Subscribe to our free, weekly email newsletter!


3 ways to gain full visibility and control of supply chain operations


December 11, 2012

As a supply chain professional you need to have complete visibility of your complex supply chain operations to maintain control and alignment with the business strategy of your company. Without a centralized, current view that presents actionable information about processes, the movement of goods, and warehouse and distribution operations, it is next to impossible to make smart decisions and introduce the right changes to optimize the supply chain network you’re in.

Without granular as well as high-level visibility, it is also difficult to enable people and processes in the supply chain to support customer service-level commitments and prepare for tomorrow’s operational challenges.

Columbus has gathered these 3 customer case studies to highlight how supply chain professionals can have complete visibility of complex supply chain operations to maintain control and alignment with the business strategy of your company.

  • Read these Real World Customer Scenarios to see how supply chain professionals are addressing these issues through:

      Aligning Supply Chain Processes with Business Strategy

    • Allocating Resources

    • Effective Planning and Decision-Making

    image

Subscribe to Logistics Management magazine

Subscribe today. It's FREE!
Get timely insider information that you can use to better manage your
entire logistics operation.
Start your FREE subscription today!

Recent Entries

The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported this week that U.S. trade with its North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico increased 8.2 percent from September 2013 to September 2014 at $102.2 billion.

NS said that the D&H lines it plans to acquire connect with the NS network at Sunbury, Pa. and Binghamton, N.Y. and give NS single-line routes from Chicago and the southeast U.S. to Albany, N.Y., which is in close proximity to NS’ Mechanicville, N.Y.-based intermodal terminal.

This follows a 1.6 cent decrease last week, which was preceded by a 5.4 gain the week before and stands as the first increase going back to the week of June 23, when the weekly average headed up 3.7 cents to $3.919 per gallon.

BNSF said that its 2015 capital expenditures will be allocated towards various areas of its business, including maintenance and expansion of the railroad to meet the expected demand for freight rail service, with 2015 representing the third straight year BNSF has invested a record annual capital expenditures investment.

While the ongoing labor negotiations between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) ostensibly going from bad to worse, following the ILWU’s announcement late last week that it was halting negotiations from November 20 through November 30, a Congressional group last week penned a letter to PMA and ILWU leadership expressing concern over the state of the negotiations.

Comments

Post a comment
Commenting is not available in this channel entry.


© Copyright 2013 Peerless Media LLC, a division of EH Publishing, Inc • 111 Speen Street, Ste 200, Framingham, MA 01701 USA