The Crisp Blog

Business Insights
May 20, 2020

Bolster Your CPG Supply Chain for the Next Generation of Consumers

Twenty years ago, the world was in a panic because society didn’t think computers were smart enough to count from 1999 to 2000. Seven years later, full fledged computers were small enough to fit in our pockets, and e-commerce shifted from a niche practice reserved for futurists to the mainstream. Then came online advertising, consumer...

author: Eric Krueger

May 19, 2020

Supply Chain Analytics: Everything You Need to Know

No one can see exactly what the future will bring. With the right tools, however, anyone can see the past, and for businesses that can be a great start. 

author: Maegen Demko

Business Insights
May 11, 2020

7 CPG Industry Trends

2020 has been quite the whirlwind of shattered assumptions and unexpected disruption across the global economy. From travel to restaurants and everything in-between, the world is adjusting to a laundry list of “new normals” as this year proves to be one full of challenges and transformations.

author: Eric Krueger

In The News
April 29, 2020

Fast Company Recognizes Crisp with World Changing Ideas Awards

The team at Crisp is honored to announce that our company was selected as a finalist in the Food Category and received honorable mention in the Artificial Intelligence and Data Category from Fast Company’s 2020 World Changing Ideas Awards, announced on April 28, 2020.

author: Dana Miller

In The News
April 22, 2020

Celebrating Earth Day

When you’re in the business of serving other businesses by providing a way to reduce food waste, you could say that here at Crisp, we take Earth Day pretty seriously.  In fact, every day at Crisp is Earth Day.  

author: Dana Miller

April 3, 2020

10 Strategies for Working in the Cloud and at Home

The corona virus is raging among the world’s economies. ‘Flattening the curve’ is saving our health, but nearly everyone’s life has suddenly been cast up into the cloud. On Wednesday this week we had dinner with a couple of friends in New York. We were in Miami. Yesterday, my 10-year old son had karate training...

author: Are Traasdahl

COVID-19 DemandWatch
March 27, 2020

Crisp’s DemandWatch Surfaces Real-time, Interactive European Grocery Data for U.S. Inventory Planning

Global events like COVID-19 heighten the interconnectivity of our food supply chain and we are collaborating with our clients to navigate through this crisis. To that end, Crisp has made live exclusive European supermarket point-of-sale data available to help our clients understand the impact of COVID-19 and the demand, inventory & replenishment effects predicted to...

author: Dag Liodden

March 16, 2020

Crisp Approach to Employee and Customer Care

We have all received countless emails describing how various corporations are responding to Coronavirus, ranging from closings to additional PTO. I tasked our leadership team to formulate our own internal response in line with our core values:

author: Are Traasdahl

February 12, 2020

Think Outside the Spreadsheet and Forecast Fearlessly

The demand forecast is the key driver of food supply chain operations from field to fork. Forecast accuracy impacts shareholder value, as well as the amount of food that is wastedon the complex journey to the kitchen table. While suppliers across the food supply chain are losing revenue due to inaccurate and time-consuming demand forecasting...

author: Dag Liodden

Customer Stories
January 23, 2020

Crisp Beta Customers Report Significant Reduction in Food Waste

Initial results from more than 30 beta customers give us reason to be optimistic. These customers include food brands such as Gilbert’s Craft Sausages, SunFed Perfect Produce, and Nounós Creamery. Results include an 80% reduction in scrapped inventory, a decrease in time spent forecasting, and a 10% reduction in shorting orders after using the newly...

author: Are Traasdahl

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