Food & Beverage Supply Chain Planning from Vanguard Software

Food & Beverage Supply Chain

Prescriptive analytics for unified supply chain planning

Food and beverage supply chain planning requires companies to balance supply with varied demand, while also managing risks and reducing costs. Vanguard Predictive Planning™ provides prescriptive analytics to enable companies to unify plans around optimized inventory forecasting.

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Commodity price volatility, regulatory disparity, and tightening expiration constraints make it difficult enough to source, produce, and deliver at a profit. Add to that supplier and food safety risk and you see why the Food & Beverage supply chain is so complex.

Indeed, these producers operate the most critical juncture in the food value chain, transforming globally-sourced farm commodities into consumer finished goods. Along the way, they face constant exposure, upstream and downstream, to market volatility and regulatory pressure. They are at the crux of all that can go wrong – and right.

Bundaberg Brewed Drinks achieves workflow efficiency and forecast accuracy

Bundaberg Brewed Drinks (BBD) is an Australian family-owned company known for its premium drinks, including Ginger Beer and other non-alcoholic beverages.

Looking to streamline their global process and improve forecast accuracy, BBD chose Vanguard Software’s demand planning solution.

"Vanguard Predictive Planning™ has exceeded our expectations from the start. The implementation project ran smoothly and the system provides real benefit through workflow efficiency and forecast accuracy."

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