Logistics software streamlines global sourcing efforts

from purchasing.com

The global sourcing boom would not be possible without the continued evolution of the logistics organization. And one of the major drivers of that evolution has been the shipment visibility and planning garnered through advanced logistics software.

Whether it be furniture shipped from Asia or bananas shipped from South America, visibility into inbound materials makes the logistics and supply chain organization’s job a lot easier.

When food giant Chiquita Brands International chose to create one centralized logistics organization to support its North American business, the company did so with the knowledge that the centralized organization would have full visibility into its shipments via a transportation management system (TMS).

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