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Tag: Demand Planning

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Part 2: How Retailers are Leveraging Cloud Technologies to Transform their Supply Chains

In my previous blog, Four Supply Chain Disruptions Retailers Must Overcome, I discussed the four disruptions that retailers must overcome to improve their supply chain intelligence and meet customers’ fulfillment demands. To recap, intelligent retail supply chains are automated to increase efficiency, speed, and adaptability to disruption. Retailers have put building intelligent supply chains at […]

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Intelligent automation for demand planning

Introduction Businesses need a unified real-time planning environment to optimize planning and democratize decision-making across lines of business and business activities, from strategic to operational levels. Machine learning (ML) can help increase the planning forecast accuracy. However, ML model outputs are not yet easy to use directly in business planning organizations. In this blog for […]

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Demand Planning

The Autonomous Journey: How CPG Firms Can Transform Supply Chain Demand Planning

Demand disruption has been a huge challenge for consumer packaged goods (CPG) supply chain management in 2020, and it will continue to be a big issue going forward. As we discussed in an earlier blog post, Data-driven Demand Planning: Managing Disruption in CPG with ML and Demand Sensing, one part of solving supply-chain demand disruption […]

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CPG Partner Conversations: Fractal.ai

The COVID-19 pandemic created unprecedented disruption, and 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 shopping quickly emerged. Arguably, no other industry felt the dramatic impact of the pandemic more than consumer packaged goods (CPG). However, leaders are forging […]

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Using AI/ML to Transform Your Retail Demand Planning

I was on a panel last year hosted by AWS Partners Rackspace and retailers Sainsbury’s and Sofology. The final question was, “What are you going to do for the first time in 2021?” As I pondered the question, I thought about what AWS retail customers should do for the first time in 2021. My response […]

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