Supply Chain Planning in the Food and Beverage Industries


Food manufacturers face a lengthy list of tough supply chain challenges including long raw material lead times, volatile commodity price fluctuations, safety and quality issues, high demand uncertainty and seasonality, never-ending new product introductions (NPIs), and more. Savvy supply chain teams know that supply chain planning, optimization capabilities and advanced analytics are the ticket to proactively tackle these challenges and make dramatic performance improvements. This white paper discusses how decisions based on data and the application of powerful algorithms, not emotions, can help build a highly efficient food and beverage supply chain, one that enhances throughput and delivers operational flexibility.