Supply Chain Analysis
Waitrose & Partners
Availability and service
Collaboration and best practice
Cost to serve
Demand and supply planning
Waste and sustainability
Comment and opinion
Inventory management presentations
Omnichannel in Europe
In this presentation, we define omnichannel retailing and look at how it impacts on retailers' and suppliers' operations.
Transformative technologies in Q2 2021
15 of our favourite examples of technology being used to enhance the food and consumer goods industry in Q2.
Store of the future 2030
This report provides our vision for how food and consumer goods stores will evolve over the next decade. The world in 2030 will look very different to today and how people shop for their food and consumer goods is changing rapidly. Traditional store operating models are coming under significant strain and we believe that retailers and suppliers need to work harder to evolve store formats to ensure that they reflect how people shop today and will do in the future.
Save Mart Companies use inventory robots in-store
The Save Mart Companies have launched a pilot program, in partnership with Simbe, to trial the autonomous inventory robot Tally in select Save Mart, Lucky/Lucky California and FoodMaxx banners in the Modesto and East Bay areas.
Boston Dynamics unveils new warehouse robot
Massachusetts-based robotics company Boston Dynamics has unveiled a new warehouse robot called ‘Stretch’ that’s specialised in case handling.
Winning in omnichannel
Retailers and suppliers are generating positive returns as they implement omnichannel-focused initiatives. From higher shopper spend to more efficient operations, omnichannel projects are helping companies stand out and gain share.
Ox’s smart glasses, AR-powered fulfilment solution
Ox is a US-based order fulfilment software provider that allows companies to fully optimize their fulfilment operations by empowering their workforce to do more. It has benefited recently from an investment round that included MaC Venture Capital and Cortado Ventures, in addition to Vuzix Corporation.
Supply chain analytics
In this report, we explore how supply chain analytics can bring out the best of the data available, and how it can positively impact the performance of the whole supply chain.
NEW: Industry benchmarking 2020 - part 4: Forecasting and demand planning
This report presents the findings of our 2020 demand forecasting benchmarking survey, with manufacturer and retailer performance data on key metrics such as forecast accuracy and forecast bias and data on forecasting practices.
Industry benchmarking 2020 - part 3: Inventory management
This report focuses on inventory, with manufacturer and retailer performance data, insight on how inventory is managed and key changes to inventory over the last year.