Understanding Control Towers

Control Tower

Control towers are rising everywhere in the supply chain field but what is a supply chain control tower? According to Capgemini Consulting a supply chain control tower is a central hub with the required technology, organization, and processes to capture and use supply chain data to provide enhanced visibility tot short- and long-term decision-making that is aligned with strategic objectives.

In this whitepaper, ShipitSmarter explains the three pillars of control towers, how they support supply chain control, how the technology should be approached, how to successfully implement a control tower, the functions, and the benefits.

About ShipitSmarter

At ShipitSmarter, we visualize and simplify supply chains. We do this by setting up an internal control tower with full carrier connectivity, system integration and optimizing inbound and outbound logistic flows. With additional functionalities around data management, shipment management, reverse logistics and trade management.

As one of the first SaaS providers, we have over 16 years of experience in IT & Logistics. All of this allows for improved global supply chain processes and optimal visibility for our customers. Therefore, there is an acceleration in their business and that’s what it is all about for us: satisfied customers.