With solutions from SAP, Accenture NewsPage 9 can provide an integrated view of consumer trends, secondary demand and supply chain management signals to help companies thrive in the experience economy and accelerate growth in Asia-Pacific and Africa.
Accenture NewsPage is an integrated distributor management and sales automation system that helps consumer products companies better manage traditional trade channels, promotions, and sales processes.
Accenture chose SAP Cloud Platform and the Hana service to build the latest version of its NewsPage solution to help dynamically orchestrate the growing volume of data and business processes companies are dealing with so that they can make better sense of their data in real time.
“Built on SAP Cloud Platform and the Hana service, Accenture NewsPage 9 will create a single source of customer data, with machine learning and microservices that power real-time sales execution,” said Fabio Vacirca, Accenture. “Our collaboration can better enable consumer products companies to capture new consumption in untapped traditional trade as well as complex, multi-layer supply chains, ultimately gaining revenue and profitability. Accenture is committed to building solutions that help our clients drive greater efficiency and effectiveness through intelligence and integration.”
Asia leads the charge with Accenture NewsPage 9
As the most mobile region in the world, Asia leads the global e-commerce charge, and has over 25 million under-served retail outlets, representing a huge opportunity for consumer products companies to maximize growth, optimize costs and drive customer advocacy.
Accenture NewsPage 9 includes distribution management, sales force automation, and merchandizing capabilities, allowing consumer products companies to improve their view of demand signals and covers the complete down-stream supply chain. As a result, companies can streamline inventory and sales processes for better productivity, and use accurate and reliable data on secondary sales to plan for growth.
Accenture NewsPage already has over 160,000 users serving over 5,000 distributors and three million retail outlets across 60 countries. With Accenture NewsPage 9 companies in fast-growth markets such as ASEAN, China, India, and Africa can better collaborate to address the needs of joint customers and reach new companies.