Evolving your Supply Chain: Beyond domain-specific silos to cross-functional command centers

Evolving your Supply Chain: Beyond domain-specific silos to cross-functional command centers

Supply Chain Digital Transformation:  Command Centers

Organizations have always faced supply chain complexities. The current pandemic and escalating inflation have underscored the need for a modern, efficient, and robust supply chain for an enterprise’s survival and success. Legacy Supply Chain Control towers no longer suffice and are rapidly undergoing a transformation.

Don’t let Functional Silos Inhibit your Supply Chain Resilience

Traditional supply chain operations are fragmented in both approach and delivery and vulnerable to inefficiencies due to their interconnected nature. A supply chain command center is a tool consisting of existing and new technologies combined with near-real-time data from the business ecosystem. Traditional control towers that are domain/function-specific are no longer optimal. Supply chain data that is compartmentalized across functions or domains, inhibits full end-to-end visibility and efficient operations.

Upgrade your Supply Chain with Cross-Functional Command Centers

As the saying goes, “Necessity is the mother of invention”.  CSCOs, their organizations, and the ecosystem now embrace the need for breaking down functional silos resulting in a new paradigm, i.e., evolving to a Supply Chain Command Center. Innovations in these “expanded” command centers up-level the legacy control towers and become a critical part of a supply chain application portfolio. They are designed to leverage near-real-time data for connected insights, predictions, and orchestration of processes across organizational functions and systems – including partners and customers throughout the ecosystem. Supply Chain portfolios now benefit from innovations in command center capabilities and technologies based on the Internet of Things (IoT), graph, digital supply chain twin, advanced analytics, and decision intelligence. 

Supply Chain Innovation: Move Beyond Siloed Control Towers and Propel Your Company’s Success

Enterprises that embrace these insights and innovate to a fully automated, extensive, and predictive supply chain will propel companies’ market leadership and increase revenue, customer satisfaction, and sustainability.
Supply chain experts, Christian Titze and Alexander Hoeppe, present key findings and recommendations for CSCOs, their organizations, and the ecosystem in this Gartner® report outlining how companies can orient their strategic roadmap to move beyond visibility and domain-specific control towers to digitize their supply chain operations. 

ParkourSC, a leader in supply chain technology solutions, is mentioned in this report. Parkour recently announced an expansion of its digital supply chain operations platform, which helps enterprises digitize their supply chain operations to improve resilience, increase agility, and drive strategic innovation. For more information or to request a demo, please visit www.ParkourSC.com.

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1 Gartner: Innovation Insight:  Supply Chain Command Centers, Christian Titze and Alexander Hoeppe, 03 June 2022.