Supply chain complexity makes matching demand to supply and optimal order fulfillment difficult. However, radical improvements don't always require radical transformation. This article covers new developments in order management systems, the benefits of integrating order and transportation and logistics management, and how a converged view fosters vast improvement in visibility, collaboration, cost control, and consistent OTIF delivery.
Inbound Logistics interviews MPO's VP of Solutions Vijay Natarajan. Vijay has been helping organizations transform their supply chains for over 20 years. In his experience, shippers and logistics service providers find that his greatest success in digital transformation by coming to understand their company’s unique needs against the real-world challenges teams face. One of the major trends, around transportation management systems and logistics management software has been integrated order management. In this article, Vijay addresses such trends and desires from the market to merge order planning and execution.
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