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CONA Delivers End-to-End Supply Chain Planning Solution with Plantensive

Leading beverage manufacturer to deploy Blue Yonder planning solution after implementation build

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Oct. 27, 2020 –  Plantensive, a Vaco supply chain and retail planning consulting provider,  has announced that Coke One North America (CONA), an IT services company for Coca-Cola North American’s bottling business, has completed the core build phase of Blue Yonder’s planning solutions, led by Plantensive.

CONA Services partnered with Plantensive to design and build a single Blue Yonder planning solution across twelve bottling companies in North America.

“Plantensive joined CONA as an experienced Blue Yonder partner which was critical for us to establish this new foundation in our supply chain capabilities,” said Baron Jordan, CONA chief product officer, CONA Supply Chain. “With Blue Yonder being a new solution to CONA, our reliance on a knowledgeable partner was crucial. With this milestone, we can now plan for our North America rollout beginning Q1 2021.”

“CONA has been a tremendous partner through this transformation,” said Dan Luttner, partner for business development, Plantensive. “The sheer scale and scope of work that the joint project teams have achieved in one year is impressive.”

The project was accelerated and enabled by Plantensive’s unique toolkit and agile deployment methodology, which will continue to be scaled across bottlers during the deployment phase led by Capgemini.

“We are excited to partner with CONA on their digital supply chain transformation journey,” said Terry Turner, president, Americas Retail, Blue Yonder. “Blue Yonder’s solutions will allow CONA to have an agile supply chain that can predict disruptions, creating end-to-end visibility into its planning and the ability to pivot to meet any challenges and demands.”

About CONA

CONA Services, LLC is an IT services company for the North American Coca-Cola bottling business.  CONA provides our participating bottlers a common set of processes, data standards, manufacturing and customer solutions. The CONA system process $21 billion of revenue a year, more than 160,000 sales orders and in average 30,000 users per day. CONA works with the bottlers to optimize the use of CONA process and solutions and create business growth, but also to renew our landscape in an agile, flexible delivery model. CONA is a Strategic Partner of the North America Coca-Cola Bottler System.

About Plantensive:

Plantensive is part of the Vaco family of companies with $700 million in revenue. Plantensive is a supply chain and retail planning solutions provider to many of the fortune 500 and mid-market companies across the CPG, distribution, manufacturing, and retail industries. We provide end-to-end supply chain solutions and proven tools to accelerate value. We build, implement, and optimize dynamic, reliable supply chain solutions aligned with your business strategy so you can meet demand efficiently and build network resiliency to adapt to business challenges, new regulations, and potential disruptions. From building strategy to implementing it, we’ve got you covered. Plantensive’s global supply chain services meet you wherever you are in your journey – from your suppliers to your customers. For more information on Plantensive, visit us at www.plantensive.com

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