Analyst Insight: In recent years, supply-chain control towers have become an omnipresent panacea for organizational challenges. Many companies have rushed to join the control tower frenzy, only to have the solution fall short of expectations. Success with control tower solutions rests with having a clear purpose for the solution, selecting the proper technology as the basis of the tool, and properly integrating with existing systems and data to ensure smooth execution.
Analyst Insight: Is it just a buzzword, or is there really something to the notion of visibility? It’s frequently cited as a challenge for supply chains. Yet by breaking down organizational silos and utilizing technology in addition to old-fashioned communications techniques, visibility can unify fragmented supply chains and create new opportunities via data analytics.
One Network Enterprises, a global provider of multi-party business networks for autonomous supply chain management, announced the availability of the latest version of its Global Logistics Gateway with its integrated digital freight brokerage network, Market MakerTM, and real time tracking through its Telematics Network.
The key to fighting the coronavirus outbreak lies in the application of supply-chain management principles, and the creation of a global, end-to-end network for partner collaboration in the healthcare industry.