Beyond supply chain visibility

As long as we can remember, supply chain visibility has topped the charts of desired capabilities in virtually every survey of supply chain executives. It is also one of the most elusive capabilities to be implemented by companies. Supply chain visibility is also one of the most differently interpreted terms in supply chain, ranging from simple EDI transaction management to transportation control towers, to shipment tracking, to material tracking and traceability, to collaboration, eCommerce, accurate and real-time automatic identification and data collection (AIDC) and a myriad of other capabilities stemming from a lack of data to provide insight into supply chain problem solving and performance improvement. 

This paper explores how AIDC drives performance optimization in a connected world.