Executive Briefings

Are You Sure You Have Enough Supply Chain Visibility?

Two realities-neither one pleasant-emerge when you study supply chain visibility. First, regulatory mandates and complex supply chains with short lead times each require visibility much further up the supply stream than is common today. Second, 90 percent of those surveyed by Aberdeen Group say they are not satisfied with the visibility they have. Viktoriya Sadlovska, research analyst with Aberdeen, discusses the advances made in visibility of transportation processes and in order and supplier events. But, she says, much more improvement is needed in the areas of supply chain disruption and in the financial supply chain. [Run Time (Min): 11:16]


Two realities-neither one pleasant-emerge when you study supply chain visibility. First, regulatory mandates and complex supply chains with short lead times each require visibility much further up the supply stream than is common today. Second, 90 percent of those surveyed by Aberdeen Group say they are not satisfied with the visibility they have. Viktoriya Sadlovska, research analyst with Aberdeen, discusses the advances made in visibility of transportation processes and in order and supplier events. But, she says, much more improvement is needed in the areas of supply chain disruption and in the financial supply chain. [Run Time (Min): 11:16]