Intelligent Manufacturing Collaboration

18 October 2021

Lack of real time tracking of suppliers is a growing concern for many supply chain and procurement professionals in the wake of the current supply chain world wide chaos. Knowing suppliers' manufacturing process progress and delivery schedules allow procurement teams to make informed decisions when placing purchase orders.

Having real-time access and complete visibility into the progress of the manufacturing process allows them to predict lead times and develop tactical strategies to address problems caused by delays in the manufacturing process or unexpected changes in lead times.


Gaining Intelligent manufacturing collaboration with your suppliers is a must for many organizations and this can be achieved by the use of manufacturing collaboration tools which provide continuous updates on WIP and stock levels, manufacturing routings and first article orders.

The use of such tools provides early predictions of OTD problems and may help avoid production line downtime. In addition, it allows immediate attention to be focused on the parts and suppliers that need it.

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