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Gartner on Visibility for Supply Chain Planning and Collaboration

Since the advent of BI, organizations of all sizes have pushed to broaden their spectrum of analytical insights.  Of course, a key motivator for this effort was to improve operational efficiency. In many organizations, these efforts did not deliver to the management’s expectation. The root causes for the failure in most cases are information latency … Read More »

Clearing Procurement Bottlenecks with Real-Time Supply Chain Analytics

For many years supply chain management (SCM) has served as the backbone for business organizations across a wide range of industry types, including retail, life sciences, technology and consumer goods. Any organization that purchases/extracts parts or raw-material from a supplier/source to produce a product, and then sells that product to businesses and consumers has a … Read More »

Navigating the Complex Landscape of Retail Supply Chains with Real-Time Analytics

Today, retail supply chains are longer and more complex than ever. Along with intricate data sets and the management of widespread suppliers, supply chain management teams must satisfy the high expectations customers have come to expect in terms of service and reliability. Supply chain managers have to continuously do a balancing act between controlling costs … Read More »

OpsVeda CEO Sanjiv Gupta speaking at SAP RETAIL FORUM 2015

Sunnyvale, CA. – October 20, 2015 – OpsVeda announced that their CEO Sanjiv Gupta will be speaking at the SAP Retail Forum 2015 at Eden Roc, Miami, FL. The forum is an annual event that showcases market leading practices and technologies for the retail industry. This year the focus is on digital customer journeys and … Read More »

Operations defines User Experience

Last week, I was checking out two e-commerce platforms to buy a room freshener.  I use a lesser known (and less popular) brand.  So, I was not surprised when the first platform flashed an out-of-stock sign. The second one listed it as available – but strangely the seller was the same as in the first … Read More »

Real Time Operational Intelligence for Apparel, Footwear and Retail Companies

  Apparel, Footwear and Retail Companies execute in the backdrop of a fragmented supply chain, volatile demand patterns, and shifts to shorter product cycles. These trends together with traditional operational challenges of SKU combinations (style-color-size), and customer specific shipping requirements have made day to day operations incredibly cumbersome. Complex, time sensitive business decisions are still … Read More »

Simplify Operations with Real-Time Operational Intelligence Platform

Apparel Footwear and Retail Companies execute in the backdrop of a fragmented supply chain, volatile demand patterns, and shifts to shorter seasons. These trends together with traditional operational challenges of SKU combinations (style-color-size), large order volumes, and customer specific shipping requirements have made day to day operations incredibly cumbersome. Complex, time critical, business decisions are … Read More »

Operational Intelligence in 2015 – An Idea whose time has come!

It was one of the last evenings of February 2015 and I was catching up with two of my buddies over beer. We spent the better part of the evening talking about old times. But given our association with technology, the conversation inevitably veered to what 2015 has in stock for the industry. I reaffirmed … Read More »

Port Congestion and Container Prioritization

In recent times, Port Gridlocks have become a common issue in the country. There has been significant disruptions over the past months. See “Retailers’ frustration with West Coast gridlock hits the boiling point”. The Pacific Maritime Association, is still in contract talks and negotiation with International Longshore and Warehouse Union. Such negotiations have reduced the … Read More »

Bulk Orders and the Bulkier Genie

Few weeks back, Sanjiv & I were at a meeting with a major apparel brand manufacturer to present OpsVeda solutions to their team. The operations team suggested we pick an issue that couldn’t be resolved earlier, and explain how OpsVeda will make a difference in the process. One of the experienced operations’ team member suggested … Read More »

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