Manufacturers have faced demand forecasting challenges for years. In the past, manufacturers relied on experienced employees to drive business decisions. With the rapid advancements in technology, forecasting methodology is also evolving. Introducing predictive analytics has been a game changer for manufacturers, taking the guessing game out of the forecasting process.
The transportation and logistics industry has experienced more change in the last few years than in the previous ten years combined. Since the pandemic started, supply chains have been stressed. There are new hiccups making headlines every day, and whether it's trucking, rail, ocean, or third-party logistics -- providers are scrambling to keep up. This disruption requires companies to adjust quickly and ensure their processes can keep up with these sudden changes.
Ensuring your business processes are efficient and accurate is vital to keeping the lights on. Often, organizations prioritize process management and improvement at the bottom of their list, focusing instead on reacting to situations, creating work arounds which result in inefficiencies and a disconnect throughout the organization. While this may allow organizations to pay the bills, business processes need to be monitored and enhanced regularly to ensure business success and increased revenue.
Chemical spills, falls, fires, equipment accidents; this is something that manufacturers try to avoid every day. Employee safety and compliance is a top priority for manufacturers. They are continuously striving to implement greater safety measures to ensure their working environment is safe, productive and compliant. Introducing the Salesforce platform into the mix is the first step in reducing risk, maximizing quality and achieving compliance for your organization. Salesforce is best in class when it comes to addressing these topics and customizing the perfect solutions for your organization.
With the rapid advancements we are seeing in the world of technology, manufacturing industries are experiencing great pressure in reshaping the way business in done. While these advancements are exciting and useful for manufacturers, too often we are see challenges with business processes that create unnecessary disruption throughout companies. From order management issues to inaccurate forecasting to basic communication challenges, manufacturers are faced with these far-reaching, disruptive experiences for departments and customers alike.