What could you do with a faster, more effective supply chain?

AlexaCheater

How concurrent planning can help you take back your time

effective supply chainStop being a slave to your supply chain and take back your time! Don’t wait around for your supply chain to catch up to the speed of life. Why spend hours, days or even weeks waiting for data transfers, analyses or simulations when you can accomplish all of those things in a fraction of the time it takes you today. All you need is the right supply chain management software – one that enables concurrent planning.

Concurrent planning isn’t a collection of disconnected functional models. It’s a way to look at the supply chain as a whole, not just individual links in a broken chain. It allows you to bridge the gap between data, process and people, so you can better manage sales and operations planning (S&OP) and supply chain planning more effectively.

Here are just a few of the things you could find time for if you ran an effective supply chain with concurrent planning at its core:

Concurrent planning gives you end-to-end visibility, rapid what-if scenario simulation and a platform for cross-functional collaboration. All of which when combined enable you to breakdown silos, connect your supply chain and ultimately make better decisions, faster. You’ll know sooner if something’s gone amiss in your supply chain, and be able to act faster to correct it, reducing decision latency and improving operational and financial performance. But just as importantly, it will allow you to spend less time managing your supply chain, and more time enjoying life.

What would you do with the time you could save using concurrent planning in your supply chain? Let us know!

AlexaCheater

As the Product Marketing Manager at Kinaxis, Alexa helps develop and deliver informative, engaging and entertaining supply chain content that also works to promote how Kinaxis RapidResponse is revolutionizing supply chain planning. She joined Kinaxis in 2015 with more than a decade of communications experience. Alexa holds a Bachelor of Journalism (Honors) from the University of King’s College in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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