Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated, the second-largest Coke bottler in the U.S., has upgraded its JDA Software supply chain management solutions to Version 7.4, including JDA Demand, JDA Fulfillment and JDA Transportation Planning.
With use of the software, Coca-Cola Consolidated achieved substantial inventory reductions while also delivering significant improvements in customer service levels, says David Johnston, JDA Software senior vice president of manufacturing and wholesale distribution.
He says that sales from new product introductions also improved greatly. "More and more companies are focusing on achieving true supply chain optimization excellence in a quest to deliver improved market responsiveness, better lifecycle management, optimized network-wide inventory levels, increased customer service levels, and reduced logistics costs," says Johnston. "JDA Software has continually delivered innovation that provides manufacturers, wholesale distributors and retailers with unparalleled optimization and visibility into the extended supply chain that enables them to delight their customers and shareholders alike."
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