Whether your company makes cars, computers or cookies, you have one thing in common with other manufacturing-based enterprises: you need to manage costs and maximize efficiency in your supply chain operation. Direct material sourcing plays a large role here, and it’s imperative to leverage suppliers that can reliably provide quality products at reasonable cost. In this endeavor, data is your friend — but that data urgently requires analytical power to generate intelligence and predictions that underpin strategic planning.

In this webcast from SIG and GEP, experts examine the new and emerging technologies, including AI, predictive analytics, and cloud, that enable businesses to turn data into competitive advantage — better serving customers, controlling costs, and transforming conventional supply “chains” into self-driving, fully collaborative supply networks.

Why Watch this Webcast:

  • Find out how deploying “next gen” architecture will help take advantage of big data and advanced analytics for planning
  • Learn how leveraging automation technology will give supply chain professionals more time for impactful, long-term-view activities
  • Understand how digital transformation will create a more efficient direct procurement organization, improving inventory accuracy and reducing operational cost