A container ship takes a long time to turn. Course corrections and re-routing are common when input data changes. When the staff is confronted with new information from stakeholders at the origin and/or destination, the ship can alter its course to create a better outcome.
The same is true for supply chain logistics. However, course correcting an entire supply chain is more complicated, takes much longer to implement, and involves more people than redirecting a single container ship. But if it can save margin, resources, or even somebody’s job, it’s worth the effort. Continue reading Using Data-Driven Stage Gates to Course Correct in Logistics