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What are Supply Chain Control Towers? 

  • A Supply Chain Control Tower (SCCT) is a central hub with the required technology, organization, people and processes to capture and use supply chain data  to provide enhanced visibility and decision making support for orchestration and improvement of the supply chain

  • Can/will consist of a network of multiple control tower locations to cover different regions and/or business areas

  • Supports the collaboration of SC partners and internal teams  to manage and improve the supply chain

  • Enables the standardisation and harmonisation of processes and systems across regions/countries and/or divisions/business units

Supply Chain Control Tower(s)
container trains ,commercial freight car

How to develop and implement a SCCT solution?

Explore & 
Scope

Decide on the SCCT concept and implementation approach 

Define & 
Design

Define how the SCCT solution in detail will look like and will be implemented

Proof & 
Optimize

Develop a proof of concept and prepare the SCCT solution for use at a larger scale 

Scale & 
Roll Out

Implement the SCCT solution at a larger scale

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  (facilitated by Rob van Doesburg, see explore & scope for more info regarding the content of this session)  

Why and how this SCCT collaboration platform can support you

SCCT expertise

  • Insights gained during numerous global SCCT solution development projects in manufacturing, retail and the logistic service industry

  • Amended with latest SCCT specific studies of well known research institutes and proprietary research 

  • Knowledge captured in SCCT specific methodologies, templates, tools and benchmark data

  • Supported by (global) experts in the different areas

SCCT Approach

  • Result oriented: during all activities focus is on expected benefits

  • Digital: use of the latest tools to collect and analyse data, present results and communicate

  • Fast: insights available in a couple of days up to a couple of weeks

SCCT Value

  • Reduction of supply chain costs, working capital and/or improvement of services on a short term and with a low effort

  • Decision making based on a concrete business case

  • Identification and support of projects to implement the SCCT solution(s)

container trains ,commercial freight car

How to join and make best use of the SCCT platform

Member

  • Access to the detailed description of the SCCT solution development approach  

  • Access to publications

  • Exchange insights with other community members

  • Free for shippers

Premium member

  • Get access to the SCCT online methods and tools

  • Make use of the online services provided by the SCCT experts

  • For shippers, 3PLs and 4PLs, ask for a quote

Expert

  • Join our network of experts providing the online services 

Partner

  • Use the SCCT solution development approach, methods and tools to support your own services

  • For consulting firms, 3PLs, 4PLs, Control Tower and other tool providers