Retailers, Direct

You sell to the retailer and ship to their warehouses.

The most traditional use case in consumer goods.  You ship directly to a retail customer’s warehouse, and they supply their stores.  When the customer is a single banner/division/region, this is very straight forward.  If it is a national account with multiple banners/divisions/regions, you determine if you want to plan at the “corporate” level or if promotion calendars differ in such a way that individual plans are warranted.  BluePlanner is designed to plan sell-in (shipments) and sell-out (point of sale) and import actuals for time series reporting and post event analysis.    

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Use Cases for Retailers, Direct

Managing Customer Business Plans & Approvals

Forecasting Shipments

Paying Bills and Managing Deductions

Forecasting the Trade Spending Accrual

Monitoring Business Initiatives

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