By LM Staff ·
January 24, 2018
An emphasis on agility in the supply chain today can help lessen the impact of life’s unpredictable events. Agile companies are able to quickly adjust tactics and operations in response to external influences, such as consumer demand shifts, uncertainties in global trade, and Mother Nature.
Amber Road’s eBook, Digitization Creates a Strong Value Chain: Enabling Supply Chain Agility, delves into why agility is essential for the modern supply chain and its key benefits, including:
- Centralization: creating a “single version of the truth”
- Standardization: harmonization of global trade transactions across your supply network
- Control Tower: developing a solid infrastructure for collaboration and data sharing
- Flexibility: quickly adapting in a changing world
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