May 17, 2020

7 Eleven taps JDA Software to drive supply chain transformation

7 Eleven
jda software
Supply Chain Transformation
Supply Chain
James Henderson
2 min
The American chain of convenience stores 7-Eleven is working with JDA Software to drive its supply chain transformation initiative
The American chain of convenience stores 7-Eleven is working with JDA Software to drive its supply chain transformation initiative.

7-Eleven said it ha...

The American chain of convenience stores 7-Eleven is working with JDA Software to drive its supply chain transformation initiative.

7-Eleven said it has successfully deployed a range of JDA Software, Inc. solutions in the JDA Cloud including JDA Demand, JDA Fulfillment and JDA Order Optimisation to expertly manage its inventory and streamline its supply chain processes.

JDA was chosen in order to gain deeper visibility into its inventory to reduce high levels of out-of-stocks and decrease expiries while maintaining its expected 99% service levels.

With JDA, 7-Eleven will fill each store’s perishable orders efficiently while planning for each store’s demand in multiple quantities and load types across multiple distribution centres.

“We have become a team of high-performing, value-added planning aficionados that has achieved extraordinary changes in a short period of time,” said Dean Burkett, 7-Eleven director of demand planning.

“JDA has put 7-Eleven in a position to take control of our inventory, allowing us to maintain our expected 99% fill rates while managing our product expiry/write-offs down to one percent of our inventory holding costs.”

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The deployment, which has been managed by JDA partner Cognizant for all technical aspects into and out of 7-Eleven’s main ERP system, has given the company better insight into its inventory as part of the planning process, and driven efficiencies across order planning and demand forecasting.

JDA Services and JDA Cloud were key contributors to the project success, making the implementation agile and faster to deliver. Already, 7-Eleven has been able to cut order lead so stores can order items on their first order date.

Overall, the deployment’s concise demand plan and more accurate inventory ordering enables 7-Eleven to be more proactive with its suppliers about reducing costs across the supply chain.

“By achieving operational excellence, convenience store retailers can gain market share, increase profitability and ultimately, enhance the customer experience” said Terry Turner, JDA president of North American retail.

“With JDA, 7-Eleven is increasing demand visibility across its stores and with its suppliers. Creating one consistent view of demand and inventory across its stores and distribution centres optimises inventory levels and increases inventory turns, while leading to higher levels of customer satisfaction.”

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Jul 30, 2021

The Ultimate Procurement & Supply Chain Event

Procurement
Supplychain
live
event
3 min
Take a look at our agenda for Procurement & Supply Chain Live, where innovation meets implementation, coming to you live from London

From September 28th-30th, network with C-level executives, gain insight from industry pioneers and walk away with actionable insights that accelerate your career. By the end of the week, we promise you’ll have the skills to solve the world’s most pressing supply chain and procurement challenges. 

The three-day show is an essential deep dive into the industry, with influential speakers sharing insights and strategies from their organisations, group roundtable discussions, and fireside chats. Whether you attend virtually or in person, you’ll strategise how to cope with global disruption, learn from industry leaders, and walk away with tips, tactics, and tangible connections. 

 

How to Attend

 

In a COVID-disrupted era, we know that the majority of people would rather avoid travelling for events─why take the risk, right? In response to the continued disruption, BizClik Media Group has decided that Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE will offer the best of both worlds through hybrid accessibility. 

That means you and your peers can attend the event in person or virtually ─ with no disadvantages for people who choose not to make the trip to the Tobacco Dock venue. 

 

In-Person

 

Procurement & Supply Chain LIVE will be held at the Tobacco Dock in London, an industry-leading venue that is renowned for delivering world-class events. For attendees’ peace of mind, the venue is working to the government-endorsed AEV All Secure Framework, alongside mia’s AIM Secure and ‘Good to Go’ accreditation, they will ensure that we achieve a COVID-secure environment to facilitate all of your networking needs. 

 

Virtually

 

Our physical venue is both historic and stunning, but it has no bearing on the information that you and your peers can gain from the event. You can still absorb it all, interact with other attendees, and enjoy the conference experience on your alternative, virtual platform. 

The platform will feature live feeds from all of the stages, as well as virtual networking areas. So, if you want to avoid travel, it’s not a problem! You can still get involved and enjoy the entire experience from the comfort of your own home. 


 

What’s on the agenda?

 

With keynote addresses from global leaders, dynamic roundtable discussions, and extensive networking opportunities, Procurement & Supply Chain 2021 will expand your network, deliver insight, and enhance your organisation’s reach. 

Across the three-day event, a number of relevant topics and trends surrounding procurement and supply chain will be discussed. 

 

  • Tuesday 28 September - Digital supply chain
  • Procurement strategy (11:30 am)
  • Supply chain leaders forum (12:00 pm)
  • Women in supply chain (14:00 pm)
  • Procurement technology (14:30 pm) 
  • Wednesday 29 September - Procurement consulting
  • Sustainability (11:30 am) 
  • Supply chain management (12:00 pm) 
  • Digitalisation (14:00 pm)
  • Risk & Resilience (14:30 pm)
  • Thursday 30 September - APAC sessions (04:00 am)


 

Influential executives from around the world will give their insights and professional experiences surrounding these topics, allowing you and your company to leave with valuable information. 

The past year has shown how important supply chains are and the importance of managing them correctly. With increasing digitalisation across all industries, you won’t want to miss out on our great speakers and information surrounding this topic. Preparing your company for the future is key, and we are sure you will gain great insights at our three-day event. 

Order now to make the most of our early-bird offer. Ticket prices increase over 50% soon! For tickets and information, head over to our event site.

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