Inventory and ROI: Key Takeaways from Our Executive Roundtable

Following our very informative recent virtual roundtable of supply chain executives facilitated by my colleague David Kane, I was anxious to take a turn in the moderator’s chair for our next executive roundtable, ‘How to Maximize ROI of Your Inventory in Today’s Uncertain World?’, this past August 11.  

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Infographic: CPG Checklist - Supply Chain Safeguards

Seventy-six percent of supply chain leaders are saying they are facing greater and more frequent disruptions than three years ago. In this Infographic, compiled by Consumer Goods Technology, supply chain leaders can learn what others are doing and create plans to mitigate their risks. 

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Retail Pricing: Time to Break Some Old Rules?

Among other reasons we’ve talked about, many retailers are looking at AI-powered pricing solutions because they feel confined by strict sets of pricing rules and policies, often put in place many years ago—long before modern data science was even a concept.

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Supply Chain Execs Share Real-World Inventory/Demand Problems

On the heels of our very well-received co-presentation with Phillips CSCO Ivanka Janssen on AI at last month’s Gartner Supply Chain Symposium in Orlando, I had the pleasure of facilitating our June 30 virtual roundtable—'Align Inventory to Consumer Demand’.  

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The secret ingredient to achieve AI results - it’s not the data.

Retail and CPG companies struggle to balance investments that remediate short-term pains and improve long-term resiliency. Disillusionment over prior investment payoffs, plus being in constant crisis mode, has supply chain executives focusing on fundamentalssuch as efficiency improvements and cost containment. 

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