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Press Release 10 Jan 2011 Consumer Goods and Retail Industry Aligns on Common Objectives for New Value Chain Collaboration 2020 Future Value Chain worldwide workshops generate ambition for new initiatives to improve consumers’ lives through better business strategies   PARIS and New York, 10th January 2011 – During the past year, executives from across the retail  and consumer goods industry have worked together, as part of the Future Value Chain initiative, to focus on […]
New Consumer Goods and Retail Industry Study Reveals Need to Rethink the Value Chain News Update 14 Dec 2015 New Consumer Goods and Retail Industry Study Reveals Need to Rethink the Value Chain The Consumer Goods Forum and Capgemini call for needed industry change to secure long-term, sustainable growth; Existing value chains must evolve to consumer-driven value networks      PARIS and NEW YORK, 14th December 2015 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and Capgemini today published results from their new report “Rethinking the Value Chain: New Realities in […]
Alas, It Is Always Dangerous to Prophesy, About the Future Blog 12 Feb 2021 Alas, It Is Always Dangerous to Prophesy, About the Future   This is the time of the year when everybody becomes a futurist. With a quick scan of the web you can find plenty of pundits trying their hands at guessing the future – whether it is “5 Supply Chain Trends We Should Watch in 2021” or “13 Post-Pandemic Supply Chain Trends” there is no […]
Press Release 10 Dec 2015 New Consumer Goods and Retail Industry Study Reveals Need to Rethink the Value Chain   It’s believed that this fresh perspective to the value chain will engage manufacturers, retailers and additional stakeholders. The industry should no longer think of the value chain as a linear journey, whereby products and information flow linearly and sequentially from supplier to manufacturer to retailer to consumer. Instead, it will increasingly organise itself as […]
News Update 27 Sep 2018 E2E Value Chain CGF End-to-End Value Chain Pillar Organises Second SpringBoard Workshop The Consumer Goods Forum’s End-to-End Value Chain Pillar organised its second SpringBoard workshop of the year in Cambridge, MA (US) on 19 September 2018.  Hosted by IBM, the workshop focused on ‘Blockchain Interoperability’ and was attended by representatives from retailers Metro, Migros, SPAR International; manufacturers Kao, P&G, SC Johnson, supplier Symrise and other organisations including […]
Press Release 25 Jun 2013 E2E Value Chain The Consumer Goods Forum and Capgemini Launch Significant Recommendations that have the Potential to Alter the Industry Landscape Two megatrends, ‘Digital World’ and ‘Fight for Resources,’ are addressed as part of the Future Value Chain series    PARIS, 25th June 2013 – A report published today by The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), the global parity based network for the consumer goods industry, together with Capgemini calls for the consumer goods and retail industry […]
News Update 17 Oct 2019 E2E Value Chain End-to-End Value Chain Pillar Holds Three New SpringBoards The Cosumer Goods Forum’s End-to-End Value Chain (E2E) Pillar held three SpringBoard events in September 2019. A “Data Accelerator” SpringBoard was held on 5th-6th September in Sunnyvale, USA, kindly hosted by Plug&Play Tech Center, which saw experts coming together to delve into all things data as it relates to the value chain. This followed the […]
End-to-End Value Chain Mapping in a Global Crisis Podcast 08 Apr 2020 E2E Value Chain End-to-End Value Chain Mapping in a Global Crisis In this episode of the End-to-End Value Chain podcast series, Dr. Leonardo Bonanni, Founder and CEO at Sourcemap Inc. shares his insights on end-to-end value chain mapping during a crisis, like the one being seen now with COVID-19.     Sign Up For More End-to-End Value Chain Podcasts  iTunes  Spotify
News Update 08 Feb 2021 End-to-End Value Chain Publishes Supply Chain Transparency SpringBoard Executive Summary The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) End-to-End (E2E) Value Chain initiative hosted a virtual SpringBoard event on 2 October 2020 in collaboration with KPMG and The Coca-Cola Company. The virtual SpringBoard event brought together business leaders from all over the world to exchange on how to deal with complexity in supply chains, address the ‘first mile’ […]
The Future of Supply Chain and Logistics in a Post Pandemic World:  The CGF Supply Chain Conference Returns October 2022 in Amsterdam Blog 26 Aug 2022 E2E Value Chain The Future of Supply Chain and Logistics in a Post Pandemic World: The CGF Supply Chain Conference Returns October 2022 in Amsterdam A Sit-Down with Ruediger Hagedorn, Director of End-to-End Value Chain at The Consumer Goods Forum  Why do you believe it was important at this time for The Consumer Goods Forum to bring back the Supply Chain Conference?  The Consumer Goods Forum has always brought together one global and diverse network with a shared mission: “to […]
Achieving a More Responsive Supply Chain: Lessons from COVID-19 Blog 06 Oct 2020 Product Data Achieving a More Responsive Supply Chain: Lessons from COVID-19 Seven months into the COVID-19 lockdown, consumers still find themselves fighting for toilet paper, disinfectant wipes and nitrile gloves at their local retail stores. On the flipside, many Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) companies who saw a significant drop in demand at the height of the lockdown are struggling to get their production back to normal […]
CGF End-to-End Value Chain Director, Ruediger Hagedorn, contributes to a feature on blockchain and technology in Gigabit Magazine. News Update 16 Mar 2018 E2E Value Chain CGF End-to-End Value Chain Director, Ruediger Hagedorn, contributes to a feature on blockchain and technology in Gigabit Magazine. Gigabit Magazine has published an article on ‘Blockchain in the Consumer Goods Industry’, featuring an interview with Ruediger Hagedorn, CGF End-to-End Value Chain Director.   In the article, Ruediger talks about the potential of blockchain in transforming the industry, as well as the key benefits and drawbacks offered by the technology. He also talks about […]
News Update 19 Jul 2019 E2E Value Chain The CGF’s End-to-End Value Chain Pillar Hosts 2019 Summer Solstice SpringBoard on Transportation The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) End-to-End (E2E) Value Chain Pillar held its 2019 Summer Solstice SpringBoard from 25th – 26th June in Barcelona, Spain. The event brought together logistics experts from Europe, Asia and North America to delve into key transportation topics affecting the industry today. From waiting times and empty miles to global supply […]
The Future of Value Creation Blog 26 Oct 2021 E2E Value Chain The Future of Value Creation It isn’t sufficient to talk about Value Creation: value has to be sustained. The International Federation of Accountants talks about a cycle of definition, creation, delivery, and sustainability. This idea of a dynamic Value Creation life-cycle based on changing stakeholders’ perspectives on the meaning of value is a break with the static, free market view […]
Overcoming the Barriers to Supply Chain Transparency in Soy Blog 12 Aug 2020 Product Data Overcoming the Barriers to Supply Chain Transparency in Soy Soy is one of the world’s most important crops, finding its way into animal feed, vegetable oil, even industrial chemicals. It is one of the most intensively grown: worldwide 1 in 10 acres of agricultural land is dedicated to soy. And it’s one of the most impactful: soy is the second biggest driver of deforestation […]
News Update 05 Nov 2020 CGF’s End-to-End Value Chain Director Ruediger Hagedorn Co-Hosts Academic & Business Partnership SCM for ECR Conference The CGF is delighted to have partnered with SCM-ECR Laboratory in the organisation of their annual conference that took place virtually on 22-23 of October, and to have contributed to the discussions on the Management of Digitisation in Supply Chain with Shoppers and Users. The conference, moderated by Professor Virgil Popa, Ph.D., Valahia University of […]