Author: Ilona Kovalenko

Live Supply Chain Situational Awareness: Hurricane Larry Use Case

According to the Freight Waves most recent article, over the last week (week of 09/05/21), Larry became the third major hurricane of this year’s Atlantic season, forcing container ship captains to steer clear as the storm passed the island of Bermuda this week, headed towards eastern Canada. How can you proactively plan for and manage supply…
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Predicting Lead Times, Throughput and Variability

As we’ve seen through events such as the Covid19 pandemic, Yantian port congestion, and Suez Canal blockage, real-world conditions are constantly changing the planning and execution of global supply chains. Supply chain variability causes significant damage to shareholder value, operational efficiency, trading partner trust, and customer satisfaction. What do we mean by variability? It comes…
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Live Global Supply Chain Situational Awareness: Perfect Supply Chain Data

According to the results of our recent survey conducted in partnership with Pharma IQ one of the dominant challenges global enterprises face while improving supply chain transparency is harnessing and harmonizing data. Many business leaders question if Perfect Supply Chain Data is a dream or reality? When the Ever Given container ship was stranded in…
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Digital Supply Chains Compress Time… Both Cycle Time and Customer Time to Value

Digital supply chain solutions are redefining the market in so many ways, and time to value is one of the most significant. What is it about these solutions that make it possible to deliver value in such a short timeframe? A high amount of today’s ERP and advanced planning systems were built on a 1990’s and early 2000’s…
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What is a Supply Chain Control Tower, Anyway?

If you ask ten different executives to define a supply chain control tower, you will probably get ten different answers. Our CEO, Dennis Groseclose, shares his insight on the hype and common misinterpretations around the term… First, the word “tower” means more than we think. It evokes images of an airport control tower, standing high…
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