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Jan 27 2017   5:10PM GMT

supply chain visibility (SCV)

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Supply chain visibility (SCV) is the ability of parts, components or products in transit to be tracked from the manufacturer to their final destination. The goal of SCV is to improve and strengthen the supply chain by making data readily available to all stakeholders, including the customer. Continued…

Quote of the Day
“Manufacturers need supply chain visibility software to stay ahead of issues in the supply chain. This visibility is even more crucial in ever-changing global manufacturing environments.” – Christine Cignoli

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Writing for Business
Supply chain visibility can help manufacturers in managing _______ periods of inbound and outbound activity.
A. peak
B. peek
C. pique
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