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.
In a time of lockdowns caused by the coronavirus pandemic, in-person workshops, seminars and consulting engagements are at a standstill. In response, many forward-thinking companies are beginning to offer online assessment tools and action plans across all disciplines.
Chad Kramlich, chief revenue officer of Open Sky Group, explains the difference between applications delivered in the cloud and those via software as a service (SaaS), and how the latter model applies to modern-day warehouse-management systems (WMS).
The coronavirus pandemic has had a huge impact on global risk-management strategies. Many companies learned in 2020 that their supply chains weren’t prepared for a disruption of such massive scale. Now, they’re determined not to get caught short again.
The latest news, analysis, trends and solutions for cloud, software as a service (SaaS) and on-demand systems and their impact on supply chain management. New technologies in cloud computing 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 cloud computing and on-demand systems for supply chain management.
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