Tag: supply chain visibility

Live Supply Chain Situational Awareness: Temperature Control Logistics

The environment in which Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences companies operate is increasingly complex, being driven by a more and more demanding healthcare agenda. The global need for innovative, cost effective medicines continues to rise whilst patients are demanding greater value for money, proven effectiveness of products, more transparency and access to information. To meet these demands companies are seeking ways to improve their operations efficiency, enhance financial performance, and optimize logistics planning and execution. In…
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TransVoyant adds continuous analysis of real-time and predicted supply chain behavior to Tive and the Open Visibility Network

Leading in-transit visibility provider Tive and TransVoyant, the leader in global supply chain data fusion, business analytics and actionable intelligence, announced a partnership to deliver live supply chain situational awareness to the Open Visibility Network (OVN) to improve actionable, complete, and intelligent visibility and business insights. Most visibility journeys start by focusing on a single segment of supply chains, lacking visibility into events occurring upstream and downstream. This is problematic for shippers that rely on inbound materials. When…
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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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Big Data, the Pandemic, and Supply Chain Evolution

In a room with the faint odor of formaldehyde, your biology teacher has “Punctuated Equilibrium” underlined on the chalkboard and begins drawing branching charts jotting down a few bullet point call outs at the splits as they describe what really drives changes and innovation in supply chain operations: massive selection pressure from external events. Wait, what? As a reminder to those of us who’s biology classes are now a distant memory, in a nutshell, punctuated…
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The Proactive Supply Chain and Outside Context Problems

When confronting the impossibility of being unable to plan for an event that we don’t know could happen, the answer must be to have systems and processes in place that allow us to respond to a rapidly changing landscape and ‘get to the left’ of a disruption, keeping good options on the table for longer. In critically acclaimed author Iain M. Banks Culture series, a far future, post scarcity, interstellar civilization has turned all their…
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