Industry 4.0 is a manufacturing revolution that will increase productivity, shift economics, foster industrial growth, and modify the profile of the workforce—ultimately changing the competitiveness of companies and regions.
Offering a diverse product portfolio is essential to achieving a competitive advantage. But it also raises the risks of increasing costs and supply chain complexity without a clear payoff. How can you maximize product diversity while minimizing supply chain complexity?
Time to Shift Gears: Top Trends in the CPG Supply Chain
What keeps supply chain leaders at consumer packaged-goods companies awake at night? Transportation and network redesign are their top two concerns. Others include rising freight costs, declining service levels, expanding inventories, and disappointing results from forecasting improvements.
A Hard Road: Why CPG Companies Need a Strategic Approach to Transportation
Capacity constraints have made transportation the number-one worry of supply chain leaders at consumer packaged-goods companies By elevating transportation on the strategic agenda, leaders can do more than manage costs—they can also secure competitive advantage.