JDA Software and Kraft Foods to Present at the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference

Tue May 21, 2013 4:33pm EDT

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JDA Software and Kraft Foods to Present at the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference

Discover how Kraft Foods is enabling innovative Supplier Network Optimization with JDA’s flowcasting methodology to create a comprehensive business model from the factory to the store shelf

JDA® Software Group, Inc., The Supply Chain Company®, today announced that the company, along with its customer Kraft Foods, will present a Solution Provider Session on Wednesday, May 22, at 11:15 a.m. Arizona time at the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference in Phoenix, Ariz. JDA Software is a premier sponsor of the event.

Session Details

In today’s retail environment, out-of-stock is not an option. To address industry-wide issues of inventory optimization, cycle-time reduction, logistics efficiencies and on-shelf availability, supply chain theory has promised joint partnerships to manage end-to-end supply chains, driven from point-of-sale data. With JDA’s innovative and collaborative flowcasting approach, this promise becomes reality.

In the session titled, “Kraft Foods uses JDA’s Flowcasting to Connect Consumer and Factory,” Brian Louis, associate director of customer logistics, Kraft Foods; and Andre Martin, JDA affiliate and author of the book, “Flowcasting the Retail Supply Chain,” will explore how Kraft is enabling innovative Supplier Network Optimization with JDA’s flowcasting methodology to create a comprehensive business model from the retailer shelf to the factory.

The Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference 2013 provides a unique opportunity to collaborate and connect with the world's leading supply chain executives, all in one place at one time. The conference combines strategic and tactical Gartner advice from industry analysts, thought leaders and leading solution providers at the forefront of the supply chain market. Learn how to implement the tactics, tools and methodologies for streamlined global networks and help advance your supply chain's efficiency, cost containment and agility.

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About Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference

Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference is the world's most important annual gathering of senior supply chain executives, providing the critical strategies, tactics and tools you need now so you can move forward quickly and efficiently. This year's conference offers a brand new agenda designed to help you rethink the very way supply chains work, and to deliver the highest impact on and greatest business value for your enterprise in 2013 and beyond.

About JDA Software Group, Inc.

JDA® Software Group, Inc., The Supply Chain Company®, offers the broadest portfolio of supply chain, retail merchandising, store operations and all-channel commerce solutions to help companies manage the flow of goods from raw materials to finished products and into the hands of consumers. JDA’s deep industry expertise and innovative cloud platform help companies optimize inventory, labor and customer service levels. As a result, JDA solutions have become the standard for the world’s leading retailers, manufacturers and distributors. To learn more, visit jda.com or email info@jda.com.

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