5 August, 2015
Big Data Could Improve Supply Chain Efficiency: If Companies Would Let It
Powerful software is giving us new insights into large-scale efficiency. But logistics veterans say companies aren’t always ready to think big.
Dr. Jeff Karrenbauer is a frustrated man.
As a 40-year veteran of the logistics business, the co-founder and president of the supply chain consultancy INSIGHT has seen an explosion in the knowledge available to companies in managing their manufacturing, shipping, and workforce networks.
“We can solve bigger, more complex problems,” he says. “Problems that we couldn’t touch 10 or 15 years ago.”