Consumer Packaged Goods

We’ve been working with customers in the CPG business for over 20 years, and our experience reflects this. Whether it's managing pressure from retailers, realising supply chain efficiencies or simply getting better visibility of our clients' and their competitors' business,  we’ve helped.

Evaluating Data Visualization Tools for Imperial Tobacco

The market for data visualization tools is increasingly competitive and dynamic. With a wide array of attractive and evolving options, many of our clients are seeking guidance in identifying and adopting the right tool for them. We assisted Imperial Tobacco in such an evaluation, focusing on a number of use cases to select a product that empowers business users to leverage data insights for effective decision making.

Globalising Best Practice in the Management of Customer Relationships

Our client is a global consumer business that tries to build strong win-win relationships with its retail customers. Customer development teams are at the forefront of this activity in the countries in which they operate. Such teams have access to business intelligence applications including the trade profitability system which helps them collaborate effectively with the retailers to increase profitability.

Consistent, Accurate, Cost Control with an On-Line Reporting Solution

Our client produces over 400 major brands in the food, personal care and homecare categories in 300 production facilities across 100 countries globally. To manage the business effectively it is essential for business and financial managers across the company to be able to access consistent up-to-date cost information and to enable them to analyze and forecast without specialist data tool training.

Maximising Business Value and Supply Chain Performance with a Cloud Extranet

Our client produces over 400 major brands in the food, personal care and homecare sectors in 300 production facilities across 100 countries globally. Maintaining a good business relationship with its suppliers is key to their success and sharing payment and supply information is an important part of this.

Using Feedback to Keep the Consumer at the Heart of a Multinational Manufacturer

Our client markets over 400 major brands in the food, personal care and home care categories. It operates in over 80 countries worldwide across both developed and emerging markets. Consumer feedback is vitally important to the whole of the company and in particular to the quality assurance and marketing departments to ensure that diverse consumers continue to be satisfied with the company’s products.

Developing a Social Media Analytics Strategy for a Global Manufacturer

Our client is a leading global business with an enviably strong strategic position in the consumer packaged goods market. Being in tune with their consumers is of primary importance to them, so understanding what the purchasing consumer is saying on social media is key to their success. 

Showing how Slick Dashboards can be Built on SAP Data for a Major Multinational

Our client is a consumer packaged goods manufacturer with a global presence in the food and drinks sectors amongst others. The company is one of the largest in the world delivering products to millions of customers in over 100 countries every day. There is a constant demand from company managers for well-presented robust business intelligence with fast response times.

Forecasting Energy Consumption for a Global Consumer Goods Manufacturer

Our Client is a global manufacturer of consumer packaged goods. To maintain their status as an environmentally responsible and cost conscious manufacturer, it is becoming increasingly important for them to manage and reduce energy consumption across their regions. They looked to leverage familiar and reliable technology with robust statistical tools to accomplish this.

Delivering Global Insights into the Duty Free Market with SAP BO 4.0

Duty Free is an important market for many consumer goods manufacturers, including cigarette manufacturers like Imperial Tobacco. Duty Free is important not only as a major sales opportunity, but also as a market for showcasing and building brands towards a multi-national target group.  The role of the Duty Free team at Imperial is to translate local needs into the international environment in order to get Imperial’s brands into the hands of travelling smokers.

SM@RT Brand Management at Imperial Tobacco

To maintain their market leading position, Imperial Tobacco needed to track the performance of their brands, identify competitive threats and opportunities quickly and target rapid responses from its sales force.