Many supply chains still rely on linear strategies to manage their supply chains, resulting in poor planning, excess inventory, a lack of transparency into order status, and, ultimately, reduced sales and margins.
Transportation teams have a mandate to keep costs low without sacrificing performance. This isn’t an easy job, and the work is never over. Lowering transportation costs is no longer as simple as selecting the cheapest provider on a cost per mile basis.
Given the global nature of today’s supply networks, multi-tier visibility, planning and execution has become very complex. To manage today’s complexities, current systems are forcing functional groups to resolve problems with outdated processes and approaches.
The digital integration of supply chains that historically have relied on manual processes is key to integrating modern-day business functions, both within the organization and externally with customers, suppliers, and partners.
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