Collaborative planning, forecasting and replenishment has been embraced by some retailers and their trading partners. Others, however, aren't convinced the process is scalable -- able to handle multiple product categories and items -- for more accurate forecasting at the warehouse and store level.
New pilot results from 12 retailers and manufacturers, however, due out this summer, should provide additional information about the viability and benefits of CPFR.
The hesitation by some ...
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