The retail supply chain is under siege. A number of recent trends have placed significant onus and pressure on retail supply chain performance. These trends include the always-connected consumer, a shift in store formats and missions, the rise of multi-channel commerce, localized assortments and planning, value chain transparency, and the rise of cloud-based computing, to name some key ones.
A consumer-driven, digitally connected and integrated, end-to-end supply chain planning process can help retailers and consumer packaged goods manufacturers relieve some of these pressures. In this eBook, we’ll review leading practices for improving supply chain agility—and outline how to digitally connect the retail supply chain to maximize revenue and margins while removing costs and simplifying planning activities across the entire value chain.