ScottsMiracle-Gro Case Study

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company is the world's largest marketer of branded consumer products for lawn and garden care. The company chose JDA to improve its service levels, and create direct alignment from its suppliers through to its multiple distribution lanes, hubs and worldwide markets. It realized the following results:

  • Improved customer service rates from 92 percent to 99 percent
  • Doubled inventory turns, boosting free cash flow
  • Gained the ability to conduct proactive planning regarding weather events
  • Achieved average annual supply chain savings of 2-3 percent
  • Realized complete value chain synchronization — from shelf to supplier — for rapid response to dynamic market conditions