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FourKites Appoints Industry Veteran Bill Maw as Chief Financial Officer to Drive Continued Growth
Leading supply chain visibility provider FourKites today announced the addition of Bill Maw as the company’s new chief financial officer (CFO). Maw brings a decades-long track record of successfully leading high-growth companies through financing rounds, mergers and acquisitions, and IPO readiness, and has built finance teams supporting businesses across the globe. He joins FourKites at a time of tremendous opportunity and growth for the company and the supply chain industry as a whole, as the real-time visibility pioneer leads the transition to increasingly...
New Supply Chain Tech Aids in Effectiveness and Efficiency
Several new, innovative technologies are giving operators quick access to more data that can help them make better purchasing decisions, take advantage of optimal pricing, and ensure quality.
Making better decisions more quickly
One of those innovations is the increased availability of real-time supply chain data, which allows management teams to take the information and use it to make better decisions more quickly to manage food and supply costs, address supply chain disruptions, streamline logistics, and access product provenance.
“During the last few years...
Benchmarking the Food Industry Supply Chain Ecosystem
The food industry is emerging from post-pandemic supply chain disruptions; however, there is much work needed to restore supply chain equilibrium. There continue to be ongoing disruptions creating demand forecasting challenges and supply chain fulfillment volatility.
2020 was a challenging year for the food industry supply chain, with many disruptions requiring enhanced trading partner collaboration and an industry-wide coordinated response to address high inflation, volatile consumer shopping behaviors, softening demand, labor shortages, the war in Ukraine, extreme weather conditions and challenges associated with product allocations...
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