LIVING LOGISTICS BLOG

    The Evolution from a Control Tower to a Center of Excellence

    Nov 8, 2019 6:00:00 AM / by Samantha Bender posted in Center of Excellence, Control tower, Visibility, Supply Chain Solutions, Supply Chain Management, Supply Chain Optimization

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    These terms are mostly related to end-to-end visibility and a supply chain's performance, although a robust Center of Excellence is a much more complex concept.

    The Center of Excellence consolidates all operations and supply chain process expertise into a single location. This location would not only include logistics experts but also Procurement, Global Trade Compliance, Finance and Planning, Order to Cash, Engineering, Network Optimization, Business Intelligence and IT.  All of these unique functions, working in harmony, will make it easier for our clients to do business with us while providing additional value to our Customer’s Supply Chain.

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    On-Time Delivery and Visibility Are Key for the Oil & Energy Industry

    Feb 13, 2019 10:20:41 AM / by Benjamin Vega posted in Center of Excellence, Control tower, Visibility, Supply Chain Solutions, Supply Chain Optimization, Oil & Gas / Oil & Energy

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    For companies, time is money. This holds true for oil and energy companies who have scheduled jobs to complete on certain dates according to extraction cycles. These cycles require alignment with specialized personnel in restricted areas; if the material does not arrive when the personnel is scheduled to work, there is nothing to do, and valuable resources and time are wasted. This scenario stresses the importance of material readiness and in transit visibility in real time because it facilitates information on when the material will be received.

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    The Journey to Global Supply Chain Visibility

    Dec 14, 2018 9:52:49 AM / by Adrienne Watts posted in Center of Excellence, Control tower, Visibility, Supply Chain Solutions, Supply Chain Optimization

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    End to end supply chain visibility has been a top priority for companies for years, but it's still a challenging goal to achieve. How do you define visibility? Do you want visibility or reliability? Customers want to see instantly where their products are. Change of pace has increased along with the need to make smarter decisions faster.

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