Driving Innovation with Supply Chain Operating Networks

Although retail, high tech, and consumer goods companies get the lion’s share of attention from supply chain analysts and publications, companies in the process industries also face numerous supply chain and logistics challenges and opportunities, such as increased global competition, stringent regulations, and cost pressures. Simply put, companies in the process industries can’t rely on “the old way of doing things” if they want to reach the next level of supply chain performance and success.

In a recent blog post, Adrian Gonzalez discussed how Supply Chain Operating Networks (SCON) are becoming the business equivalent of Facebook and LinkedIn, enabling communities of trading partners to communicate, collaborate, and execute business processes in more efficient, scalable, and innovative ways. How can SCONs help companies in the process industries become more agile and responsive? What capabilities must SCONs provide to meet the unique requirements of companies in the process industry? What’s the business case for using a Supply Chain Operating Network and how do you measure the benefits?

Chris Cameron, Sr. Solutions Architect at Elemica, adresses those questions and more in this timely and informative episode.

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