Shelf-Connected Enterprise

Take advantage of in-store data to synchronise demand, inventory and product assortment in collaboration with distributors and retail customers. The Shelf-Connected Enterprise makes it happen.

Detailed Consumer Insights at your Fingertips

Consumer package goods (CPG) manufacturers are under enormous strain to transform their operating models due to numerous factors including:
  • Shifting wealth in emerging markets
  • Pricing pressures
  • Fluctuating commodity costs

Leveraging vital consumer insights can enable CPG manufacturers and retailers to optimise and localise assortments, and determine the best allocation model on a store-by-store basis.

Discover the Demand-Driven Supply Chain

Jointly offered by Capgemini and JDA, the Shelf-Connected Enterprise aligns your processes and systems to consumer demand. It enables you to:
  • Enhance shelf space: define optimal assortments, space allocation and quantities store by store
  • Synchronise demand and inventory planning: create time-phased, multi-level replenishment plan using point-of-sale data
  • Optimise trade promotions: understand how demand is influenced by promotional activities
  • Improve supply chain execution: adjust demand and shipment plans in real time

Your benefits:
  • Higher in-stocks and service levels
  • Faster new product launches
  • Improved margins
  • Higher inventory turnover

Capgemini and JDA Working for You

The Shelf-Connected Enterprise combines Capgemini’s extensive retail knowledge, process improvement and technology implementation experience with JDA’s category management and consumer-driven supply chain solutions. In fewer than 10 weeks, you can expect;
  • A business case
  • A technology roadmap
  • An operating model and project plan, including resource and cost estimates

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