Food & Drink

Food & Drink

Saddle Point Technologies have a particular interest in solving supply chain planning problems in the Food & Drink industry.

Firstly, Food & Drink is highly important to the prosperity of the UK, with the industry accounting for the largest single share of total manufacturing turnover (16%) and employing 400,000 people directly.

Secondly, the Food & Drink industry faces a series of operational and market constraints that make for very interesting supply chain problems.

Food & Drink Planning Problems

  • Extreme demand spikes
  • Obsolescence
  • Short lead times
  • SKU proliferation
  • Service level agreements

Food & Drink businesses need operational flexibility and a supply chain that is responsive to ever-changing consumer preferences and variable orders from major customers.

Saddle Point Technologies deploys integrated software solutions that allows companies to optimize production and inventory to improve cash flow and on-shelf availability.