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Trust in supply chains is broken due to actions outside the control of the business. Manufacturing, product lead time variability, shipping, port and wage issues present countless obstacles that create inefficiencies in your supply chain.
Supply Chain adaptation, process improvements and innovation help businesses survive in difficult times and thrive in recoveries.
The world is changing right now. Are your supply chains and your business adapting with it?
Visigistics offers business leaders options, strategy, and insights that work despite the challenges in today’s supply chain complexities.
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Visigistics provides supply chains services for companies small and large.
We work with our customers to understand their needs and develop a solution to help them create reliable supply chains at a lower cost.
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Below are some frequently asked questions about Supply Chain Management:
A business should be working toward implementing all the best practices that are relevant to them. But, it is difficult to specifically say which best practices your company should be using without and assessment of your business. Typically there is maturing in Supply Chain capabilities and change that needs to happen within an organization to drive best practices implementations.
What are some of the Supply Chain Best Practices that you see successful companies implement?
Some of the broad best practices that we see companies implement are:
- Effective internal and external planning
- Efficient Inventory Management techniques
- Continuous Improvement teams / culture
- Utilizing Lean principles to eliminate waste
- Identifying bottlenecks that slow process throughput
- Effectively managing risk
- Creating resilient supply chains
- Using data to monitor supply chain performance
We recommend using cascading KPIs that align with the business strategy. This allows companies to monitor the health of how their logistics and supply chain operations are working to meet the expectations of the business. By having cascading KPIs, companies can also do root cause analysis on why their supply chains may not be performing as desired.
We are considering re-shoring or near-shoring our manufacturing. What are your thoughts about this trend?
Re-shoring and near-shoring are typically complex supply chain activities which typically will take months to years depending on the complexity. We believe that over the next 10 years, billions of dollars of manufacturing will back to North America.
We believe that bringing manufacturing back to North America will provide significant economic and supply chain benefits to companies who pursue this avenue.
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