AWS for Industries

Tag: Demand Forecasting

How to mitigate customer pain points through implementation of digital transformation (DX) technology

What will not change in the retail industry? Even 10 years from today, customers will still want more product selections at a lower price through more convenient services. Recognizing these constant customer demands, Amazon has continued to grow sustainably by focusing on three factors: selection, price, and convenience (or SPC). In other words, Amazon has […]

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CPG Companies: Improve Demand Forecasting to Boost Sales on Amazon

For consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies that sell finished goods on Amazon, improving demand forecasting can be a large step towards maximizing revenue. CPG companies must accurately forecast and anticipate variable product demand to provide sufficient time to manufacture and deliver products to Amazon’s fulfillment centers. Many CPG companies already use Amazon Vendor Central, yet […]

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Practical Applications of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to Fuel Growth for CPG Companies

The concept of artificial intelligence (AI) has been around for centuries as philosophers and thinkers pondered the possibility of creating machines capable of thinking and functioning like humans. The advent of computers in the early 20th century finally placed the promise of AI within reach. However, computer scientists realized they needed enormous amounts of data […]

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CPG Partner Conversations: Managing Global Supply Chains into the Future with Plantensive

The COVID-19 pandemic created unprecedented disruption. In just a few days, our world turned upside down. As shelter-in-place lockdowns, mask mandates, and social distancing rules took hold, new consumption patterns quickly emerged. Arguably, no industry felt this dramatic impact more than consumer packaged goods (CPG). However, industry leaders are forging ahead with resilience, tenacity, and […]

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How an Old-fashioned Doorstep Delivery of Bottled Milk is Making a Comeback Powered by AI-Driven Supply Chain

An old concept of milk delivered to customer doorstep is making a big come back in fresh new ways. Home milk delivery from local dairy farms was a staple for many households in the 1950s and ’60s. With the rise of the supermarkets and refrigeration becoming widely available, the doorstep delivery of fresh milk went […]

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Get Results in Just Three Weeks: Take the OTIF Challenge with Noodle.ai

You know the saying: Results speak louder than words. But fast results speak even louder. Which is why at AWS, we say speed and fast results are critical to business survival. With CPG leaders forging ahead with resilience, tenacity, and innovation, those continuing to innovate at speed are delivering crucial business results. And now, it’s […]

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Retail Partner Conversations: How Innovative Retailers Are Embracing AI-based Decision Making with Peak

As retailers around the world are experiencing unprecedented disruption, industry leaders are demonstrating resilience, tenacity, and a capacity for innovation. We’ve embarked on a series of conversations with executives from AWS Retail Competency Partners to showcase their leadership and innovation in challenging times. In the latest installment of our AWS Retail Competency Partner Conversations blog […]

CPG Partner Conversations: Supply Chain Planning Transformation with Noodle.ai

The COVID-19 pandemic created unprecedented disruption. In a matter of days, our world turned upside down. As shelter-in-place lockdowns, mask mandates, and social-distancing rules took hold, new patterns of consumption quickly emerged. Arguably, no industry felt the pandemic’s dramatic impact more than consumer packaged goods (CPG). However, leaders are forging ahead with resilience, tenacity, and […]

Recapping re:Invent 2020: What’s New in CPG, Part 2

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: AWS re:Invent 2020 was a huge success! At our annual technology conference back in December, we learned about many advances in AWS technologies. I posted a couple of weeks ago covering some of the new foundational technologies that can help CPGs “Make” production processes more streamlined […]