Recent Posts by Jasneet Kohli

E-commerce Forecasting on Amazon

Five months ago, feels like five years, back in late 2019, I wrote, "CPG companies' online channel is rapidly growing … with sales expected to double in five years." My, how things have changed. In less than one month, there were 35% more e-commerce CPG buyers, Amazon could no longer meet its 2-day prime shipping promise, and I am still waiting for the desk that I ordered two months ago.  

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Anticipating shifts in the Supply Chain landscape from COVID-19

The current global pandemic has not only forced immediate readjustments for CPG but will undoubtedly disrupt and transform supply chain business models permanently – or at least until the risk has reduced to an acceptable level – as consumers adapt to a new world of virus avoidance.

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Three Ways Artificial Intelligence Improves Supply Chain Management

With the rapid advancement of the digital technology, forty percent of retail and consumer products companies are using AI-powered solutions, and this number is expected to double within two years according to a new National Retail Federation survey.

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Organizational Readiness for AI-Powered Supply Chain Planning

Innovative companies are cutting supply chain complexity and accelerating responsiveness using artificial intelligence. By applying AI and machine learning against vast sets of supply chain data to unearth insights into problems and performance, enterprises are augmenting knowledge-intensive areas such as supply chain planning to be more dynamic, flexible, and efficient.

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Is It Time To Re-Think Your Not-So-Advanced Advanced Planning System (APS)?

Computerization, the Internet and automation ushered in Industry 3.0, revolutionizing the way we work. Now there’s IoT, cloud computing, 3D printing, autonomous vehicles, mobile, social and Big Data. Welcome, Industry 4.0. In the not-to-distant future supply chain planners will sit in control rooms with a real-time view of inventory at all nodes of the supply chain. 

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