The Power of GT Nexus Network Supply Management

Network Supply Management enables responsive supply and demand alignment that reduces costs and risk by harnessing the power of network-wide visibility and collaboration.

GT Nexus Network Supply Management directly connects supply chain partners, providing better visibility and collaboration across inbound supply chain processes.

Companies reduce inventory, remove variability, create an agile supply chain, reduce costs, compress cycle times, and assure supply through the power of the network.

Capabilities

  • Supplier Collaboration

    Align supply and demand by collaborating on capacity, forecasts, and orders across multiple supply tiers. Compress cycle times and increase responsiveness to demand volatility through real-time collaboration. Share visibility into plans to enable suppliers to meet requirements and execute with agility.
  • Source Shipment Automation

    Improve compliance and speed-to-market by automating the packing and shipping process at contract manufacturers. Postpone destination decisions, execute direct ship, and cross-dock strategies. Ensure compliance with customer requirements through automated packing instructions and dynamic label and ASN generation. Automate receiving through item-level tagging and carton and shipping labels.
  • Supply Chain Visibility

    Raise service levels by providing more accurate ETAs to customers and responding faster to potential supply chain disruptions. Gain real-time visibility to the status of orders and items throughout the supply chain. Leverage insights into true lead times and sources of variability to reduce inventory buffers. Real-time alerts to issues enable supply chain agility and resilience.
  • Network Inventory Management

    Increase order fill rates while reducing cost. Leverage network-wide visibility into inventory at rest and in-transit across upstream and downstream positions. Facilitate replenishment and responsiveness to supply/demand misalignment by orchestrating fulfillment from optimal points in the network.
  • Optimized Transportation Management

    Increase customer service levels while controlling transportation costs. Make superior data-enabled decisions regarding mode of transport, carrier, and route selection to improve performance and profitability.
  • Supply Chain Intelligence

    Measure inbound supply chain performance including suppliers, factories, and carriers. Track inbound transport costs, factory fill rates, accuracy, lead times, and supply bottlenecks, and adjust routes and inventory buffers.

GT Nexus Customers can:

  • Reduce lead times by automating supply chain processes
  • Improve on-time delivery rates and in-stocks as suppliers are better positioned to meet demand
  • Enable direct ship and cross-docking by enabling more accurate packing and labeling at source
  • Identify and remove supply chain variability through greater insights
  • Improve responsiveness to demand changes and supply chain disruptions

GT Nexus Customers gain:

  • 1-3 day inventory reduction
  • 1-2 week reduction in lead times
  • 15% improvement in on-time delivery
  • 40-85% accelerated receiving time

How do you optimally get products to the right place at the right time, and achieve that mythical 'perfect order'? For that, the first thing you need to know, is where is the physical shipment right now.

Buck Chintamani, GT  Nexus