FMCG and retail Supply Chain: Putting the “Fast” in Fast Moving Consumer Goods

Frictionless FMCG and retail logistics, built to cut costs

Exploit your profitability potential, reduce your costs and optimize your FMCG and retail supply chain network with Alpega TMS

Increase FMCG supply chain management efficiency and reduce costs

The change of consumer behavior, the emergence of e-commerce and the market demand fluctuations have put a toll on the retail and FMCG industry, forcing them to change and adapt in order to remain competitive and ensure business continuity. The growing individualization and new scheme of less but faster, calls for new ways of conducting FMCG logistics management, making the cost-effective digitalization of your business processes a must in this era of speed reaction.

Adhering to delivery dates in multiple locations and in such a fast paced industry, while keeping an eye on transport cost and availability puts an emphasis on the need for the right FMCG logistics solutions, and the focus on optimizing the retail transport processes.

Proven solutions for optimizing supply chains

An agile transportation and logistics chain, and a holistic transport and distribution strategy are needed to reduce transportation costs, optimize material and goods flows, and achieve greater profitability and service quality in the FMCG and retail market.

Alpega TMS is your logistics solutions for FMCG

  • Gain visibility and control of your FMCG supply chain and shipments
  • Eliminate logistics process inefficiencies and production disruptions
  • Decrease FMCG transportation costs
  • Ensure safe and compliant shipment execution and documentation

Our clients

By streamlining sourcing, planning, execution, settlement, and analytics, Alpega delivers seamless integration and global visibility for FMCG and retail industry logistics management. Our customers include some of the biggest names in the FMCG and Retail industries.

Unleash your success with visibility and control over your FMCG and Retail Supply Chain

The retail or FMCG supply chain is complex by nature and this complexity level calls for proper supply chain management in order to avoid disruptions and inefficiencies. The key to avoiding inefficiencies throughout all stages of your FMCG logistics process is visibility. With a true digital supply chain, all parties involved have real-time visibility and control and can access quality data at all times for sound decision-making.

HARTMANN saved over one milion euro in stock reduction and transport & logistics costs

The transparency we have with Alpega TMS with respect to carriers and logistics providers, has enabled us to introduce a credit note procedure, again saving time and money as a result of the reduction in administration. Not only for Hartmann, but also for the carriers.

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FMCG and Retail Logistics solutions, built to cut costs

With low unit cost but high volume transaction, FMCG and retail supply chain performance is essential to achieve cost optimization. With TenderEasy, use the various resources to select the best modes of transportation, options and routes across your FMCG and retail supply chain for effective cost reduction.

With TenderEasy you get:

  • Multi-mode support capability
  • Support for FTL/LTL shipments
  • Carrier integration
  • Visibility / Real-Time tracking
  • Management of FMCG and retail freight costs

FMCG and Retail FAQ

What is the difference between Retail vs FMCG?

Fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) or consumer packaged goods (CPG) are products that are sold quickly and at relatively low cost. Retail is the sale of goods and services from businesses to an end user (customer)

Which characteristics are unique to the supply chain of the FMCG industry?

The FMCG industry’s supply chains are complex and work on low unit cost but high-volume transactions. Therefore, their proper functioning is essential to achieve cost optimization, customer satisfaction and overall business productivity.

What is retail logistics?

Retail logistics management is the agile transportation and logistics chain, as well as the holistic transport and distribution strategy that are needed to reduce transportation costs, optimize material and goods flows, and achieve greater profitability and service quality in the FMCG and retail market.

Why is Alpega TMS the right solution for my supply chain management in the retail industry?

By streamlining sourcing, planning, execution, settlement, and analytics, Alpega TMS delivers seamless integration and global visibility for food and beverage logistics management. It allows you to gain visibility and control of your supply chain and be one step ahead of disruptions for efficient and resilient logistics processes

Why should I use Transport Management Software for my retail supply chain process?

The retail or FMCG supply chain is complex by nature and this complexity level calls for proper supply chain management in order to avoid disruptions and inefficiencies. With a true digital supply chain, all parties involved have real-time visibility and control and can access quality data at all times for sound decision-making.

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