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Webinar: Trends in Supply Chain Visibility

Visibility in the supply chain is very important to enable you to not only make proactive decisions, but make sure you are making the right decisions. How far can you currently see into the supply chain today and how are you using that information? In this webcast, Patrick Lemoine will share what respondents are saying about their supply chain visibility from a survey recently conducted by Gatepoint Research.

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Webinar: Trends in Supply Chain Visibility

  1. 1. Trends in Supply Chain Visibility February 11, 2016
  2. 2. E2OPEN CONFIDENTIAL | © 2016 E2open 2 Speaker: Patrick Lemoine, E2open As VP Product Marketing, Patrick Lemoine is in charge of E2open’s product positioning and company messaging. Patrick has more than 20 years of supply chain experience, as well as deep knowledge of the high-tech and automotive industries. He started his career as a consultant with McKinsey and Company and spent the last 15 years in the enterprise software space with companies such as i2, flexis AG, LogicTools, and SAP. Patrick holds an MBA from Stanford University.
  3. 3. E2OPEN CONFIDENTIAL | © 2016 E2open 3 Introduction • Key trends in supply chain management: • Limited buffer in the system due to on-going cost reduction / lean SC • Demand difficult to anticipate: Product proliferation, innovation, multiple channels • Extended supply chains, with many outside partners (Outsourcing) • Visibility is key • Time to get an update!
  4. 4. E2OPEN CONFIDENTIAL | © 2016 E2open 4 Survey Summary • 101 Executives Participated • 79% of responders work in Fortune 1000 companies with revenues over $1.5 billion. • Participants represented firms from a wide variety of industries including general manufacturing, high tech manufacturing, retail trade, telecom and media.
  5. 5. E2OPEN CONFIDENTIAL | © 2016 E2open 5 The results show that companies benefit from their visibility initiatives
  6. 6. E2OPEN CONFIDENTIAL | © 2016 E2open 6 4 out 5 companies have visibility beyond their organization 20% 7% 12% 20% 66% 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% We do not have in-transit visibility Between Tier 4 and Tier 3 Between Tier 3 and Tier 2 Between Tier 1 and Tier 2 Between Tier 1 and Me
  7. 7. E2OPEN CONFIDENTIAL | © 2016 E2open 7 2 out of 3 companies get information in less than a day 14% 18% 36% 17% 7% 6% 2% 0% 5% 10% 15% 20% 25% 30% 35% 40% Real-time Less than 8 hours Less than 24 hours Less than 72 hours Less than one week Less than one month More than one month
  8. 8. E2OPEN CONFIDENTIAL | © 2016 E2open 8 Ensuring that demand can be fulfilled is the key objective 78% 70% 46% 40% 28% 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% To ensure continuity of supply To get early warning of supply chain problems or disruptions To enable agile response to unexpected changes in supply To enable agile response to unexpected changes in demand To monitor trading partner compliance with commitments This shows why timeliness is so important.
  9. 9. E2OPEN CONFIDENTIAL | © 2016 E2open 9 Most companies focus on material visibility 80% 78% 54% 23% Orders Inventory levels Capacity Upside Tactical focus
  10. 10. E2OPEN CONFIDENTIAL | © 2016 E2open 10 Most companies do not fully leverage the full benefits of supply chain visibility
  11. 11. E2OPEN CONFIDENTIAL | © 2016 E2open 11 Visibility: How leading companies do it? • Faster updates, as required by the speed of business • True multi-tier visibility • Detect issues faster, therefore more time to react, more chances to avoid the problem • Avoid the second-guessing / buffering / over-reacting • Required for more advanced forms of replenishment/VMI (Using sell-through information) • Using visibility information for planning, not only tactical firefighting • Gives more context and insights, enabling better decisions • Exchange other information such as capacity, upside • Replacing static assumptions with accurate information leads to a more accurate plan
  12. 12. E2OPEN CONFIDENTIAL | © 2016 E2open 12 More advanced companies exchange strategic information 80% 78% 54% 23% Orders Inventory levels Capacity Upside Strategic information
  13. 13. E2OPEN CONFIDENTIAL | © 2016 E2open 13 Visibility: How leading companies do it? • Faster updates, as required by the speed of business • True multi-tier visibility • Detect issues faster, therefore more time to react, more chances to avoid the problem • Avoid the second-guessing / buffering / over-reacting • Required for more advanced forms of replenishment/VMI (Using sell-through information) • Using visibility information for planning, not only tactical firefighting • Gives more context and insights, enabling better decisions • Exchange other information such as capacity, upside • Replacing static assumptions with accurate information leads to a more accurate plan • Visibility as a two-way communication, not a reporting tool • Visibility, collaboration, execution
  14. 14. E2OPEN CONFIDENTIAL | © 2016 E2open 14 Visibility: How leading companies do it? • Faster updates, as required by the speed of business • True multi-tier visibility • Detect issues faster, therefore more time to react, more chances to avoid the problem • Avoid the second-guessing / buffering / over-reacting • Required for more advanced forms of replenishment/VMI (Using sell-through information) • Using visibility information for planning, not only tactical firefighting • Gives more context and insights, enabling better decisions • Exchange other information such as capacity, upside • Replacing static assumptions with accurate information leads to a more accurate plan • Visibility as a two-way communication, not a reporting tool • Visibility, collaboration, execution • Trading partner coverage close to 100%
  15. 15. E2OPEN CONFIDENTIAL | © 2016 E2open 15 Lessons Learned
  16. 16. E2OPEN CONFIDENTIAL | © 2016 E2open 16 Recommended actions • Extend visibility from 1 to n-tiers • Use the visibilty information for your planning process • Make sure that visibilty is bi-directional • Onboard all trading partners
  17. 17. E2OPEN CONFIDENTIAL | © 2016 E2open 17 Thank You

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Visibility in the supply chain is very important to enable you to not only make proactive decisions, but make sure you are making the right decisions. How far can you currently see into the supply chain today and how are you using that information? In this webcast, Patrick Lemoine will share what respondents are saying about their supply chain visibility from a survey recently conducted by Gatepoint Research.

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