Recent innovation end-to-end, multimodal visibility has helped keep logistics providers, customers, and the wider supply chain world connected throughout the coronavirus pandemic. In fact, during the past year, visibility has emerged as a necessity in the global movement of freight; providers that can’t offer near real-time visibility to their customers face a stiff barrier for winning business. We believe Gartner’s “How to Use Technology for International/Multimodal Logistics Visibility” report appropriately outlines how to use visibility, globally and across modes, to meet a range of transportation business goals. True supply chain visibility, and working with a technology provider that has direct connections to carriers in order to submit real-time data, is crucial to attaining accurate ETAs and other useful predictive tools.
According to Gartner,”The role of international visibility technology in these uncertain times is more critical than ever before.” So is selecting the correct supply chain technology provider and knowing how to use visibility to achieve, and surpass, business needs.
Gartner How to Use Technology for International/Multimodal Logistics Visibility, Carly West, Oscar Sanchez Duran, Bart De Muynck, 5th November 2020.