Central Warehouse or Direct Store Delivery(DSD): Why Some CPGs Are Making The Switch Everybody was so excited about the possible savings and efficiencies of Direct Store Delivery (DSD) when it first came in vogue in the 1990s. And for some products, it’s still the best choice. But leading CPG companies, like Kellogg’s, are switching back to the Central Warehouse supply
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: (8/10/2017) RW3 Ports Directly to Field Sales & Marketing Agencies to Boost OSA CPG retail audits are sent directly to third party field reps through RW3’s MarketCheck App Austin, Texas: Using RW3 Technologies’ retail field audit application MarketCheck (MC), Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) Companies can now send follow-ups of in-store issues directly to their third party sales
3 Must-Have Capabilities For Field Sales Optimization in 2017 When RW3 started out 25 years ago, our company and our customers were using landlines and payphones. The speed of change has never slowed and we only anticipate that it will continue to accelerate. To keep your team ahead of the competition your field sales solution must have these three capabilities
Q&A: On Shelf Availability Terms, Definitions and Differences In the CPG industry there are a handful of terms pertaining to issues around on-shelf availability and unfortunately, some terms are used incorrectly causing confusion. To help keep everyone aligned we’ve defined each term and added a graphic outlining the key differences of each on-shelf availability issue below. On Shelf Availability (OSA)
In such a complex industry it’s important to start with the basic’s and build upon a solid foundation. The RW3 InStore Execution Suite does just that and can be seen here in the video. Capping off a five-month project we are excited to release the latest and last of the RW3 explainer videos. You can view the rest of the
With such a wide array of services and products we are excited to release the video How RW3 Brought Value Back to Retail.
Three Critical Areas to Address Before We Can Close the Gap on Out-of-Stocks Data from the Grocery Manufacturers of American (GMA) and the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) Trading Partner Alliance study shows when it comes to eliminating out-of-stocks (OOS), the industry finds the most discrepancy in defining them, we covered this in last weeks post. If you don’t have time
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RW3 Wins Two Customer Satisfaction Awards in Consumer Goods Technology (CGT) Readers’ Choice Awards Austin, TX. − February 13, 2017—RW3 Technologies is thrilled to announce that our customers voted us the CGT Leader in Customer Satisfaction and a Best-in-Class Retail Execution & CRM Provider for the consumer packaged goods industry in the Annual Consumer Goods Technology (CGT)
Solving The Out-of-Stock Conundrum The great out-of-stock (OOS) conundrum is continuously debated over, and regardless if you’re a retailer, supplier or distributor it’s time for the industry to come together and create a solution. OOS have been hurting the industry for decades and it’s time suppliers and retailers unite and solve this logistical nightmare and restore shopper loyalty. Currently, some reports depict the average
Three Key Takeaways from The Best Teams in the NFL The NFL Playoffs are upon us and with football on the brain we recognize three takeaways from this NFL season that can be applied to strengthen your CPG field sales strategy and achieve your sales goals in 2017. 1. Preparation is More Than Just Reps In football, practice makes perfect.