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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 […]
Digital Logistics in Consumer Goods Podcast 03 Dec 2019 E2E Value Chain Digital Logistics in Consumer Goods In this episode of the End-to-End Value Chain (E2EVC) podcast series, hear from E2EVC Director, Ruediger Hagedorn and Till Dengel, Global Head of Digital Logistics Solution Management at SAP, chatting all about digital logistics in the consumer goods industry. From warehouse management, to transport management, and all the technologies and innovation in between, they have […]
Logistics & Supply Chain Innovation Podcast 23 Sep 2019 E2E Value Chain Logistics & Supply Chain Innovation Sunil Rao, Global Head of Consumer Goods Go-To-Market at Salesforce, joins us in this episode of the End-to-End Value Chain podcast series to share his expert insights on Logistics and Supply Chain Innovation. Tune in to hear about all about the technologies that are disrupting the way supply chains are optimised, cashier-less stores, capacity planning, […]
Collaborative Logistics Report Publication 04 May 2017 Collaborative Logistics Report
Collaboration With Rivals Crucial to Unlocking Profit for Consumer Products Companies Press Release 04 May 2017 Collaboration With Rivals Crucial to Unlocking Profit for Consumer Products Companies LONDON, 4th May 2017 — Consumer products companies need to collaborate with rivals to unlock new sources of profitable growth amid converging market challenges. That is according to an EY report commissioned by The Consumer Goods Forum:To deliver profitable growth in the world of the new consumer – must your old rivals become your best friends? […]
Three Tips to Win the Last-Mile Delivery Planning Battle in Disruptive Times Blog 13 Apr 2021 E2E Value Chain Three Tips to Win the Last-Mile Delivery Planning Battle in Disruptive Times It’s now more important than ever to excel in last mile delivery. In the current uncertain times, the majority of customers are house-bound – and they are relying more on home delivery services. This spike in home deliveries disrupts supply chains and increases planning complexity for retailers and express companies. These companies are increasingly pressured […]
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 […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Sponsors 4th International Physical Internet Conference News Update 13 Feb 2017 The Consumer Goods Forum Sponsors 4th International Physical Internet Conference   The Consumer Goods Forum is pleased to announce it is an official sponsor of the upcoming 4th International Physical Internet Conference. The event, in Graz, Austria, runs from 4th-6th July and covers how organisations can move towards a smart hyper-connected era of efficient and sustainable logistics, supply chains and transportation.    In 2017, the […]
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 […]
Accelerating Sustainability Transformation: Six Proven Levers For Decarbonising Your Supply Chain Blog 30 Nov 2021 E2E Value Chain Accelerating Sustainability Transformation: Six Proven Levers For Decarbonising Your Supply Chain No company’s action plan is complete without considering how to remove greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from its supply chain. Corporations are ratcheting up their efforts and using Science Based Targets (SBT) to set supplier emissions targets and address challenging Scope 3 emissions. The complexity and opacity of global supply chains means Scope 3 emissions are underreported and […]
CGF Announces New Members for January 2022 Press Release 21 Jan 2022 Corporate CGF Announces New Members for January 2022 PARIS, 25th January 2022 — The Consumer Goods Forum is delighted to announce the following new companies have joined our global membership community and, in doing so, have confirmed their commitment to our vision of better lives through better business. The Bumble Bee Seafood Company is passionately pursuing its purpose of feeding people’s lives through the power of the ocean. […]
New E2E Papers: The Physical Internet and Modularisation News Update 15 Dec 2017 E2E Value Chain New E2E Papers: The Physical Internet and Modularisation The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) is pleased to announce two new E2E papers: The Physical Internet and Modularisation.  The ‘Physical Internet’ paper, kindly produced  by Eric Ballot (MINES ParisTech) as part of the E2E Value Chain Learning Series, shares a framework for efficient logistics. The transformation of the economy is taking place. New technologies unleash new potentials […]
Online Global Growth of 163% Predicted By 2023, Adding $257bn to Food and Consumer Goods Industry Press Release 05 Jun 2019 Corporate Online Global Growth of 163% Predicted By 2023, Adding $257bn to Food and Consumer Goods Industry LONDON and PARIS, 5th June 2019 — Digital technologies are revolutionising the way the food and consumer goods industry operates and online sales are forecast to grow 163% by 2023 across major markets, according to a new report from research organisation IGD, in association with The Consumer Goods Forum.  Looking at how companies can respond to […]
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 […]
How Consumer Leaders Can Leverage Disruptive Forces Blog 28 Sep 2022 Corporate How Consumer Leaders Can Leverage Disruptive Forces As the consumer products sector navigates the post-Covid era, how can incumbents get ahead of the curve? At The Consumer Goods Forum’s flagship Global Summit event in Dublin, Ireland in June, 2022, the conversation focused on how best to manage the immediate challenges of the macroeconomic environment (inflation, the threat of recession, deglobalisation, and the […]
The Dark Side of the Most Valuable Spot in Retail (Part I) Blog 15 Apr 2022 E2E Value Chain The Dark Side of the Most Valuable Spot in Retail (Part I) At Easter time, you cannot miss the promotion articles presented in colourful cardboard displays. But did you know that these temporary displays generate more than half of the total emissions of a store each year, without having any actual insights in the return on investments? Both retailers and brands have limited and scattered solutions to […]