Control Tower for your Supply Chain

[fa icon="calendar"] Jul 14, 2015 3:03:39 PM / by Randy Schmidt

Using real time data via connectors across the supply chain gives great insight into the flow of products from suppliers. Combined with actionable data on forecasts/sales orders, production operations, and downstream distribution the end-to-end value chain can be seen, controlled and predicted, much like the way an air traffic control tower puts power in the hands of the airport to orchestrate the flow. 

This control tower metaphor is a concept whose implementation is catching on with a variety of solution providers because of the value it delivers. Check out this industry research on this topic as it relates to supply chains for a comparative assessment of solutions in this area.

http://nucleusresearch.com/research/single/technology-value-matrix-2015-supply-chain-control-towers/Supply_Chain_control_tower

Topics: Supply Chain Management, Control Tower View, GPS for your Business, End to end, Agile, Planning, PearlChain

Randy Schmidt

Written by Randy Schmidt

Solves business challenges leveraging technology. Broad background in project and program management and cross functional business areas.