Supply Chain Visibility – What It Is and How It’s Achieved

August 23, 2019

The business world is becoming more data-driven as companies recognise the benefits of using real-time data to accurately run their operations.

Within the supply chain profession, you may have noticed that the term ‘supply chain visibility’ is increasingly being put forward as a key factor in running and managing successful supply chains and logistics operations.

But what is meant by supply chain visibility and why is it coming into greater prominence? Read more

Should You, and Can You, Brexit-Proof Your Supply Chain?

May 3, 2018

We are, of course, still hearing a great deal of concern about Brexit and supply chain. This leads us to consider what we can be doing to Brexit-proof our business and supply chain. However, should we? If so, how? It comes down to knowing your supply chain’s strengths and weaknesses. Fundamentally Brexit is a change. With change comes opportunity. Knowing your business strengths and weaknesses equips you to capitalise on the changes ahead, quickly and profitably. Agility alone can become your greatest strength. Read more

How the Internet of Things Will Make Manufacturing Smarter

June 8, 2017

Even just two years ago, it was hard to imagine how the Internet of Things would completely transform so much of the supply chain. However, the industry is radically changing. Indeed, this change is so enormous, so radical that it’s even being coined ‘The Fourth Industrial Revolution”. This term embraces the concept that the Internet of Things, is so all-invasive to industry, and happening with such immense speed, that it literally is at revolutionary levels. Read more