Analytics Tool Aids in Decision-Making

E2open, a provider of cloud-based trading and logistics solutions, has added a decision-making tool to its suite of services. E2 Rapid Resolutions provides cross-network prescriptive analytics for decision support, the company said. The product leverages data, process, and analysis across trading networks for continuous monitoring, earlier detection, and faster resolution of supply chain disruptions. Cloud-based…

Tool or Platform: The Cloud’s Role in the Supply Chain

Although the cloud is considered a platform rather than a tool, aspects of the cloud are particularly well-suited to supply chain management (SCM). Among the advantages of cloud solutions tailored for SCM are speed, visibility, ease-of-use and low cost of implementation. Two companies,   E2open Inc. and GT Nexus, have been particularly active in the supply…