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Supplying Thought: The [Supply Chain] Monster Under The Bed

22 Jun 2017 11:40 AM | Anonymous

By: Christon Valdivieso, CSCP, SSBBP and Afton Knight, CSCP, SSBBP

 

The Beyond the Horizon (BH) supply chain research project, a joint venture between APICS and Michigan State University, recently released a report which investigates the focus and “current business practices” of supply chain executives. One key questions they asked supply chain executives was, “What keeps you awake at night?” Not surprisingly, one of the top six answers was capacity and resource availability.  

Over the past decade most American industries have experienced some level of contraction followed by consolidation. Now, after several years of soft, yet steady, growth, companies are starting to outperform their operations.  

 

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