Improving your supply chain efficiency with data visualization

Supply chain problems due to poor insights have a significant impact across the entire business. When global disruptions occur such as COVID19, it has a massive impact on global supply chains. In such situations, immediate changes based on an easy-to-access visualization dashboard must be made available to maintain your business and relations with your customers.


Supply chain leaders need to make timely, value-based decisions so they can respond quickly to shifts in demand and customer needs.  However modern enterprises generate an enormous amount of transactional data throughout a product’s supply chain. From sourcing overproduction to distribution to the end customer. This data is often trapped in transactional ERP systems or is depreciated where extracting. Analyzing it becomes cumbersome and time-consuming, making it difficult to see the big picture.

Why supply chain visualization can be of critical essence?

Supply chain visualization converts the vast amounts of data available across multiple supply chain solutions into easily read dashboards and metrics displayed in real-time that executives and supply chain planners can use to gauge the health of their supply networks. The result is faster and more efficient decision making. According to various research related to data visualization, it was found that companies are spending more on the use of immersive visual ecosystem to better their data visualization for the supply chain management. The benefits of the same have been reaped in the form of better inventory management and improved performance

How can we help:

The Ahlers Supply Network Optimization & Analytics visualization platform combines, enriches, and visualizes your supply chain? By sharing visualizations with your stakeholders, you can make your supply chain more tangible and encourage bigger thinking.

This makes it easier to have an immediate understanding of what is happening where and evaluate your network by tracking key performance indicators, which are carefully put together by logistic experts.

It helps you to accelerate the maturity of insights with drill-downs that identify operational trends, patterns, bottlenecks, and cost information. We also help you to understand the impact of your network on the environment by tracking CO2 emissions of each transaction or movement.


The implications of data visualization techniques in the field of supply chain management are enormous. From reducing time to analyze complex data to making more informative changes in a complex variable scenario the data visualization technique has changed the supply chain management landscape drastically. Improving the duration of transportation and delivery of products based on data insights factoring various elements that might affect the situation.