Benefits for Suppliers
Accenture and Cap Gemini have published reports describing the business benefits of GDSN based on extensive research with major associations, suppliers and retailers, including Royal Ahold, The Coca-Cola Company, General Mills, The Hershey Company, The J.M. Smucker Company, Johnson & Johnson, Nestlé, PepsiCo, Procter & Gamble, Sara Lee, The Gillette Company, Unilever, and Wegmans.
The results clearly show that synchronising accurate and properly classified data brings many business benefits to suppliers. Time-to-shelf was reduced by an average of 2 to 6 weeks. Order & item administration improved by 67%. Item data issues in sales process were reduced by an average of 25% to 55%.
Some other benefits manufacturers can get from implementing GDSN
Better Category & Promotion Management
Easier Administrative Data Handling
More Efficient Employees
Better Bottom Line