Analyst Insight: Data is important to businesses in formulating strategies, streamlining operations, introducing new products and services, and ensuring customer satisfaction. But data alone isn’t much good unless it’s analyzed, understood and acted upon. Data analysis is benefiting from new technology tools by allowing analysts to dig more deeply into supply chains. At the same time, human judgment remains the most important element in analysis.
Analyst Insight: The current and dominant state of supply-chain finance funding has proved to be unsustainable, given the increasingly global nature of today’s supply chains and economic volatility. The result has been a move away from single-funder, bank-led supply-chain finance programs to multi-funder programs that ensure all currencies and jurisdictions are covered.
The latest carrier survey by Transporeon reveals some surprising trends in pricing — ones that the carriers themselves didn't entirely anticipate, notes director of business development Patrick Pretorius.