Optimized Supply Chain

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Optimize supply chain by increasing collaboration, using cloud-based platforms, leveraging new technologies, and securing local suppliers

Optimize supply chain by increasing collaboration, using cloud-based platforms, leveraging new technologies, and securing local suppliers

Innovative Practices
Innovative Practices
  • Increase supplier collaboration to spur innovation as parties understand needs better and build win-win solutions
  • Use cloud-based platforms to improve efficiency, quality, timeliness and transparency of supply chain processes
  • Seek suppliers that leverage new technologies, such as 3D printing, augmented reality, big data and analytics, to lower costs
  • Challenge preconceived notions about international supply chains, securing local suppliers providing increased flexibility, timeliness and other value
Books and Other Recommended Sources
Books and Other Recommended Sources
How might challenging preconceived notions enable significant improvements in supply chain performance?

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