To date, visibility continues to be a buzzword that defines supply chain management. Much like the search for the Holy Grail, everyone demands for it but few seem to reach nirvana. The quest for visibility has spearheaded progress for supply chains across the globe. However, Supply Chain Visibility (SCV) has taken on many different meanings and interpretations over the years and most companies do not have a general consensus on what it actually is.
Hands down, the oldest and most pertinent question that continues to plague visibility is also the simplest: What is it?