Businesses have their plates full in trying to create resilient supply chains to meet this dramatically changed environment. But in thinking about these serious issues, shippers must also prioritize customer expectations.
Uruguay’s largest free zone operator Zonamerica SA, which hosts over 350 companies, plans to break ground on more than $100 million in real estate projects through next year as it bets stressed global supply chains will boost the country’s appeal as a regional hub.
Tiffany Presley, attorney in the Supply Chain Practice of Barnes & Thornburg LLP, offers advice on how manufacturers can achieve better visibility of, and control over, suppliers at the tier-one level and beyond.
Just-in-time and Lean inventory strategies might have served their purpose in the past, but supply chains today are shifting their collective mindset to brace themselves against unanticipated disruptions, says Christine Barnhart, vice president of strategy and GTM with Verusen.
President Joe Biden’s attempt to defuse a complicated trade dispute that’s paralyzed the U.S. solar industry is drawing swift criticism from some of the very companies the White House had been seeking to appease.
The consumer Goods Industry is highly competitive and supply chain complexities further add to the challenges. To make the situation better, consumer goods companies depend on effective demand planning. But how can they go about it?
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