Distributors around the world faced challenges. These obstacles required numerous adaptations to stay afloat. An Industrial Distribution article shows how analytics tools helped companies adapt.
Labor shortages and supply chain disruptions are still prevalent and impacting the industry. Distributors are turning to business process analysis (BPA) to face these challenges. BPA, at its most basic level, is a structured approach assessing how work is done and how the business processes can be improved. BPA identifies, documents, and visualizes all present business processes, recognizing that the average distributor operates thousands of human, automated, and outsourced activities across hundreds of systems that don’t always function well together. To learn more about this tool, click the article linked below.