Creating Intelligent Supply Chains

March 3, 2015

Today’s supply chains are in a state of transformation. The emergence of the connected or digital consumer is leading companies to place increased pressure on suppliers by demanding greater customization of products, swift delivery of goods and an experience that is smooth and seamless. As a result, supply chain operations are being placed at the heart of delivering a superior customer experience.

To successfully facilitate changing consumer demand, it is becoming increasingly important to have end-to-end visibility of shipments across a supply chain. Businesses need to be able to collect information about the physical location of shipments from the point of manufacture, across the distribution network and on to the point of delivery, so that they can quickly fulfil orders with greater accuracy and efficiency.

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Material Handling & Logistics is an NED companion site within Penton's Manufacturing & Supply Chain Group.