Consumer products

Surpass customer standards while staying ahead of consumer demands.

Supply chain orchestration that keeps your customers happy

When you’re dealing with volatile demand and omni-channel complexity on top of new product releases and frequent promotions, there’s no room for hesitation or inaccuracy. Instead, manage your supply chain with transparency so you understand how changes affect your entire supply network, and run new scenarios quickly so you can respond to critical customer changes and disruptions more effectively than your competitors.

Consumer products intro video thumbnail

Supply chain planning and execution that keeps your customers happy

Your supply chain’s complexity should never be the reason your customers can’t buy the goods they want. Fixing that pain point can be tough when you have to deal with volatile demand, dynamic pricing, channel complexity and more – all with faster new product introduction timelines. Find out how you can gain greater supply chain visibility and agility to meet consumers’ ever-changing needs.

Unleash your supply chain’s full potential

Transparency icon
Gain end-to-end transparency

In the consumer products industry, change and disruption is the norm. Understand the impact of any change or disruption in your plans instantly with full level pegging so you can see where and how your supply network is impacted, whether it be at the finished goods, WIP, raw materials, or capacity level. Once your orders are out, get real-time alerts across the network and manage exceptions immediately, so you never skip a beat.

Agility icon
Plan for any scenario, then stick the landing

Make faster and better decisions by creating scenarios on the fly and understanding trade-offs across KPIs such as revenue, margin, inventory, and on-time delivery, using weighted scorecards. Always select the best carriers and routes –from order allocation through last mile delivery – and continuously optimize as conditions change and unfold.

Half platform screen
Half platform screen
Grow icon
Predict demand with confidence

Empower your planners with highly accurate demand forecasts across all horizons using machine learning-based forecasting and sensing. Incorporate the true drivers of your demand with both internal and external signals and make the best use of your inventory across the network when fulfilling orders.

Cost icon
Minimize waste

Expired and obsolete product can increase cost and waste to your business. You can minimize waste by leveraging expiry information and customer shelf-life requirements into your supply plans. Get alerts for expiry risk and understand the impacts on planned inventory dispositions. Reduce unnecessary trucks on the road and GHG emissions with order and truck load optimization.

We’ve got your industry covered

No matter what type of product you sell, we address the nuances of your business to empower you with the best supply chain management solutions possible.

Consumer durables icon

Consumer durables

Food and beverage icon

Food and Beverage

Apparel icon

Apparel, footwear, and accessories

Personal care icon

Health, beauty, and personal care

Household icon

Household products

No consumer products company can afford to move slowly. Get up and running in as little as 12 weeks so you can drastically improve response time to disruptions, plan more intelligently, and keep your customers and consumers happy.

 P&G logo

Digital supply chain transformation at P&G

P&G touches the lives of billions every day. It has overcome multiple disruptions to deliver on its promise to customers globally.

See all customer stories

Consumer products testimonial thumbnail

One platform. Endless concurrent planning possibilities.

Planning One

Advanced planning in 12 weeks.

Get the critical capabilities you need across control tower, operational planning, supply planning, demand planning and inventory management, all operating concurrently on our industry-leading Kinaxis Maestro (formerly known as RapidResponse®) platform.

Learn more

Live Lens Screen

Sales and operations planning/integrated business planning in minutes instead of days (or weeks)

Set financial targets. Measure progress. Identify gaps between supply and demand. And re-balance plans so you can maximize opportunities, minimize risk and keep your business profitable in today’s volatile environment.

Learn more

Supply Planning Dashboard

Supply and demand alignment in half the time

Complete, continuous visibility into whether demand plans can support material and capacity constraints and the agility to execute on those plans all the way down to the shop floor.

Learn more

Demand Planning Scoreboard

Respond to forecast changes in record time.

Stop guessing. Start planning. Create realistic consensus-based plans and proactively monitor and improve forecasts and order status. So you can maximize revenue, minimize costs and keep your customers happy.

Learn more

Inventory Manager Dashboard

Cut inventory and reduce stockouts.

Develop targeted inventory improvement solutions. Simulate changes to inventory policies. And understand and balance trade-offs between on-time delivery, revenue risk and inventory. So you can drive service levels up and costs down.

Learn more

Command & Control Center

Take control of your supply chain in seconds.

Take control over what’s happening across your supply chain – from strategy through operations – with a real-time view of your entire ecosystem. Break down functional silos. Collaborate across company boundaries. And gain insights into risks and opportunities.

Learn more

Trusted by consumer goods customers

These consumer goods companies changed their approach to supply chain planning with Maestro.

Plan, execute, and respond to your customer and consumers’ demands

Break down silos and manage your supply chain across every aspect of your production, distribution, inventory, and logistics activities. See impacts of changes and disruptions instantly, plan scenarios on the fly for better collaboration and decision making for your business, and automate and optimize logistics so you can deliver the high-quality products your customers and consumers expect.

Computer screenshot