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Grocery retailers and food manufacturers collaborate to save up to 22%


June 04, 2012

Beyond the grocery aisle, a complex, and often costly and inefficient supply chain interconnects food manufacturers and grocery retailers.

To meet consumer demands, grocery retailers are sourcing from a wider base of manufacturers, placing more orders and because they have limited warehouse space, requiring more frequent replenishment. Food manufacturers face pressure to increase efficiency, reduce costs and compete smarter.

Trends and challenges like these are driving a new focus on collaboration among consumer-packaged goods trading partners. This white paper explores how a collaborative mixing and consolidation program delivers improved supply chain efficiency, predictability and costs savings.


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