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Orchestrating Supply Chains for the Future: The Power of Connectivity, Standardization, and Visibility

October 19, 2023 - Akash Ghosh Senior Member of Product Management, EdgeVerve


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Agility and quick decision-making are no more a luxury but rather a need in the quickly changing corporate climate of today. Companies must align their operations to move in the right direction swiftly and profitably. Supply chain technology is at the heart of achieving these objectives, primarily through enhanced connectivity, standardization, and visibility. This blog post explores how businesses can leverage these elements to optimize the supply chain operations and make more informed and better decisions.

Why focus on Business Orchestration?

Effective business orchestration allows organizations to:

To meet these objectives, firms must excel in three fundamental capabilities: Detect, Understand, and Act

Four Key Elements to Enable the Supply Chain Orchestration:

To implement these steps, there are four pivotal elements:

TradeEdge’s Approach to Supply Chain Orchestration:

At TradeEdge, we have always prioritized the Network and Data aspects, laying a strong foundation for more than a decade. The core of everything we do remains the network and data. We understand that while many firms have developed intelligent apps, these apps are only as good as the data they utilize.

For real business orchestration to be accomplished, these are the starting points. The data and connectivity layer include channel customers, retailers, resellers, distributors, warehouses, third-party logistics providers, transporters, co-packers, suppliers, and other supply chain participants. This connectivity enables a reusable mapping to any supply chain asset, improving efficiency and reducing duplication of effort. For instance, to help other firms, we may take advantage of the links that already exist between manufacturers and logistics service providers.

Consider it your supply chain’s version of a social network. It is only valuable useful only if there is discoverability. To make partnerships more discoverable, we want to reuse them.

In addition to this, we can use the data to create an integrated view of the functional supply chain model.

On top of this digital model, TradeEdge offers a variety of applications, such as channel shaping, demand sensing, planning, manufacturing, supplier collaboration, etc. Our platform is designed to be an open ecosystem that can both accept and transmit data to other planning systems. This platform allows data to flow in both directions, ensuring maximum flexibility and usefulness.


Modern supply chains are multi-tiered, dynamic ecosystems rather than simple linear chains. The orchestration of business in the future depends on supply chain technology. Companies are better able to identify problems, understand the ramifications, and take action to align all necessary parties due to enhanced connectivity, standardized real-time data, and granular visibility. For businesses looking to keep up in the competitive business environment of today, this is not just a trend but a necessity. Beyond merely gathering information and facts, these are additional activities like drawing connections, comprehending ramifications, and taking decisive action.

Akash Ghosh

Senior Member of Product Management, EdgeVerve

Akash Ghosh is a senior member of product management at EdgeVerve, where he helps build intelligent supply chain management platforms and apps. He has worked with a variety of brands, enabling them to gain maximum channel visibility, improve retail execution, reach new markets faster, and become more resilient to disruptions.

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