The supply chain is the lifeblood of the operations for virtually all distributors and manufacturers, particularly for global businesses. A poorly run supply chain means missed customer order shipments, excess inventory in the wrong places, and increased costs-resulting in disgruntled customers.
As supply chains become increasingly integrated, companies need the technology to support their changing business models. Businesses with a need to outsource areas such as product manufacturing, global inventory visibility and global operational planning is key to achieving supply chain operational excellence (SCOPE).
The good news is that the cloud can take geography out of the equation, so that inventory is visible regardless of where it is located.
This report by TEC reveals the great strides that Oracle NetSuite has made in the realm of supply chain management (SCM) and how they are tackling global supply chain management with the cloud.