The Age of Amazon has forced e-commerce sellers of all sizes to meet increasingly stringent requirements for delivering goods to consumers. Yet most providers aren’t fully prepared for a world that demands next-day delivery, or even faster.
Today’s supply chains are challenged by siloed decision-making, poor visibility, and inconsistent responsiveness. With greater demand volatility, external disruptions, and increased fragmentation, supply chain management is more complex than ever before. As companies attempt to manage in this environment, orchestration may be their most useful tool. Following are four industry trends that require a “call to action” for digitally enabled supply chain orchestration.