Supply chains pose a complex challenge for CPG companies as they orchestrate millions of moving parts. Savvy businesses are building agility into their supply chains by optimizing every element of the process.
The Autonomous Journey: Transforming Demand Planning in CPG and Retail Supply Chains
Do you want to learn how you can add resiliency to your supply chain so you’re not left flat-footed when the next disruption occurs?
Improve supply chain resilience and agility while reducing costs
With AWS, CPG companies can gain end-to-end visibility to track and trace products through the entire supply chain, break down data silos across the supply network, and use AI to identify potential risks, improve forecasts, optimize inventory, and reduce distribution costs.
Supply chain visibility
Predict supply risks and reduce late deliveries by 60% with greater visibility—from raw material availability to final delivery. AWS enables companies to analyze internal and external supply chain data sources to predict risks and prescribe recommendations to better manage inventory and capacity.
AI-driven demand planning
Sense consumer demand and improve forecast accuracy by up to 50% while lowering inventory holding costs 20%. AWS provides sophisticated ML and deep learning models that can incorporate detailed internal and external data to improve demand planning and inventory management.
Reduce warehousing, fulfillment, and transportation costs by 20% while reducing carbon emissions. Take advantage of 25 years of experience in optimizing fulfillment operations from the warehouse to the customer’s distribution center or the consumer’s front door.
We work with the industry’s leading consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies—innovators and pioneers—who expect more from their technology partners and know that great experiences speak louder than words. Learn more about the exciting ways CPG companies are leading their customer journeys with AWS.
How Heineken’s Connected Brewery Ecosystem fuels automation
Wiggert Deelen, Senior Director of Global Supply Chain Transformation at the Heineken Company, shares how he and his team crafted Heineken’s Connected Brewery Ecosystem while drawing attention to some lessons they learned along the way.
Aramex improved product deliveries with ML
Carrier prevents food waste with IoT, analytics, and ML
Carrier worked with AWS to develop Lynx, a digital platform that unifies and streamlines the cold chain.
Kimberly-Clark optimized processes with a digital twin using SAP data
With the help of AWS Partner, Llamasoft, Kimberly-Clark, one of the largest CPG companies in the world, created an AWS digital twin to accelerate growth in the Chinese market. As the market expanded, the company realized significant logistics cost savings and redeployed human resources to other activities.
Royal FloraHolland improved operational efficiencies with ML
As the world’s largest flower auction company, Royal FloraHolland wanted to become data driven. The company worked with AWS ML Competency Partner, Xebia, to develop a data science program to optimize operations.
Innovate with key CPG industry partners
Infor Supply Chain Management solutions deliver intelligent, real-time supply chain orchestration by digitalizing end-to-end supply chain processes.
Respond quickly and cost-effectively to changes in supply, demand, and market conditions, with agile integrated supply chain planning software from SAP.
Connected Planning aligns people, data, and plans across every part of the business for improved, faster decision-making.
Trax provides an accurate and consistent way for CPG manufacturers and retailers to collect, measure, and analyze what is happening on the physical shelf.
Noodle.ai is a leader in FlowOps, a category of AI software that aims to eliminate operations entropy across an entire supply chain, from raw materials to shelf.
AWS CPG Service Partners
Our network of AWS Service Partners offers strategy and deployment services to help CPG brands accelerate their digital transformation across the supply chain.
Peak allows retailers and CPG brands to supercharge the supply and demand cycle to maximize profit and increase forecasting and purchasing accuracy.
Plantensive helps customers implement and optimize dynamic and reliable supply chain, retail planning, and category management solutions to meet demand efficiently and build network resiliency.
AWS and Deloitte empower CPG companies to transform their business, innovate faster, and grow ahead of the curve by combining cloud technologies with deep experience.
CPG solutions from AWS Partners are also available on AWS Marketplace, a digital catalog of third-party software, services, and data that makes it easy to find, buy, deploy, and manage software on AWS.
As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run better.
Connected Planning aligns people, data and plans across every part of the business for improved, faster decision-making.
FlowOps is a new category of AI software for CPGs. It is designed to help take supply chain and manufacturing operations reach a new level of performance.
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