Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics. This post from project44’s blog highlights five real-time visibility features companies should consider when evaluating solutions.
Necessities begin as luxuries. From indoor plumbing to high-speed internet, we can’t imagine living without either personally or professionally. So, too, has real-time visibility with predictive analytics crossed the threshold from nice-to-have to need-to-have.
Thanks to the Amazon effect, B2B customers crave the insights predictive analytics offers as much as end-consumers expecting a shipment do. But as Gartner’s Supply Chain Visibility Market Guide shows, the gulf in real-time visibility features between vendors is substantial.
Supply chain leaders worldwide struggle to verify that a visibility vendor can achieve predictive analytics. To help you separate the wheat from the chaff, include the following feature requirements in your vendor evaluation process. These visibility core competencies mean the difference between insights and blind spots.