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Consumer Goods to Retail Supply Chain Resource Center News from the Web

On this page, we provide a variety of resources to help you understand and improve supply chain practices in the consumer goods-to-retail value chain.


Up to the minute web news, articles, white papers, reports, supply chain solutions, expert commentary - you will find it all here.


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Featured SCDigest Articles and Video on the Consumer Goods-to-Retail Supply Chain
Supply Chain News: Goya Foods Shows Path to Success for Mid-Market Companies from New Supply Chain Planning Tools

RFID and AIDC News: Will Bar Code Base Self-Scanning Systems Doom Item-Level RFID Tagging in CPG to Retail?

Supply Chain News: SABMiller Finds that Less is Sometimes More When it Comes to Supply Chain Planning System Success

Vendor Compliance Maturity Model

Supply Chain Video: Getting Vendor Compliance Programs Right

RFID and Auto ID News: Use of QR Code is Exploding, but the Fast and Easy Approach May Lead to Problems

Supply Chain News: Trip Report: JDA Software User Conference 2011

Green Supply Chain News: Consumer Interest in Green Products Still Tepid, Headed Down

Supply Chain News: Second Annual ASN Study by Auburn University Professors Finds Retail Practices and Results Vary Substantially

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week: Level of ASN Accuracy

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Featured Videocasts

Grow Sales & Profits through Consumer-Driven Category Management, with Frito-lay

How Category Management can Create a Strategic Differentiator and Drive More Sales at the Shelf; Featuring Dave Boissevain, Director of Category Management, Frito-Lay

David Boissevain



Advance Ship Notices in the Retail Supply Chain - The Path Forward

Gough Grubbs, EVP of Logistics and Distribution for Stage Stores, and Dr. Brian Gibson of Auburn University Look at How to Improve ASN Accuaracy

Gough Grubbs

Stage Stories


Supply Chain Digest Letter on
The Consumer Goods to Retail Industry Supply Chain


Download it right now. 16-pages of detailed information and insight!


RetailWire Corner


Rebound Won't Slow Down Dollar Store Growth

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picWhite Paper: Five Strategies to Help Mid-Sized Manufacturers
This white paper discusses how Consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies face a constant battle for market share and retail shelf space.the Five Strategies to Help Mid-Sized Manufacturers Compete and Win. Provided by Kane is Able.
picLogistics Support for Trade Promotions: A View from the Trenches
How Poor Planning Undermines the Profitability of CPG Promotions
picSCDigest Letter on the Green Supply Chain
e-version of the full 16-page version of the SCDigest Letter on the Green Supply Chain 2009
picWhite Paper: Improving Forecast Accuracy
White paper from Logility on Keys to Improving Forecast Accuracy
picRockline Industries TMS Case Study
Consumer Goods company Rockline Industries finds great success with TMS.
picConsumer Goods Industry TMS Case Study
Case study on how one consumer goods company saved millions from a new TMS.
picCase Study: Heinz Gets to One Number Forecasting
Case Study on how Heinz transformed its demand planning function and got to one number forecasting for the enterprise.
picWhite Paper: Benchmarking the Perfect Order
How well are companies in the consumer goods to retail channel doing in terms of perfect order achievement? This study looks at results from shipments from over 4500 suppliers - and the results are surprising.
picInventory Optimization White Paper: Constraint-Based Synchronization
Optimizing consumer goods manufacturing with constraint-based Supply Chain synchronization
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ASNs and Inventory Control

Featuring Gough Grubbs, EVP Logistics and Distribution, Stage Stores



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State of the Retail Supply Chain 2010

2nd Annual Study for RetaIL Industry Leaders Association by Dr. Brian Gibson, Auburn University

Dr. Brian Gibson

Auburn University

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Enabling the Customer-Driven

Value Chain

JDA Software is focused on helping companies realize real supply chain and revenue management results – fast.

JDA Software delivers integrated merchandising as well as supply chain and revenue management planning, execution, and optimization solutions for the consumer-driven supply chain and services industries.


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