The Parker Avery Group

US Foods, a $25B foodservice distributor serving approximately 300,000 restaurants and foodservice operators, recently completed the initial phase of the company’s journey into advanced demand analytics.

“The objective of this effort was to eventually attain 99.5% accuracy in our high-level forecasts,” says Chuck Sample, US Foods’ Vice President of Analytics and Data Science. “We were enormously pleased to achieve 99.45% accuracy within the first three months of bringing Parker Avery on board—far ahead of our expected timeline."

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The Parker Avery Group is a leading retail & consumer goods consulting firm. We are a proven, trusted advisor to many of the world's most prominent consumer brands.

Retail Consulting We provide strategy and advisory services to many of the world's leading retail and consumer brands.
Implementation We operationalize performance improvements and implement retail and consumer goods solutions to deliver meaningful results.
Demand AnalyticsOur innovative analytics solution applies seamlessly to the changing retail and consumer goods environment, addressing the demands of urgency and flexibility.
Change Management We offer expert guidance in defining and executing OCM strategies, communication tactics, and training plans.

What we do.
We specialize in developing pragmatic business strategies, optimizing merchandising and channel execution, integrating cutting-edge analytics into business operations, facilitating software selection that meets our clients' requirements, and successfully implementing retail and consumer goods solutions with strong organizational acceptance and adoption.

What makes us different.
We uniquely combine deep industry experience with consulting expertise and world-class talent to deliver meaningful results. Our approach allows us to build successful long-term relationships with some of the most recognizable retail and consumer brands in the world.

Recent News & Publications

Key Takeaways from CSCMP’s 31st Annual State of Logistics Report Podcast, 11/10/20
7 Tips for Solution Demonstration Success, Part 2Blog Post, 11/10/2020
7 Tips for Solution Demonstration Success, Part 1Blog Post, 11/04/2020
Optimizing Strategic Category Management CapabilitiesClient Case Study
Three (or maybe four) Key Takeaways from Analytics UniteBlog Post, 10/15/20
Why I Chose The Parker Avery Group (During a Pandemic) Podcast, 10/13/20
Strategic Sourcing in a Disrupted Supply ChainBlog Post, 10/08/2020
Digging DEEP: Achieving Omnichannel Resilience Blog Post, 10/01/2020
Omnichannel Retailer Forecasting and Replenishment System ImplementationClient Case Study
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