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How Caterpillar Reduced In-Transit Inventory by 15% With Improved Supply Chain Visibility

Published: 23 January 2012

ID: G00229281

Analyst(s): William McNeill

Summary

Caterpillar deployed supply chain visibility software that gave the company the ability to make better decisions on the movement of goods. Supply chain leaders can learn how to reduce in-transit inventory by 15%, increase customer service, decrease dwell time and lower shipping rates.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview

Analysis

  • Business Problem
  • Developing a Solution
  • Benefits
  • Lessons Learned

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