Complete visibility in your supply chain means you reduce risk and increase productivity. There are two different forms of visibility that we bring to you. The first is visibility to your shipments both inbound and outbound. The second is visibility into reporting, KPI measures and the effects your decisions have on your supply chain.
Once you have visibility to your inbound shipments you avoid being set back from an unexpected shipment. This allows you to accurately manage inventory levels, production and labor which maximizes productivity. Always knowing where your outbound shipments are allows you to keep sales, customer services, customers and other concerned parties in the loop. This can also improve carrier service, since having visibility adds a factor of accountability.
The reporting Transportation Insight gives you allows you to get a full picture of the status of your supply chain and stresses the importance of decision making. You will have access to numbers that give you the amount you could have saved by selecting different carriers, aggregating shipments and utilizing different routes or modes. By seeing the direct impact of the decisions you make in your supply chain you are able to position yourself for success going forward.
For more, read this article focusing on the critical nature of visibility within the supply chain and how increasing visibility leads to supply chain excellence.