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extend visibility  have the ability to extend response processes to key customers and key suppliers. This requires a common information framework that enables increased visibility across the entire supply network. Alerting and Event Resolution Companies need to continue moving toward real-time event alerting and away from stodgy manual methods. Gone are the days when companies could rely on processes in which managers read through piles of disparate, disconnected, incompatible reports looking for red flags - numbers Read More

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