What is supply chain execution?

Supply chain execution puts into practice information generated from planning tools to ease the flow of goods as they are moved from production to storage, transportation and delivery. The key objectives are to fully use all available supply chain assets, monitor costs at each step and deliver products on time.

Companies use a range of software products to execute the flow of goods through the supply chain, including software for order fulfillment and warehouse, transportation, and global trade management. Another growing trend is to outsource supply chain execution to third-party logistics (3PL) providers to save money. Continue reading to learn more about GEP’s supply chain visibility and execution software.