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How to Achieve ESG Goals with a Supply Chain Control Tower

Ken Koenemann | January 21, 2022 | 

Deploying a supply chain control tower has proven to be an effective solution for achieving environmental, social and governance (ESG) goals. Studies show that 80% of consumers want more sustainable products, and want to buy from companies with sustainable business practices. Environmental regulations and mandates, consumer sentiment and public demand are forcing companies to make…

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Is Automation a Long Term Solution to the Supply Chain Crisis?

Ken Koenemann | December 7, 2021 | 

One of the big issues behind supply chain fragility is the persistent labor shortage. According to Deloitte, the manufacturing sector alone is expected to have 2.1 million jobs remaining unfilled by 2030. Automation is the immediate and long term solution to supply chain and labor woes.  Supply chain issues have been happening even before 2020…

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4 Examples of How Technology Mitigates Human Error in Supply Chain Operations

Ken Koenemann | October 24, 2021 | 

More than 80% of supply chain disruptions are the result of human error.  Human error is perhaps one of the biggest risks in manufacturing. Despite all the planning, processes, contingencies, quality assurance and fail-safe implementations, all it takes is a single mistake by a single person to bring your entire operation — or supply chain —…

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5 Ways to Regain Control of Your Supply Chain

Ken Koenemann | May 24, 2021 | 

With global commerce so deeply intertwined, even the smallest wrinkle in the matrix can cause catastrophic affects. While supply chain disruptions are nothing new, it seems like they are becoming more of a norm than exception. Even as companies are still struggling with the impact of the 2020 COVID-19-related interruptions, curtailments and shutdowns, the hits…

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The 3 Vs: The Value of a Supply Chain Control Tower

Ken Koenemann | July 23, 2020 | 

Whether or not you’ve heard the term “supply chain control tower,” it’s been around for a while. And given all of the market volatility lately, it’s well worth understanding and considering. What is it? A supply chain control tower is essentially a dashboard that compiles and displays timely order and shipment-related updates and data intelligence…

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