Our consumer products solutions, technology and consulting can help you build life-long relationships with consumers, collaborate with channel partners to drive efficiency, manage products from raw materials to finished goods, and manage business performance through increased sales and visibility. From trade promotion management to increasing sales effectiveness, consumer goods organisations choose us to help them work better and work differently.
Food & Beverage
- To ensure ongoing product innovation and closer consumer relationships, we help food and beverage manufacturers keep costs in check while creating new business capabilities. To do so, our team applies fresh thinking to solve tough customer, supply chain and technology challenges.
Home & Personal Care
- Home and personal care companies face increased commoditisation and changing consumer demographics. Meanwhile, emerging markets are growing fast, but presenting challenges that traditional business models can’t support.
- Using robust business intelligence and analytics solutions can help you find new ways to turn these challenges into opportunities. Leverage the latest cloud and SaaS solutions to enhance direct store delivery, production planning, warranty management and e-commerce.
- Many consumer durables companies need to find innovative ways to revitalize product lines. To do so, they must better forecast demand, improve supply chain efficiencies and manage inventory to meet ever-fickle consumer tastes.
- We work with leading companies to build brand equity, optimize costs and streamline demand-driven operation. Our projects employ rigorous use of analytics, better supply chain synchronization and the latest IT-driven solutions.
- Today’s global electronics manufacturers are under extreme pressure to bring innovative products to market faster and at lower cost. Whatever your product focus—from media players to tablets—we can help you implement solutions that will keep you ahead in this competitive market.
- From product lifecycle software to analytics and warranty management, our consultants have the business and technology experience needed to make your business thrive.
Apparel & Footwear
- Nothing changes like fashion. What’s hot one season is often on the discount rack only weeks later. Apparel and footwear companies have to anticipate and address all market conditions. Our deep experience in this market can help you do so while minimizing inventory and supply chain bottlenecks.
- Our solutions for apparel and footwear companies help improve sourcing strategies, elevate label management, optimize price and markdowns, improve-commerce and boost business effectiveness.
VCS offers many solutions well suited to consumer goods companies, including trade promotion management and software, marketing services, business analytics, customer relationship management, and services focused on the cloud that can help you redefine the way you benefit from modern IT services.
Trade Promotions Management
Trade promotion management is a large cost item for consumer goods companies. Our TPM/TPO solutions help you measure ROI so you can optimize decision making. We offer consulting for SAP and Oracle software that can help you systematically measure ROI and spend effectiveness.
Marketing Services & Branding
Marketing is increasingly about data, insights and ROI. Our teams are ready to help you rewire your marketing function, from managing the data and the capability set, to how to read and interpret it, to creating an enterprise digital marketing capability.
Create competitive advantage by measuring and improving your CAPEX with our analytics services, including trade promotion management, sales process improvement, and retail execution. We also offer social analytics to help you better analyse and leverage social network conversations.