Magazine Article | April 21, 2010

Vendor Insight: Too Slow To Market?

Source: Innovative Retail Technologies

By Esther Lutz, TradeCard

If so, you've likely found it's impossible to tackle this as a single company initiative. Improving speed to market means you must get your entire supply chain network involved. Today's best retail supply chains are experts on speed to market and collaboration. They've perfected the art of working with suppliers and other partners by involving them early in the process and cutting out every time buffer. What sets leading retail supply chains apart are two things: advanced collaborative planning and forecasting and successful strategic shipment programs.