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3PL Takes Major Leap Toward Global Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Compliance

Challenge: Nearly 10 percent of the world’s drug supply is counterfeit, prompting many countries to set rigid guidelines to track and trace pharmaceuticals across the supply chain. Achieving compliance is often a huge undertaking for pharmaceutical manufacturers and 3PL providers.[more]

Spend Analytics: Understanding the Total Cost of a Supplier Relationship

Challenge: Growth driven by acquisitions left a global manufacturer with a mixed bag of ERP systems — resulting in an unconsolidated view of spend and an inability to quickly analyze data. The manual reporting system, combined with data extraction and trust issues, was costly and left the...[more]

Unbreakable: Pharma Giant Uses Big Data to Defy Nature's Wrath

Challenge: In late summer 2017, a large pharmaceutical company found its supply chain threatened by three hurricanes and an earthquake. As a manufacturer of medicines for neurological diseases, the company was under governmental and commercial pressure to avoid disruption from four significant...[more]

Nobody Thinks About Cargo Insurance — Until $1M Goes Up in Smoke

Challenge: The operations vice president of an oil and pipeline construction company recently admitted there was a time when he wondered if his company’s cargo insurance policy was worth it. The company sources goods from around the world, moves cargo by multiple modes and runs a supply chain...[more]

For Supply Chain Security, Retailer Looks to Freight Payment

Challenge: As with all companies, fraud and information security were top of mind for this major national retailer. To protect its strategic and competitive advantages – and those of its partners – the retailer needed a payment solution that could also safeguard its supply chain.[more]

New Strategy Accomplishes Customs Compliance and Cost Savings

Challenge: Transit delays and increased inspections by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) caused supply chain disruptions for a leading essential oils wholesaler. CBP requests for information and action had been received, and there were documentation errors. Customs brokerage fees were costly.[more]

Manufacturer Improves Visibility and Supplier Compliance with BSI's SCM Solution

Challenge: A large manufacturer was spending countless hours updating spreadsheets, reviewing supplier assessments, issuing corrective actions, and trying to track their suppliers' compliance, risk and performance ratings manually. They realized this manual approach wasn't sustainable as they...[more]

Code Red: Who are your High Risk Suppliers?

Challenge: A large manufacturer was searching for a provider that could offer an end-to-end solution to enhance their supply chain visibility, identify high risk sourcing countries and suppliers, and streamline their global audit and corrective action management program. They turned to us because...[more]

MGO's Early Warnings Would Have Saved Investors in Myanmar Aviation

Challenge: On July 30, 2014, 11 months after trumpeting its plan to invest $25 million in Myanmar's Asian Wings Airways, All Nippon Airways walked away. From the start, local media had reported Asian Wings' alleged ties with Tay Za, a connection the airline denied. Japan’s All Nippon didn't mention...[more]

High-Tech Leader De-Risks Revenue and TTM Goals with Resilinc SCRM

Challenge: A $15B networking equipment provider lacked visibility to their multi-tier supply chain, could not easily identify and assess risks such as supplier "hot spots" and single points of failure, and was unable to assess risks by part, commodity, category, BUs, location, revenue impact and...[more]