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    Strategic Initiatives for the Manufacturing Supply Chain: GT Nexus Strategic Initiatives are specific solutions to common business problems in the manufacturing industry. For each one, we offer a focused approach, each building on the other, creating a versatile set of building blocks of solutions. These initiatives offer speed, low-risk and best-practices but also the flexibility to adapt and shape your unique path towards a full cloud supply chain.

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    As companies move to cloud-based software, their IT teams must correspondingly adapt the department's structure. This white paper, Cloud Information Technology: A Model for the Networked Company focuses on global supply chain management, outlining a viable model for the new role of IT in an industry that increasingly relies on external data from a network of business partners to make crucial strategic decisions. Download Cloud Information Technology: A Model for the Networked Company here.

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    The Visibility Imperative in the Massively Multidimensional Supply Chain: An IDC Manufacturing Insights Market Spotlight

    Supply chain visibility remains an appealing yet elusive concept for most manufacturers. It is the view of IDC Manufacturing Insights that being clear and precise about what we mean by "visibility" will enable manufacturers to better understand and communicate the benefits.

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    Five Steps to a High-Performance Supply Chain: Cloud makes major improvements to existing systems – it connects all locations and partners in a single space, reveals a complete supply chain picture through greater breadth and quality of data, sheds light into the execution stage of global manufacturing, and allows for a new level of collaboration and efficiency. Download this guide to learn how to reach new levels of agility within your supply chain.

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    Aberdeen's new study on supply chain visibility highlights the need for speed, control, and a single version of the truth in today's supply chain. The study cites UPS for their new enterprise customer visibility solution. Download Aberdeen Research: Supply Chain Visibility in Consumer Markets and learn how UPS is now able to streamline management of vendors, manage all of their inbound shipments via a single platform, and much more.

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