Operational issues, stemming from a new delivery partner, have seen KFC restaurants fall ‘fowl’ of a chicken shortage. The crisis has forced franchisees to operate limited menus, shorter opening hours or close their doors altogether.
Managing your costing, prices, and margins is a never-ending effort that requires continuous updates and a high level of managerial control. Today’s cloud-based ERP and analytics solutions can reduce the complexity of this effort and increase the likeliness of its success.
When you want to make sure that you can deliver the right food product when consumers want it, you try to align distribution, production, procurement, and all other processes with that goal. Modern, powerful ERP and analytics can help you take the uncertainty out of demand planning and make the effort more efficient.
Would it be a good idea to always make sure that your demand planning truly matches what resellers and customers want, and cut the amount of over-production and material waste to the absolute minimum possible?