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Presentations

07/08/2014
Procter and Gamble’s recent announcement that it is selling more than half of its brands is part of a growing trend for FMCG manufacturers. Here we look at the different techniques being employed and offer four reasons why we think they are doing this.
30/06/2014

Every quarter we review the strategic developments in the supply chains of FMCG manufacturing businesses. This quarter we have seen manufacturers investing in new technologies, taking steps towards more sustainable supply chains, rationalising their product portfolios and investing in physical infrastructure.

09/06/2014
Carrefour Italia was looking to improve the efficiency of its inbound order scheduling. They were not using formal time slots and this was causing operational difficulties and increasing cost.

This presentation looks at how they solved this with the rollout of a new transport planning system and the benefits Carrefour Italia, and their trading partners, realised.

06/01/2014
Every quarter we review what the strategic developments have been for the supply chains of FMCG manufacturing businesses. In Q4 2013, we have seen manufacturers focus on reducing complexity, and shortening the supply chain through innovation.
21/08/2013

This step-by-step guide will help you identify how you can cut costs by identifying the waste in your value chain, the source of that waste and the activities that add value and those that don’t. You will also be able to identify what impedes customer satisfaction and how best you can use Value Stream Mapping to improve your business performance.

31/07/2013
Every quarter we review what the strategic developments have been for the supply chains of FMCG manufacturing businesses. This quarter we have seen manufacturers that are at the forefront of supply chain thinking focus on restructuring and distribution networks, stepping up collaboration and developing their people.
29/04/2013

How are businesses re-structuring their operations to boost their bottom lines? We look at the trends in the global FMCG supply chain in the first quarter of 2013 to help you understand where leading manufacturers are investing their resources.

19/02/2013
Nisa, a UK based fascia group, was looking at ways to save money and improve operational processes for its members. The members were faced with availability and inventory challenges at their stores which were attributed to the use of multiple logistics suppliers. Through collaboration with DHL, which was made the fascia group’s only logistics supplier, it was able to realise financial savings, availability improvements and a reduction of its impact on the environment. This case study explains how Nisa implemented this solution and the benefits that were realised.
19/12/2012

We look at the trends in the global FMCG supply chain in the fourth quarter of 2012 in this presentation. How are businesses re-engineering their networks to make their supply chains fit-for-purpose? And, what do you need to think about to stay ahead of your peer group? Read this presentation to get an external perspective of what you must focus on in 2013.

06/12/2012

IGD’s Supply Chain Summit in November reinforced what many already know – the economy is not improving and neither is shopper sentiment. Retailers and manufacturers continue to fight for every pound and competition is intense. The industry is facing a number of challenges and supply chains are increasingly complex. Discover the four routes you can take to help tackle these challenges and achieve more with less in your supply chain.