May 23, 2016

This Software Helps Take Stock of Your Stock

Is your manufacturing team making enough of the right product?

These days, software can give helpful feedback in near real time about nearly everything businesses do like whether sales teams are on track to meet their goals.

Increasingly, companies are seeking this same sort of information about their manufacturing and distribution. These so-called “supply chain analytics” aren’t exactly a new concept—nearly 70 % of executives surveyed by Accenture in 2014 described them as a priority—but the cost has thwarted them from gaining widespread adoption.

That’s why interest in services that can make sense of the data more quickly is growing, according to the Accenture report.