Shippers striving to meet customer expectations for service, cost and choice face increasingly complicated challenges. In the ever-changing modern transportation marketplace, game-changing solutions require analysis of transportation information across modes. Technology powered by experience provides deeper understanding of cost-to-serve metrics. … Read more
In my previous blog, we established the need to measure Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) as a metric of business performance. It is important not only to measure the right KPIs, but it is also important to measure them precisely. … Read more
Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are the measurements a business uses to track progress toward meeting its goals. To establish meaningful KPIs, focus on the vital measurements that mean the most to your business. Most importantly, your KPIs should directly … Read more
How do you know when you should engage in a supply chain optimization exercise? Many companies are unsure of the value, and they’re reluctant to invest the time, resources and funds required, despite a typical payback period of less than … Read more
Next-generation security. Augmented and virtual reality. Cognitive systems. The Internet of Things (IoT).
Shouldn’t supply chain technology be included in this discussion of business priorities and IT initiatives?
Here are some thoughts to consider:
Whether it’s Big Data and analytics… Read more