Gartner Research

Use Benchmarking to Target and Improve Key Capabilities in Consumer Products

Published: 09 June 2015

ID: G00275659

Analyst(s): Debashis Tarafdar, Steven Steutermann


This research provides findings from Gartner's 2014 Consumer Products Benchmarking study to identify and put in place actions to improve demand forecasting, inventory management and order to delivery cycle time performance.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Leaders Deploy Five Tactics to Reduce Demand Forecast Error
  • Seven Keys to Improve Inventory Management
  • Balance Process and Technology Initiatives to Reduce Order to Delivery Cycle Times
  • Summary

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