GMA STUDY FINDS CPFR IS GAINING ADHERENTS

WASHINGTON -- After a long and bumpy takeoff, collaborative planning, forecasting and replenishment at last seems to be getting off the ground in the food retailing industry, according to a recent study by Grocery Manufacturers of America here.The study found that 67% of GMA members are engaged in some form of CPFR and 19% are moving beyond pilots to implement CPFR with their trading partner retailers.

WASHINGTON -- After a long and bumpy takeoff, collaborative planning, forecasting and replenishment at last seems to be getting off the ground in the food retailing industry, according to a recent study by Grocery Manufacturers of America here.

The study found that 67% of GMA members are engaged in some form of CPFR and 19% are moving beyond pilots to implement CPFR with their trading partner retailers. Neither GMA nor any of the participating manufacturers would reveal the names of s

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