195: Run your Supply Chain Operations on Autopilot, with Throughput Inc.

Today I’m thrilled to be joined by Throughput Inc., a company who believe that when operations, business and investors run smoother, workers, communities, society and the environment benefit – a truly refreshing approach.

And with Throughput software, your business benefits from a single source of truth to take accurate data-driven decisions and drive sustainable growth and profitability. Striving to create resilient and unifying supply chains, Throughput’s holistic and insight-driven software unlocks operations agility and efficiency, to meet unpredictable customer demands, while creating uninterrupted flow of materials through supply chain networks.

Today Ali Raza, founder and CEO at Throughput Inc., joins me to chat all about exactly what Throughput does, the importance of visibility, harnessing the power of AI and the future of effective supply chains.



[07.25] Ali’s background and his journey across industries and countries to eventually found Throughput.

“We can prepare better, by having a more global perspective.”

[10.13] A closer look at Throughput: its foundations, what it does and how it helps its customers.

“Why don’t we have technologies today that help us get into the analytics on the operations side to make the right decisions, and scale it?”

[18.26] Ali’s reflections on visibility and what it means to Throughput, and to supply chain as a whole.

“Everyone’s connecting all the data and saying ‘look at the visibility, now you can see everything’ – but visibility isn’t the same thing as flow.”

[24.09] How Throughput software ‘puts global industrial operations on autopilot.’

“Most businesses make or move stuff so ultimately there’s an output problem, a demand problem and a financial problem. And if you can tie all three of those together and run it in synchrony, you have an autopilot system.”

[26.10] Throughput’s recent classification as a ‘top 10 highly disruptive supply chain start-up’ and why innovation comes from real-world experience and problems, not just from new technology.

[29.57] A closer look at Throughput’s ideal client.

[33.10] A key case study and exactly how Throughput’s software helps its customers.

“When you have better material flow, you unlock hidden capacity.”

[36.23] The future for Throughput and Ali’s predictions for what the next few years might hold for the industry.


Head over to Throughput’s website now to find out more and discover how they could help you too. You can also connect with Throughput and keep up to date with the latest over on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.

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