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Category Management Focused BI Services

With our category management focused business intelligence services, you’ll discover powerful insights into your data which will enable you to make better decisions. Our global client base enables us to continually refine and build on the questions which retailers and suppliers should be asking about their product categories. Our deep technical expertise is underpinned by leading software and unmatched category management expertise.

Throughout the data analysis process, our consultants provide clients with objective and insightful answers to critical questions which need to be answered. Insights are delivered in the form of dynamic data visualisations and dashboards, which are coupled with deep industry expertise.

 

 

 

We Have The Ultimate Proprietary Process 

We have developed an unrivalled proprietary process for delivering category management services to perfection, and in a manner that offers clients the consistency, peace of mind, expertise and resourcing they need to enhance category performance and efficiency in record time.

Our processes are informed and continually refined by our ever-expanding global perspectives and deep understanding of what category management, planning, procurement and marketing teams really need from a category management service provider.

Our consultants deliver deeply organised category management services through a comprehensive RACI matrix which is applied at every step of our four-level deep proprietary business process value chain.

You can expect a professionally orchestrated effort which consistently results in improved category performance and efficiency. To learn more about our formula for success, please go ahead and book a consultation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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"DotActiv's category management services are amazing. Their consultants always go above and beyond by getting outputs done on time."

 

Belinda Craig - Trade Marketing Manager, GSK

GSK Testimonial

 

Why Choose DotActiv’s Category Management Focused BI Services?

Uncovering objective and insightful answers to critical category management related questions requires a mix of deep technical and industry knowledge together with specialised software and a proven methodology. Clients enjoy our business intelligence services because they get access to a comprehensive mix of:

 

1. Talented People

Get direct access to the best category management talent available. Thanks to our partnerships with local universities and dedicated headhunting resources, DotActiv employs only the most qualified and talented people.

2. Deep Expertise

Our global customer base and education investments have enabled us to form deep expertise on how to achieve category performance quickly and efficiently. Whether you are looking to deploy category management for the first time or you need support with a new initiative, our expertise will add significant value to your business.

3. Tried and Tested Methodologies

Even the best ideas backed by the smartest minds and technology turn to chaos without a defined methodology. Our tried and tested methodologies bring clarity and simplicity to category management, resulting in consistent outputs that deliver results. 

4. Powerful Proprietary Software

Our proprietary all-in-one category management software allows our consultants to deliver exceptional results. That is because our software considers the interdependent nature of category management and everything we deliver is data-driven.

5. Strategic, Tactical and Transactional Services

We deploy the right mix of strategic, tactical and transactional services so that we can go beyond strategy and insights to actually get the job done every time on time. This unique approach to category management services helps us to deliver meaningful results in record time, and more importantly, to act as true partners to our clients. 

6. Results-Centred Service with Clear ROI

All of our category optimisation services are guided by clear objectives, which remain front and centre throughout the process. Achievement of objectives are continually measured to ensure that we refine strategies and tactics and that ROI is clearly understood.

7. Convenient Time-Saving Format

Brief, debrief and results measurement meetings are guided by our structured methodology, which enables us to offer helpful guidance to clients throughout the process. Throughout these meetings, we pay careful attention to ensuring that your valuable time is respected and that we gain the required mutual alignment. All services are delivered remotely via Google Meets, Zoom, MS Teams or your preferred video conferencing tool.

8. Friendly and Approachable Consultants

At the heart of our culture is empathy and humility. Our talented and professional consultants are approachable, sincere and helpful. We believe in always doing what’s right for our relationships with clients. While clients enjoy quality relationships with our consultants, we always strive to deliver honest and constructive advice.

1. Talented People

Get direct access to the best category management talent available. Thanks to our partnerships with local universities and dedicated headhunting resources, DotActiv employs only the most qualified and talented people.

2. Deep Expertise

Our global customer base and education investments have enabled us to form deep expertise on how to achieve category performance quickly and efficiently. Whether you are looking to deploy category management for the first time or you need support with a new initiative, our expertise will add significant value to your business.

3. Tried and Tested Methodologies

Even the best ideas backed by the smartest minds and technology turn to chaos without a defined methodology. Our tried and tested methodologies bring clarity and simplicity to category management, resulting in consistent outputs that deliver results. 

4. Powerful Proprietary Software

Our proprietary all-in-one category management software allows our consultants to deliver exceptional results. That is because our software considers the interdependent nature of category management and everything we deliver is data-driven.

5. Strategic, Tactical and Transactional Services

We deploy the right mix of strategic, tactical and transactional services so that we can go beyond strategy and insights to actually get the job done every time on time. This unique approach to category management services helps us to deliver meaningful results in record time, and more importantly, to act as true partners to our clients. 

6. Results-Centred Service with Clear ROI

All of our category optimisation services are guided by clear objectives, which remain front and centre throughout the process. Achievement of objectives are continually measured to ensure that we refine strategies and tactics and that ROI is clearly understood.

7. Convenient Time-Saving Format

Brief, debrief and results measurement meetings are guided by our structured methodology, which enables us to offer helpful guidance to clients throughout the process. Throughout these meetings, we pay careful attention to ensuring that your valuable time is respected and that we gain the required mutual alignment. All services are delivered remotely via Google Meets, Zoom, MS Teams or your preferred video conferencing tool.

8. Friendly and Approachable Consultants

At the heart of our culture is empathy and humility. Our talented and professional consultants are approachable, sincere and helpful. We believe in always doing what’s right for our relationships with clients. While clients enjoy quality relationships with our consultants, we always strive to deliver honest and constructive advice.

 

 

 

 

 

We Deliver Remotely

 

 

 

 

A Convenient Online Service Experience 

At DotActiv, we provide professional services and software to blue-chip retail clients all over the world without the hassle and expense that comes with on-site consultations.

For your convenience, all consultations are held through your preferred video conferencing tool. All consultants’ outputs are subject to senior oversight from DotActiv management to ensure the highest quality outputs, which are based on our best practices. If you prefer for DotActiv consultants to be based on-site, this can be arranged.

 

 

 
 
 

"Amazing. The DotActiv team know exactly what to do. It didn’t take long at all for you to align to our strategy and visually execute it onto our planograms. You have exceptional energy and your attention to detail is refreshing.”

 

Michael de Beer - National Category Buyer for Hot Beverages at Pick n Pay