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Rich Katz, Elemica's CTO, Featured in Latest Episode of Talking Logistics

July 31, 2017 Press Releases

Wayne, PA– August  08, 2017Elemica, the leading Supply Chain Operating Network for the process industries, is featured on Talking Logistics latest episode addressing, “How Advancements in Technology are Facilitating Real-Time End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility (E2EV)”. Elemica’s Chief Technology Officer, Rich Katz, and Adelante SCM President, Adrian Gonzalez, tackle the challenges in achieving End-to-End Visibility. Viewers will uncover the benefits of E2EV that address poor data quality issues, lack of network/messaging standards and challenges from the explosion of data to help them create a business case for visibility. 

End-to-end supply chain visibility is a difficult goal to achieve because the supply chain ecosystem is made of many players with disparate data and systems.  These ecosystems need to correlate their information to unlock strategies for greater efficiencies, improve customer service and solid continuous improvement", said Rich Katz, Chief Technology Officer, Elemica.  "This online episode outlines how to best achieve E2EV with technology that provides global businesses with the ability to monitor real-time tracking of shipments, uncover potential supply chain risks or discover areas for improvement within their supply chain."

“Achieving real-time, end-to-end supply chain visibility remains a top priority for companies across all industries,” said Adrian Gonzalez. “But it hasn’t been an easy goal to achieve, and in many ways, it’s gotten more difficult. Advancements in technology, however, are helping companies to address some of the challenges involved, as well as to expand the role and benefits of supply chain visibility. It was a pleasure having Rich on the program to share his insights and advice on this timely and important topic.”

“How Advances in Technology are Facilitating Real-Time End-To-End Supply Chain Visibility” identifies and discusses the following challenges enterprises face today: data acquisition, disparate data, dynamic environments, outsourcing, globalization and product corporation. Attendees will learn about technologies that provide granularity into supply chain data for better analytics, decision support, and actionable advice. They will also learn how technologies can foster collaboration by synchronizing data (ensuring trading partners utilize the same terminology) and improve customer service through employing predictive analytics on supply chain data.

About Adelante SCM

Adrian Gonzalez is a trusted advisor and leading industry analyst with more than 18 years of research experience in transportation management, logistics outsourcing, global trade management, social media, and other supply chain and logistics topics. In addition to launching Talking Logistics, an online video talk show and blog focused on providing supply chain and logistics professionals with insights and advice on emerging industry trends, technologies, and services, Adrian is the founder and president of Adelante SCM, a peer-to-peer learning and networking community for supply chain and logistics executives.


About Elemica

Elemica is the leading Supply Chain Operating Network for the process industries. Elemica transforms supply chains by replacing manual and complex approaches with efficient and reliable ones. Launched in 2000, customers like BASF, BP, Continental, The Dow Chemical Company, DuPont, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, LANXESS, Michelin, Shell, Solvay, Sumitomo Chemical, Wacker and more process nearly $400B in commerce value annually on the network. Elemica drives bottom line results by promoting reduced cost of operations, faster process execution, automation of key business processes, removal of transactional barriers, and seamless information flow between trading partners. For more information, visit www.elemica.com.



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