Digital Supply Chain Blog

Delivering Value at Start of Journey

While Covid-19 has exposed the cracks in global businesses, supply chain leaders now have a seat at the table to build a future-ready enterprise. Disconnected data, the crucial need for real-time visibility, and the lack of predictive analytics stand in the way of accelerating innovation, staying competitive in the market and restructuring global supply chains…
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Live Supply Chain Situational Awareness: Final-Mile Delivery

The final mile stage of delivery for supply chains are the most costly, complex and critical as the experience and expectations of individuals and key customer groups are felt mostly during this stage. Adding to the complexity are the risks inherent with shipping disruptions and quality of products while in transit. Parcels require 24/7 monitoring,…
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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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