Process industries (chemicals, food and beverage, oil and gas, etc.) face rising manufacturing and logistics costs. And they’re finding that the old strategies for cost containment no longer pack the same punch. Some surveys show that 75 percent of all respondents are redesigning their supply chains to keep these costs in check. Are you one of them? No? You’ve got a lot of catching up to do—and very little time to do it.
pharmaceuticals supply chain
and beverage, chemical, and pharmaceuticals manufacturers and distributors face intensifying regulatory demands for product and ingredient traceability. Avian flu, drug recalls, food contamination, and E-coli scares are turning lot-level end-to-end supply chain traceability from a futuristic dream into a business necessity. Traceability is becoming increasingly important to protect brand equity and reduce the costs of recalls, root out gray market and counterfeit product, decrease product spoilage, and im