Jun 11, 2011
The steps and obstacles to tracking even a single item’s path from supplier to end user are manifold. In the defense arena, they are often multiplied, compounded by security requirements and troop movement over remote, treacherous terrains, such as those in Afghanistan or Iraq.
Having a way to measure their supply chains’ performance would enable defense agencies to better monitor and adapt their needs. Supply chain analytics that compile and compare data across varied environments can significantly improve supply chain management by reducing cycle times, alerting managers to areas of concern before they become problems.