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Consumer & Industrial Products

Technological and digital innovations are transforming the consumer and industrial products sub-industries. One byproduct is the vast amount of data generated from these new resources. By using analytics to harness and convert this data, companies can generate knowledge and actionable insights about their customer base. As a result, organizations can develop higher-value products, services, and marketing campaigns that are more effective in an increasingly competitive marketplace.

Consumer & Industrial Products

    Consumer & Industrial Products

    Priming the wholesale distribution revenue engine
    Implementing an effective cross-selling strategy

    The thinker and the shopper
    The time could be ripe for consumers and consumer products companies to embrace cognitive technologies, which can offer companies ways to deliver benefits to consumers to a greater degree than previously possible.

    Creating a culture of analytics at Cargill
    Cargill Inc. is working to build a data-driven culture to unify its diverse business units and empower decision-makers with granular, actionable information, and insights.

    Analytics enabled: Getting value from every link
    Using exploratory analytics techniques a leading beverage producer was able to take the first step in uncovering actionable opportunities that could deliver results in the near-term.

    Instant detection: Solving customer service issues in minutes
    With advanced analytic and visualization capabilities in place, a global consumer products company was able to identify the root cause of customer service issues in a matter of minutes.

    Deloitte Analytics Incubator
    A four step incubation process that can help decrease the time to value

    A case for proactive pricing
    Fierce competition, volatility in commodity prices, and ever-demanding requirements from retailers were among the challenges facing a multinational food and beverage company seeking to overhaul its pricing capability. Deloitte helped the company develop and implement an enterprise-wide strategic pricing framework designed to bolster the value and impact of product pricing for the company and its key partners — the retailers. The framework is on course to deliver incremental annual revenue and profit of 1.5% and 3%, respectively.

    Cultivating tomorrow’s analytics enterprise
    A CPG manufacturer pinpoints data analytics as a strategic imperative to double its top-line over the next decade.

    Changing course
    A Caribbean based food & beverage company turns to Deloitte to glean analytics-driven insights from the company’s operational and sales data.

    Product failure is not an option
    A three-pronged solution addressing variability, visibility and velocity in the supply chain puts a CPG company on the path to $35M in cost-of-quality reductions.


    3D opportunity for life: Additive manufacturing takes humanitarian action
    As the need for post-crisis humanitarian aid increases, additive manufacturing (AM) can have a profound impact on aid efforts. While it can start by addressing the single largest challenge in relief work—getting the aid on site—AM also has the potential to drive a new, sustainable approach to aid.

    Industry 4.0 and manufacturing ecosystems
    The marriage of advanced manufacturing techniques with information technology, data, and analytics is driving another industrial revolution—one that invites manufacturing leaders to combine information technology and operations technology to create value in new and different ways.

    IoT & analytics in manufacturing
    What do manufacturing organizations stand to gain from IoT and analytics?

    Advanced Technologies Initiative: Manufacturing and innovation
    A collaboration between Deloitte and the US Council on Competitiveness, this study offers a perspective on the use of advanced sensors, the ‘Internet-of Things’ as well as ‘Predictive Analytics,’ in driving future competitiveness in the manufacturing industry



    The retail transformation
    New technologies and new ways to connect with consumers are transforming the retail sector. To compete effectively, traditional retailers should reimagine how they create and capture value, thinking past omnichannel positioning to find the best uses for their assets.

    Capturing the digital customer
    A major retailer recognizes the value of a streamlined digital shopping experience and manages to convert online browsing into increased sales.

    Shrinking retail shrink
    Data analytics can be a powerful tool to accelerate retailers’ efforts to get ahead of shrink. With retail margins under pressure, data analytics provide an attractive new opportunity for shrinking shrink and growing the bottom line. Are you taking full advantage of that opportunity?

    Retail Customer Engagement
    Now it’s possible to understand the customer’s mindset throughout the entire shopping process with advanced analytics.


    Solutions for C&IP

    Deloitte Analytics solutions
    We provide our clients with business-ready innovations in analytics that are difficult to match. We are at the forefront continuously developing new science-led, issue-driven analytics solutions to meet our client’s challenges. Our suite of analytics solutions can help deliver an insight-driven advantage today.

    Time by design
    Deloitte’s Time by Design solution helps executives prioritize and target areas that hinder performance. We provide proprietary algorithms, analytics know-how, and the technology often needed to identify specific ways to improve performance across complex value chains. We also provide the predictive capability needed to answer tough questions.

    Polaris, a pricing analytics solution available either on-site or by online subscription, helps businesses in targeted sectors drive high-value pricing performance. Polaris combines proprietary algorithms, sector-specific data models, and predictive analytics to harness the power of information for helping companies make smarter, faster decisions that bring innovation to pricing.

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