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5 Tips for a More Dynamic Supply Chain Part 1: Avoid Disruption

- Friday, October 30, 2015

Staying on top of your company’s supply chain can be a daunting task, especially when you have hundreds or thousands of bits of data to manage. It’s important to have an efficient system that can automate process and keep you informed with easily accessible, accurate data.

In this series, we’ll show you how to get a better handle on the details involved in supply chain management (SCM), including how to turn data into insight, embracing change, sharing ideas and going beyond guesstimating. Today we’ll start with how to avoid disruption. 

Avoid Disruption. 
From natural disasters to political unrest and economic collapses, the volatility of our world is an everyday reality for every business. Your supply chain is undoubtedly global, even if your customers and facilities are situated on the same plot of land. Chances are you have goods and raw materials coming from all over the world. As a result, it’s critical to be able to identify and avoid disruptions. 

An enterprise resource planning (ERP) system like Microsoft Dynamics GP features predictive analysis tools that allow you to look ahead and get a clear sense of how slight fluctuations or major changes can impact your business. 

Microsoft Dynamics ERP brings together financial and supply chain management. This helps you to see how changes to your supply chain affect everything, including open orders, delivery times, inventory and cash flow. With Microsoft Dynamics GP you have the ability to predict and contain the impact a supply chain disruption has on your business. 

With this information, you’ll know your options as well as how to craft a contingency plan to help avoid disruption to your business. Your supply chain doesn’t have to be fragile. Get the tools you need to prepare for and protect your SCM process from the ramifications of global events to the deluge of big data. Make supply chain management simpler, smarter and more profitable with Microsoft Dynamics GP. 

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