Supply Chain Planning

Food & Nutrition



Successfully manage your food & nutrition supply chain to gain a competitive edge.

Razor-thin profit margins, constantly changing consumer demands, and complex regulatory shifts that demand greater transparency and sustainability, create a highly competitive food & beverage landscape. Successfully navigating ever-changing regulations, limited shelf lives, and demand swings caused by seasonality, promotions, weather, and other external factors helps companies gain a competitive edge.

The Atlas Planning Platform solves supply chain planning challenges by optimizing the supply chain plan and enabling end-to-end visibility into their supply chains. This insight helps our customers develop supply chain solutions that improve efficiency, save money, and enable them to pivot as the market demands.

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How Atlas Planning Platform supports your food & nutrition supply chain.

Reduce Uncertainty & Risk

The need for an agile food & nutrition supply chain is clear. Supply chain bottlenecks lead to uncertainty, waste, and reduced profits. Shifting consumer preferences, promotional impacts, and demand swings wreak havoc on supply chain efficiency. Atlas Planning Platform provides tools to pivot quickly and seamlessly manage disruptions.

  • Plan product retirement and product substitutions
  • Leverage analytics to optimize product portfolios.
  • Guide new product launches with product lifecycle management capabilities
  • Predict seasonal products based on history, incorporate trade promotion data and seasonal profiles, and shifts in consumer preferences
  • Leverage probalistic forecasting to create a range of plans and select the most resilient to variability

End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility

Get ahead of the competition with end-to-end supply chain synchronization. Visibility across the supply chain helps food & nutrition companies identify disruptions and harness opportunities. Using advanced analytics Atlas helps its customers uncover single points of failure, develop solutions, and improve forecasting across their extended value chain.

  • Augment the ability to work with multiple source and suppliers
  • Identify and understand the impact of promotions
  • Leverage POS, weather, machines, and telemetry data through demand sensing capabilities that improve daily and weekly forecast accuracy
  • Run real-time scenarios to support fast decision making

Changing business models and needs

The food & nutrition market is in a constant state of flux. Market forces, consumer expectations, and government regulations constantly evolve and change. Atlas Planning Platform gives food & nutrition companies constant access to data and insights that help them adapt their business models to current market conditions.

  • Leverage new growth categories
  • Analyze changing consumer preferences and demand for fresh and healthy food options and regional variety
  • Build collaborative partnerships with suppliers and customers through VMI and collaboration features

Reduce waste

The wrong move in the food & nutrition supply chain leads to waste. Supply chain disruptions can cause spoilage, product contamination, or product damage. Atlas Planning Platform helps drive efficiencies that reduce waste and mitigate risk.

  • Reduce food waste across your supply chain
  • Drive production and ordering efficiencies
  • Support circular economy strategies


FIVE Steps to Gain Supply Chain Resiliency in the Essential Food & Beverage Industry

The Food & Beverage industry has a track record of remarkably stable growth of approximately four percent across consumer and food service sectors combined. Big swings have historically come from promotional demand and wildly successful new product launches which are no comparison to the variability that has rocked the industry since March 2020.

Download our recent whitepaper to learn how your company can use these learning to gain supply chain resiliency in the essential food & beverage industry.

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The Atlas Planning Platform balances ease of use with advanced functionality.

The competitive supply chain world requires rapid decision making and accurate planning. There’s no time for complex planning tools that are difficult to learn and even harder to use. The Atlas Planning Platform offers the latest in supply chain planning technology but is designed with the end users in mind.

Our unique, single unified platform architecture links and orchestrates your entire S&OP process. Users receive real-time access to workflows, monitoring and gap analysis across all functional areas. The platform allows users to access dashboards with prescriptive analytics at any level of aggregation from demand to supply, transportation, financial budgeting, forecasting, and sales.



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Atlas Planning Platform promotes strategies that foster organizational alignment.

The best supply chains collaborate upstream and downstream to plan and execute operations. The joint efforts of every stakeholder deliver synergies and efficiencies across the entire supply chain. But even in the best worlds, opinions clash and complicate decision making.

Atlas helps internal and external stakeholders collaborate. The user-friendly online platform consolidates feedback from every stakeholder—upstream and downstream—to break down knowledge silos and bring end-to-end visibility to the supply chain.



Atlas Planning Platform acts as a trusted advisor for food supply chains.

We get it—manual repetitive processes waste valuable time when your company has more pressing concerns to worry about. Atlas automates planning and repetitive tasks to keep your focus on value-added activities.

Atlas gives customers an end-to-end supply chain planning platform that predicts and forecasts seasonal products based on history, seasonal profiles, and influences, shifts in consumer preferences, and more. Our easy-to-use platform balances demand and supply by developing forecasts based on day-to-day impacts to your business. Atlas analyzes data on weather, competitor promotions, sales variations, and shelf lives to reveal trends, patterns, and probabilities for more accurate forecasts.


With Atlas, we have been able to make our supply chain work optimally. It really is the best tool I've seen for demand planning.

Bill Andrews, VP of Supply Chain, Sun-Maid

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The wrong move in the food & nutrition supply chain leads to waste. Supply chain disruptions can cause spoilage, product contamination, or product damage. Atlas Planning Platform helps drive efficiencies that reduce waste and mitigate risk. As a result you can reduce food waste across your supply chain, drive production and ordering efficiencies and support circular economy strategies.


“We are now using the same platform for demand and inventory, making the data flow very seamless, giving my team full access and visibility to the demand plan”

- Akbar Zubery, Director of Global Inventory
Factors Group of Nutritional Companies

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