The balance between supply and demand is a delicate one. Any supply chain professional will tell you that the closer you are to the point of purchase, the more accurately you can forecast. With no supply chain crystal ball on the market today, postponement strategies provide the greatest opportunity for supply chain professionals to minimize the risks of stock outs and excess inventory by leaving the final configuration of a product to the last possible moment and moving those operations closer to the customer.
To learn more about postponement strategies in the supply chain, visit Value Unchained, the blog for value chain professionals, and read posts from value chain thought leaders from around the globe.
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