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Why Supply Chain Leaders Should Aim for End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility by 2016

Published: 01 November 2013

ID: G00258375

Analyst(s): Christian Titze

Summary

End-to-end supply chain visibility is a key capability for becoming demand-driven in a mature value network. This research clarifies why supply chain leaders should aim for implementing visibility and collaboration solutions, and how improved visibility will impact the organization.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • There are many drivers for E2ESCV, with enterprises gaining significant qualitative and quantitative benefits by collaborating internally and with business partners through the support of enabling technology
  • As visibility and collaboration platforms are maturing, more and more enterprises are implementing solutions and services, allowing them to manage activities along their extended value chains more effectively
  • Sense and respond are critical processes for supply chain visibility. Only when visibility is coupled with advanced analytics and control will it help companies to obtain the full benefits of functionalities available.

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