Supply chain executives are facing unprecedented challenges of managing highly complex supply chains and addressing the volatility of a global business environment. The difficulties of managing supply chain in these circumstances continue to impact companies’ financials significantly.
In addition, executives face new demands to make supply chain more profitable, nimble and flexible; manage security and risks; meet increasing customer needs; and support growth opportunities.
We believe that a control tower can act as a centralized hub that uses real-time data from a company’s existing, integrated data management and transactional systems to integrate processes and tools across the end-to-end supply chain and drive business outcomes.
In this point of view, we will discuss how a supply chain control tower enables execution of advanced strategies and explore specific actions companies can take to leverage a control tower for competitive advantage.