MercuryGate Minutes – 4 Ways a TMS Provides Supply Chain Resilience

MercuryGate Minutes - 4 Ways a TMS Provides Supply Chain Resilience
Supply chain resilience describes how well and how quickly an organization can return to pre-disruption operational levels when uncertainty or disruption impacts the supply chain. Any disruption can test a supply chain’s resilience, and a large degree of resilience lies in agile processes and responsiveness, especially during peak seasons and so-called black swan events, which are characterized as unpredictable occurrences that can have potentially severe consequences. Resilient supply chains provide protection from uncertainty by effectively taking steps to account for any possible deviation in standard operations. Consider these top four ways the use of a transportation management system (TMS) provides supply chain resilience.