Tag: common operating picture

Live Situational Awareness for the Suez Canal Crisis

Ever Given’s troubles are not over even though it is no longer stuck in the Suez Canal. The Egyptian authorities who helped to free the Ever Given have detained the vessel and are requesting $1B in payment for their efforts. Just like the Ever Given, our customers are still in the midst of recovering from the incident. Fortunately, they have had the benefit of using the TransVoyant Precise Predictive Enterprise (P2E) to help them resist and…
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Live Global Supply Chain Situational Awareness for Life Sciences

As Covid-19 vaccines being shipped globally, the importance of live supply chain situational awareness (SCSA) via a common operating picture has never been more evident – providing real-time context to location, condition, security, and timeliness. Life Sciences supply chains are unique. The timeliness, quality, and security of the supply chain are critical to the health and welfare of individuals and large populations. Adding to the complexity are the risks inherent with cold chain shipping and…
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Supply Chain Situational Awareness: Project Approaches to Unlocking Value

As companies look to achieve live supply chain situational awareness (SCSA), three project approaches to deliver a solution and business value are emerging: In-house project approach – Best of breed solutions and partners for a project managed internally Led by IT team with support from line of business users Requires heavy system integration Multi-vendor approach for core capabilities Outsourced project approach – Vendor managed services program Led by 4PL, consulting group, or system integrator Little…
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Digital Supply Chain Journey: Real-Time Monitoring to Live Situational Awareness

  The continued development of real-time monitoring (RTM) capabilities such as RFID, IoT devices, GPS tracking, electronic logging devices (ELD), etc., can be a good thing for shippers who need to stay aware of the real-time location and condition of their shipment. As often the case, too much of a good thing presents a challenge. The proliferation of RTM capabilities means there is more things to monitor than ever before and the challenge to find…
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Investors are grilling the C-Suite about Supply Chain Resiliency

As enterprises, economists, and analysts of all stripes are assessing the impact of COVID-19, early research and trend analysis of Q2 Financial Earnings reports and analyst calls has shown a marked difference in the topics that the C-Suite is openly discussing as having impacts on earnings. Of what should be little surprise, Supply Chain topics saw a 280% increase in talk time compared to Q4-19, while topics such as implementing or better leveraging Digital Twins…
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