supply chain
Supply Chain Management

Perspective: It's time for manufacturers to start taking responsibility for suppliers

By Re/code

Apr 07, 2015

The faster a company can react to a supply-chain issue, the less harm comes to its customers, brand and bottom line. So why are businesses with massive supply chains using software based on 1990s paradigms?

Imagine: A single global supply-chain network that integrates different ERP systems, trading partners, and most importantly, data that moves between them. A car company wouldn’t have to rely on its tier-one suppliers to tell it — by a forwarded email — what its tier-two suppliers are doing. Instead, they’d get an update directly through their supply-chain platform, just like a Facebook notification.

Read the full post from Greg Johnsen, co-founder and CMO of GT Nexus, on