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CIO Applications: “Turning Big Data into Actionable Business Intelligence”

July 1, 2017

Turning Big Data into Actionable Business Intelligence

In today’s complex, fast-moving supply chain, shippers need tools that enable them to make smart, data-driven decisions and be proactive, not just reactive. Fortunately, as the supply chain has evolved, so too has transportation management technology – now providing organizations with greater visibility and control over their supply chain than ever before.

These advanced transportation management systems (TMS) incorporate a comprehensive, graphical view of a company’s entire transportation network and includes dynamic dashboards of key performance indicators (KPIs) – such as on-time arrivals/departures and carrier performance, while also incorporating relevant information from the web, including weather and traffic alerts. This “control tower” approach to transportation management gives shippers an all-encompassing, real-time view of their entire supply chain.

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