With the coronavirus pandemic and its lingering effects, companies have now experienced how challenging it can be to plan and maneuver their supply chains around uniquely disruptive, once-in-a-lifetime events. But the unfortunate truth is that less severe events overwhelm or undermine supply planning all the time. Legacy tools are no longer up to the task of getting supply where it is needed most.
During the early months of the coronavirus pandemic, business forecasting models weren’t able to adapt to sudden shifts in demand and supply. Now, more companies are investing in supply-chain forecasting technology to improve visibility, transparency and resiliency.
The risk associated with shipping and handling dangerous goods is greater than ever, and those responsible for managing it need the proper training, technology and regulatory knowledge to ensure they’re moving goods in a safe and compliant manner.
Many shippers don’t know exactly what they’re shipping, which has a profound ripple effect on supply chains and customer experience — especially when it comes to dangerous materials and ever-changing regulation compliance.
The latest news, analysis and trends regarding technology solutions and their impact on supply chain management. New technologies in forecasting and demand planning, supply chain visibility, big data analytics, the internet of things (IoT), cloud and software as a service (SaaS), enterprise resource planning (ERP) and transportation management systems (TMS) and WMS are transforming the way companies do business - and allowing them to stay ahead of the competition in their industries. As these solutions continue to evolve, businesses are discovering new ways to increase efficiency and cut costs. Learn how companies around the world are improving operations through their strategic use of supply chain technology solutions.
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