Pepsico Supply Chain Case Study

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PepsiCo is a worldwide food and beverage company with net revenues over $66 billion and a product portfolio that includes 22 brands which generates over $1 billion each in estimated retail sales. The company’s main businesses are the following: Quaker, Tropicana, Gatorade, Frito-Lay and Pepsi-Cola – make hundreds of foods and beverages distributed worldwide. Pepsi originated way back 19th century and started selling a refreshing drink called, “Brad’s Drink”, named after the inventor/pharmacist Caleb Bradham in his pharmacy. Years later, it was later renamed as Pepsi-Cola, after adding the ingredient of digestive enzyme-pepsin. Pepsi- Cola Company was launched in the year 1902 and boomed its sales by then. Supply Chain Management The idea of collaboration and integration has been the basis of supply chain management of PepsiCo. There company has five global priorities that pose a huge impact of their supply chain: brand building, innovation, execution, productivity, and driving cash returns. Furthermore, its key drivers to supply chain’s innovation include: • Environmental sustainability. Find innovative ways to reduce environmental hazards- alternative energy solutions, recycled and reuse of materials in their manufacturing plants. • Technology advancement. Used 3-D printing technology in creating optimal potato chip prototypes. Automation technology for plant enhancements and follow trends in vehicle technology such as the concept of “platooning” used in

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