With increasing operating costs in today’s world, maximizing profit margins are on everyone’s agenda and pin-pointing when to make the right call can be challenging. Relying on ‘gut feeling’ and guesswork is no longer an option.
In closing 2018 Klaveness Digital released the latest version of Cargovalue with functionality to support complex sourcing strategies. After kicking off 2019, we are now pleased to introduce several new updates to provide users with even more insight into the scheduling and inventory management process.
Supply chain management and visibility in the Aluminium Industry is overdue for a technological overhaul. Smart smelter and smart(er) supply chains seems to be on the agenda on most industry conferences these days, but the industry still relies largely on spreadsheets and a de-centralized way of planning, sourcing and managing logistics.
Most will agree with the statement that spreadsheets are extremely powerful and versatile tools – it is no coincidence that one of the most-used software programs in the business world is a spreadsheet. But when it comes to planning and managing a company's global shipping and raw-material requirements, it has its limitations. Limitations that can have costly implications.