Plot your course to keep your competitive edge.

Your business needs a smarter, more flexible way to respond to changes in technology, in the consumer products industry and in your business.

We can help you create a dynamic technology roadmap designed to help you pivot and adapt quickly.

Transformation based on large-scale projects is inherently flawed.

Flexibility is more important than ever for businesses operating in the digital economy. That’s why traditional methods based on implementing large-scale technology projects no longer work.

Today’s challenges demand smaller projects that can spin up fast, with the flexibility to adapt to new priorities. When business conditions change, your business has the ability to pivot and refocus.

Why the Consumer Products Industry Needs a New Digital Strategy

Although most businesses had some type of digital transformation initiative in place before the pandemic, many found themselves unprepared to deal with rapid change. This fact became glaringly obvious in the current environment, shining a harsh light on processes and technology that need to be improved.

In the case of the consumer products industry, the current situation is forcing manufacturers to deal with several challenges that can also become opportunities for future growth.

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Change Your Approach. Not Your Priorities.

itelligence consultants with deep knowledge of the consumer products industry and SAP technical expertise work with your business to get a full understanding of your challenges, threats and opportunities. This analysis is used to identify your best opportunities to benefit the business, and a preliminary roadmap is created and prioritized to address the most urgent needs first.

Here’s how it works:

How Mature is Your Business?

itelligence offers an Industry Insight Discovery workshop that is designed to stack-rank your business against peers in the consumer products industry. Based on this analysis, we provide recommendations for your business to address gaps and get your business on the technology curve. Output from the analysis includes:

  • Presentation of your strategic roadmap
  • KPI identification and solution benchmarking
  • Positioning your business for optimization through leveraging SAP solutions

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What Drives Value for the Consumer Products Industry?

We work with you to identify the key performance indicators (KPIs) that will drive the most value for your business, and develop a roadmap to achieve your goals. Our process includes the following:

  • Assess your process maturity
  • Benchmark against industry peers
  • Build your business case

Here are some examples of value drivers for the consumer products industry that we can explore:

Agility

  • Improve on-time delivery performance
  • Reduce days to close annual books
  • Reduce time to market for new products

Confidence

  • Increase % of projects on time, budget and scope
  • Reduce audit cost
  • Reduce non-compliant external workforce spend
  • Reduce non-compliant services spend

Effectiveness

  • Improve overall equipment effectiveness
  • Improve user compliance
  • Increase savings by managing external worker rates
  • Increase service revenue
  • Reduce cost by increasing discount capture on external workforce spend
  • Reduce cost of assets lost tied to external workers
  • Reduce cost of assets lost tied to services categories
  • Reduce days in inventory
  • Reduce revenue loss due to stock-outs
  • Reduce services invoice errors
  • Reduce unplanned downtime or outages

Efficiency

  • Increase revenue from cross-sell/up-sell
  • Increase service contract renewals
  • Increase service revenue from new business models
  • Reduce asset maintenance cost
  • Reduce engineering change cost
  • Reduce inventory carrying cost
  • Reduce overall supply chain planning cost
  • Reduce service and support cost
  • Reduce total logistics cost
  • Reduce total manufacturing cost
  • Reduce transportation spend
  • Reduce warehouse management cost

Experience

  • Improve customer satisfaction
  • Improve targeting of training
  • Improve time to full productivity of new hires
  • Increase employee engagement
  • Reduce customer churn

Let's build your roadmap, together.

Our Industry Solution Principals bring unique insights into the processes and requirements of your industry. We understand the dependencies, limitations and opportunities of todays’ and tomorrow’s technologies, and will bring the best of SAP’s industry innovations to add value for your business.

Together, we’ll build a roadmap designed to help you tackle your most urgent business challenges, with the flexibility to reprioritize as business conditions evolve. Here’s an example:

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Ready to Get Started?

Let us know when you’re ready to explore building a dynamic roadmap tailored for your business.

We’ll take a deeper dive and build the best roadmap for your business, together.

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