Visibility Example #2: Save the Sale

This was the second of a series of articles I wrote in 2010 on real-life examples of where supply chain visibility is used. In all of them, the goal was to describe them so that they can be understood without an advanced knowledge of supply chain management. The Setup: A retailer or producer handling higher-margin items: fashion, electronics, etc. Multi-echelon inventory …

Supply Chain Visibility Example #1: Upstream Visibility for Retailers

Visibility Example #1: Upstream Shipments I’m posting here the first of an ongoing series of real-life examples of where supply chain visibility is used. In all of them, the goal is to describe them so that they can be understood without an advanced knowledge of supply chain management. The Setup: This example is probably the most common visibility application in the …