S&OP / IBP: 5 Trends in Beverage Industry

As mentioned in our previous article, “Line Extension” is the most prominent NPI category, with about 29% of the total global product launches world-wide. In this type of NPI the company plans to extend its established product brand name with a new product/s in the product category.

Happy to share interesting findings from our recent research on the beverages industry.
Our research team analysed over 3,300 Beverages companies in North America and over 2,300 companies in EMEA. Our research focused on S&OP, examining dedicated technology, processes, and organizational focus. Furthermore, we conducted a comparative analysis between the European and North American markets, uncovering valuable insights.

The key takeaway: S&OP adoption continues to grow, as companies face ongoing challenges in the supply chain domain. Companies are now placing greater emphasis on structured planning systems, evident from the increased focus and allocation of specific titles within their organizations.