Guest Post: Ignoring this Performance Metric is Risky
NOVEMBER 18, 2015
For instance, when a disaster such as a hurricane, a labor strike, or a bankruptcy disables key suppliers, quick-moving enterprises are able to lock in alternative sources of supply before their rivals. A major freight company employs a team of meteorologists that works closely with its flight dispatchers and contingency coordinators, for example. There is growing interest in incorporating weather forecast data from a variety of sources into supply chain planning.