Increase Supply Chain Visibility Through Modularity

May, 2002


Facing increased competition stemming from a slowing economy, many companies are taking a closer look at their basic operation in an attempt to improve efficiency. The supply chain is one area that can offer significant paybacks from wise investments. The primary strategy to adopt in upgrading supply chain operations is to emphasize visibility. Providing managers, suppliers, business partners, and customers with real time information regarding part and product inventories enables them to make sound business decisions.