Tag: Out-Of-Stocks


Can Robots Help Reduce On-Shelf Availability Concerns

Can Robots Help Reduce On-Shelf Availability Concerns It slides along the grocery store aisles, registering out-of-stocks, low stocks, price errors and misplaced items and goes by the name Tally. Tally the invention of Simbe Robotics, does the work that seems too boring, too repetitive, and too menial for humans to do, and too expensive for retailers to pay for. It

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Q&A: On-Shelf Availability Terms, Definitions & Differences

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)

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How Should CPG Experts Define Out-of-Stocks?

How Should CPG Experts Define Out-of-Stocks? The best way to define them is to get a first-hand look into the industry’s perspective. The Food Marketing Institute/Grocery Manufacturers of America Trading Partner Alliance conducted a survey to further understand how (OOS) issues are being addressed and how on-shelf availability (OSA) is being pursued. Survey results outlined four critical areas demonstrating the gap between current

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Solving the Three Critical Factors That Cause Out of Stocks

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

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Solving The Out-of-Stock Conundrum Across The CPG Industry

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

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