovating key enterprise applications
  • How to find best-in-class AWS Partner solutions for CPG.
  • How AWS Solutions Consulting provides vetted solutions to common business and technical problems—deployed with help from AWS Partners.
  • How companies like Danone, Britvic, and Stanley Black & Decker are using AWS Partner solutions, services, and guidance to accelerate innovation and digital transformation in the CPG industry.

The AWS Partner Network (APN)

The AWS Partner Network (APN) is an integral part of our commitment to provide customers of all sizes, and in any industry around the world, a distinguishable network of partners across 150+ countries leveraging reliable and secure cloud services. AWS Partners are uniquely qualified to help customers accelerate their journey to the cloud, to innovate, and to take full advantage of the breadth and depth of AWS.

Partners choose to work with AWS because we are dedicated to providing all our partners with opportunities to grow their business and help them deliver on our shared obsession to meet customer needs.

Why work with an AWS Partner?

Whether it’s time to modernize your business, expand your solutions, or drive your business into a new, innovative territory, an AWS Partner can be a game-changer. Our robust AWS Partner community features over 100,000 partners from more than 150 countries. This vibrant, diverse network of partners can help you deliver greater value for your business, increase agility, and lower costs. On top of this, AWS Partners offer a powerful set of qualifications that are hard to find anywhere else, such as:

Innovation – AWS Partners help you keep pace with cutting edge technologies, providing innovative, scalable and cost-effective solutions and capabilities for your organization. Realize faster time to value with products and professional services from thousands of partners in AWS Marketplace. 

Expertise – AWS Partners are strategic experts and experienced builders that help address your specific business needs. Unlock greater business value with AWS Specialization Partners that have deep technical knowledge and proven customer success.

Global Reach – Wherever you want your business to go, there is an AWS partner ready to help. Choose from a global community of trusted AWS Partners across software, hardware, and services.

Between increased competition, pandemic-induced commodity shortages, and shifting consumer behaviors, CPG companies have seen it all. But that doesn’t mean these challenges need to derail your track to success. No matter where you are in your journey, AWS and AWS Partners are here to help move you forward, giving you access to innovative, global companies and solutions that accelerate innovation and revenue growth.

Ready to accelerate innovation in CPG? Download our ebook “Accelerate innovation leveraging AI/ML in Consumer Packaged Goods with AWS Partners” to learn more.

Check out more AWS Partners or contact an AWS Representative to know how we can help accelerate your business.

Kevin E. McCurdy

Kevin E. McCurdy

Kevin E. McCurdy is global CPG segment lead at APN for AWS, responsible for identifying and engaging relationships with strategic ISV and SI Partners. Previously, he served as VP of demand signal management at E2open; was cofounder and VP of strategic accounts for Orchestro, which was later acquired by E2open; and was also cofounder and VP of business development and services at Mercari Technologies. McCurdy has over 25 years of experience in supply chain management, category management, and demand signal management, working with global CPG companies and retailers, including Coca-Cola, General Mills, Kellogg’s, PepsiCo, Unilever, and Kraft-Heinz. He holds a BSc in business logistics and international business from Penn State.

Kate Wiley

Kate Wiley

Kate Wiley is the Head of Retail Industry Marketing at AWS. Prior to AWS, Kate held several marketing roles for retailers such as Dick’s Sporting Goods, Reebok, Drybar, and Jenny Craig. As the Head of Retail Industry Marketing, Kate is responsible for supporting and educating retailers on how to use the cloud to build closer consumer relationships with their brand, optimize operations, and accelerate their digital transformation with AWS.