Procurement & Services
Indeed, there are notable applications that have been built specifically to give more visibility into supply chains. These applications, if well leveraged, can result in more efficient workflows, cost savings, and better relationships with suppliers.
However, their complexity means that supply chain managers do not always maximize their value. Perhaps these internal managers are too preoccupied with other administrative work. In other cases, bureaucracies and conflicting subjective opinions lead to suboptimal decisions despite the existence of evidence that suggests otherwise.