Tag: improve supply chain visibility

Extended LEAN

Lean Supply Chain Perspective Required for New Normal

The global pandemic and the disruption of foreign production is driving many manufacturing organizations to explore re-shoring of raw material sourcing, product components and finished goods. In our conversations, we are finding that C-Suite leaders are spending as much as half their time focused on solving issues in their network. Bringing production closer to the manufacturing base improves geographical access and mitigates the risks associated with an overseas failure.

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cash to cash

Use Logistics to Compress Cash-to-Cash Cycles

If you want to see CEOs and CFOs sit up and take notice during one of our presentations, demonstrate how a robust logistics solution compresses cash-to-cash cycles by expediting product to the end consumer and shrinking their days sales outstanding (DSO). That’s language the C-suite understands.

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Business insight

7 FAQs Answered with Supply Chain Visibility

Organizations that invested in supply chain mapping are more successfully managing COVID-19 disruption thanks to greater awareness of their demand response networks. Based on multiple layers of information, supply chain mapping and contingency planning grants real-time access for businesses facing disruption.

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Improve Supply Chain Visibility and Planning

Supply Chain Visibility Needs Determined by Business Objectives

For many organizations, a rear-view perspective on the COVID-19 pandemic reveals opportunities for course corrections that might have prevented costly missteps or customer service failures. Hindsight is always clear, and under normal circumstances, disruption cause-and-effect analysis is integral to process change.

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Optimize Networks

Building Lasting Data Partnerships in the Supply Web

The term supply chain dates back to only 1982. In an interview with Financial Times, British logistician Keith Oliver introduced the ideas of “supply chain” and “supply chain management,” identifying them as: “the process or planning, implementing, and controlling of the supply chain with the purpose to satisfy customer requirements as efficiently as possible.”

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e-commerce

How E-Commerce is Driving the Supply Web Evolution

We are living in a rare and significant time in human history. Anyone alive in 2020 will always remember COVID-19. When we speak of these days, we will remember the uncertainty, the “Stay at Home” orders, our cohorts in isolation, and what we lost as a result.

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