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While tracking technologies can improve asset utilisation in your logistics operations, your success will depend on the type of technology you use. Minimising downtime and losses is more difficult when you depend on outdated technologies. Unfortunately, many businesses are stuck in the past.
Long journeys across the seven seas – full of unexpected trans-shipments and untimely delays – make ocean freight visibility difficult. Many businesses turn to tracking container numbers. In this article, find out how to get more from container tracking and achieve advanced ocean freight visibility.
How can you use supply chain visibility day to day? The value of visibility is most obvious when it helps you overcome everyday shipment disruptions. Here are 6 shipping disruptions best solved by a global level of supply chain visibility – created with real-time cargo tracking.
If you want to solve the industry challenges facing electronics supply chains, visibility of cargo is vital. But visibility technologies can improve visibility in different ways. In this post, read about the three visibility standards electronics supply chain leaders should achieve in order to overcome their industry challenges.
Supply chain visibility is a hot topic. But not all visibility is created equal. Snapshot visibility and global visibility are two ends of the spectrum – with drastically different supply chain outcomes.
Learn all about Visilion’s new heatmap analytics – the perfect tool to dig deeper into your supply chain operations, reveal hidden inefficiencies and analyse your sticking points. What are heatmap analytics? What are they for? How do you use them? Project leader Peter Ekdahl explains it all.
By employing a real-time cargo tracking solution like Visilion, companies can manage their inventories more efficiently and hence reduce their costs.
How Visilion came into being and consider what’s driving the rapid adoption of real-time tracking technologies worldwide.
Today, many shipments involve multiple transport modes and include trans-shipments. Every additional step increases the risk of something going wrong. And when goods and assets do not arrive on time, production may come to a standstill, causing lost production and possibly material waste.
A recent article, published by UNCTAD, explores the opportunities and challenges associated with greater supply chain visibility – enabled by digital technologies and information-sharing networks. A team of co-authors from several world-leading organisations states that sharing supply chain data openly would have far-reaching positive consequences for business, society and the environment. The question is how to overcome the hurdles and make this a reality.
May 25, 2023