When it comes to the defense industry, high-performance solutions are a necessity. The supply chain of an Aerospace & Defense company must have full visibility and a centralized solution to effectively address each of their issues. The biggest challenges are mostly the multiplicity of their activities, the variety of their suppliers and clients, and their handling of inbound and outbound shipments.
In any manufacturer’s supply chain, spare parts and finished goods play a key role. Both ends of the sequence requires a correct and optimized management, so that a group of little parts can become something bigger and ready for its final destination. Distribution Centers have a main role. They need to be data integrated, correctly operative and have full visibility to manage the inventory levels.
In this complex business world, it is every organization’s wish to have greater visibility to their supply chain, including their extended value chain. The number of them that endeavor to realize this wish is increasing every year. The rate at which this is multiplying is significant and is is likely that this trend will continue.
However, what we notice is a lower success rate of such actions for various reasons. This post tries to shed light on some macro elements an organization should know, in order to achieve a successful realization of an End-2-End visibility of their supply chain.