The supply chain planning capabilities that many consumer goods companies needed prior to the pandemic became even more pressing during the health crisis — and many of those needs remain the same today. It’s not just the need for a speedier, more agile, more accurate demand planning process; it’s the need for full business planning capabilities.
As we enter year two of the pandemic, brands have already implemented — or are actively seeking to adopt — modern technology solutions that optimize their supply chain and full business planning capabilities. We talked with Shastri Mahadeo, co-founder and CEO of Unioncrate, to learn how AI can help solve these issues and even unlock new value.
CGT: You’ve talked about the industry needing a new benchmark for accuracy. What does that look like in today’s CG landscape, and what more needs to be done?
Mahadeo: That really depends on the size of the company... to read the rest of the interview on Consumer Goods Technology, click here.
Unioncrate is an AI-powered Supply Chain Planning Platform that gives CPG brands the technology they need to compete and win in a rapidly changing consumer landscape. Our automated demand and supply forecasts deliver unmatched accuracy, collaborative visibility, and actionable intelligence, simplifying a manual-heavy process and slashing hours from your week.