Can Just-in-Time and Global Sourcing Strategies Co-exist?
Understanding the Transformational Power of Cloud-based Supply Chain Visibility in Global Manufacturing
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How can companies obtain the cost savings promised by global sourcing, without losing the efficiencies promoted by just-in-time inventory strategies? The key lies in having full visibility into each link of the supply chain.
Here is one example from the white paper
Visibility across suppliers and logistics providers helps companies balance fast, but expensive, airfreight with cheaper, but slow, ocean freight in the face of volatile, unpredictable customer demand.
This educational White Paper describes the challenges and potential solutions that cloud-enabled visibility platforms bring to the JIT sourcing environment.
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