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The Supplier Collaboration Shortage: Uncovering the Gaps in Supply Chain Readiness


December 02, 2013

Today’s reality involves supply chains that rely on the skills and resources of hundreds, if not thousands, of suppliers. How can you ensure a more collaborative trading environment and right level of visibility with your partners? How can you achieve collaborative Nirvana? You are not alone.

In this recent study conducted by Peerless Research Group on behalf of Supply Chain Management Review and Logistics Management for E2open, Inc., discover how supply chain and distribution operations executives:

  • Identified gaps in their processes and systems
  • Uncovered inefficiencies in their systems and how they transcend these challenges into actionable process improvements
  • Implemented technology based solutions to solve their challenges

When collaboration is done right, companies can respond more quickly to potential inventory shortages, unexpected upside, shipment delays, and unexpected disruptions. Learn how effective communications combined with real-time visibility across suppliers and trading partners is critical to achieving sustainable supply chain success.

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