Articles on Disintermediation in FMCG

The Impact of Disintermediation in Retail Supply Chains

The Internet is having an impact on businesses in various industries in good and bad ways. Sometimes, it is not clear if specific impacts are good or bad, and sometimes it very much depends on the perspective taken. One such impact is disintermediation, or the elimination of members of supply chain.

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Supply Chain 4.0 in consumer goods

Over the last 30 years, supply chain has undergone a tremendous change. What was once a purely operational logistics function that reported to sales or manufacturing and focused on ensuring supply of production lines and delivery to customers has become an independent supply-chain management function that in some companies is already being led by a CSO—a chief supply-chain officer.

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Supply chain disruption prompts risk rethink

Only a minority of chief executives are very confident that their current risk-management strategies will prove effective against supply chain events such as the Japanese tsunami, a new report has warned.

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Future of FMCG/CPG : The "Great Disruption" Ahead

The FMCG/CPG industry has been a pretty structured, predictable and solid industry. It has given us products that have become part of our daily lives, some of the world’s oldest brands, amazing television advertisements and a steady return to shareholders (recession notwithstanding).

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Supply Chain Disruptions - Managing the Threats

The FMCG/CPG industry has been a pretty structured, predictable and solid industry. It has given us products that have become part of our daily lives, some of the world’s oldest brands, amazing television advertisements and a steady return to shareholders (recession notwithstanding).

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FMCG firms may face long-term disruption in CSD channel

One reason why sales of packaged consumer goods makers declined in the June quarter was that the CSD stopped purchases ahead of the 1 July switch-over to the GST

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