Food & Beverages

Description

The food and beverage industry is not for the faint of heart. A company’s success depends heavily on its ability to effectively identify and manage risks, reduce costs and spoilage, and outperform competitors. Consider how demand shifts in regions and/or quantities often call for corresponding changes in suppliers and cost structures. It is important that the production footprint changes alongside demand to maximize available production capacity and ultimately, profit.

Planners must invest more in capacity at certain locations or completely relocate production capacity to other facilities within the network. The job becomes a blur of changes and shifts throughout the cycle. Only with automated modeling of these scenarios can a company easily balance existing capacity with the investment required to add more production. Whether a food and beverage company is looking for short-term planning, or to project long-range (20+ years), Vanguard Predictive Planning is up to the task.

Solution

What, where, and how much

Vanguard enables companies around the globe to make the right decisions around the “what, where, and how much” of product production.

Key Benifits

Improvements are seen in cost, service, sustainability and risk management.

Vanguard models, optimizes, and simulates supply chain operations, what-if scenarios and right-size inventory levels. Improvements are seen in cost, service, sustainability and risk management.