The consumer Goods Industry is highly competitive and supply chain complexities further add to the challenges. To make the situation better, consumer goods companies depend on effective demand planning. But how can they go about it?
Much has been written about artificial intelligence (AI) software and robotics in the warehouse from a technology and functionality perspective. Far less has been written about the broad question of who “owns”this type of “smart fulfillment” in an organization.
An organisation’s supply chain is the biggest carbon emitter which means that transitioning to greener and more sustainable supply chains is crucial. But making changes that reduce those emissions, can sometimes feel like an overwhelming project.
We know that this labor crunch is no joke, and surging e-commerce demands, the “Great Resignation”, and supply chain disruptions have not made it any easier on companies’ bottom line. It’s clear that companies can no longer rely on abundant labor to run warehouses or factories.