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
- 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.