Businesses have access to more data than ever before, and the rate at which it accumulates seems almost impossible to manage. For years, supply chain visibility has been a hot button issue for most B2B and B2C organizations, though many still feel it is lacking.
The term supply chain visibility has also evolved greatly over the past several years. When supply chain visibility became a buzzword in logistics circles it came at a time when there wasn't very much visibility within transportation. Track and trace became synonymous with supply chain visibility; the gold standard was being able to get updates on when and where goods were as they made their way to customers. To retain competitive advantage this is no longer good enough. Today's visibility standards are end to end. Businesses now operate in networks of partners, so it's become vital to connect all the systems and processes between all these different partners and create one single version of the truth. Not only that, it's vital to be active, and be able to immediately react and respond to what you see.
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This whitepaper answers the questions: "What is Supply Chain Visibility - and why is it important?"