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Advantages of Integrating Supply Chain Intelligence into Your ERP
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Competitive Advantages of Integrating Supply Chain Intelligence into Your ERP

No matter what Supply Chain‬ decision is made, ‪Data Analytics‬ is the key.

In today’s competitive business environment, ERP systems integrated with supply chain intelligence help manufacturers achieve in-depth 360 degree visibility of their Global Supply Chain processes and interactions between the manufacturer and its customers, suppliers, and logistics providers.

1) Achieve In-depth 360 degree Visibility of the Global Supply Chain Processes Continuous improvements in a company’s supply chain management starts with the ability to gather data, measure performance, and find meaning full correlations to transform raw data into actionable information. Supply Chain Intelligence provides a powerful opportunity for manufacturers to gain critical insights and competitive advantages. Manufacturers can identify valuable information breaking down supply chain processes and boundaries to improve interaction points that occur between the manufacturer and its customers and suppliers. By breaking down silos and enabling a centralized holistic view to transportation management, substantial net savings can be achieved through reducing routing delays, improper documentation, poor collaboration, and greater in-transit inventory flexibility to changing retail trends.

2) Connectivity to Real-Time Information Connectivity to real-time information enables all relevant ERP silos with pertinent supply chain data. Manufacturers must have real-time connections to suppliers to respond to changing production demands. With Supply chain intelligence feeding into their ERP, manufacturers gain visibility into inventory and product availability; supply and demand cycles; and lead and delivery times helping to achieve the lowest possible manufactured cost while improving the cash to cash cycle. Supply chain managers know that measurement and performance are inextricably linked. Key performance indicators (KPIs) and benchmarks can give advance warning of problems in their logistics operations. Predictive analytics can make manufacturers considerably more resilient and agile, an essential in today’s lean supply chains management.

3) Proactive Procurement, Routing and Carrier Capacity Management Supply Chain Intelligence integration into Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems provide manufacturers with more transportation choice to proactively manage carrier capacity and minimize supply chain disruptions. The Logistics Cloud Platform, first developed by Freightgate, enables greater efficiency in gathering and normalizing information to mine, analyze, measure benchmark providing ability to make timely decisions crucial to business success.

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RE: Advantages of Integrating Supply Chain Intelligence into Your ERP
6/29/17 3:30 PM as a reply to Editor Nick Matyas.
Supply chain intelligence empowers businesses with real-time performance and this is a really great advantage to a business. With this you can access advantages such as greater supply chain visibility, smarter inventory management, deeper insights to transportation management and efficient tracking and benchmarking. It also helps businesses to be more globally complex and effective.


Regards,
Emelia I.
BR International Supply Chain Services Australia
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