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Articles Tagged with ''supply chain visibility''
Company leaders have placed priority on supply chain visibility and agility, yet rank their own performance in these areas as low. Current IT infrastructure and extensive ERP spend are not closing that gap between goal and reality, particularly with external trading partners.
With vast amounts of data flowing along extended supply chains, companies that can go the extra mile to integrate business intelligence with the data their supply chains produce can go the extra mile to improve supply chain performance.
Companies have historically reviewed their distribution networks every five or six years.
As perhaps the most stunning success of the dot-com era, Amazon is known for the data it collects and the way it uses the information to improve the customer experience.
As businesses recover from the recession, part of their focus is on improving transportation and logistics performance.
Inconsistent management interest contributes to the risks. The biggest risks to the supply chain over the next 12 months was reported to be technology outages, burdensome regulations and failures by outsourcers, according to a new report by Zurich Insurance Group and the Business Continuity Institute (BCI).