BravoSolution CEO Jim Wetekamp provides a Supply Chain Matters guest commentary on the procurement and supply chain management impacts of the pending Amazon-Whole Foods acquisition.
Supply Chain Execution
According to a recent survey, warehouse space acquisition across the United States has reached its highest level in over 16 years, driven primarily by online fulfillment needs. Such space trending and building momentum should be viewed with a cautionary lens, with broader stakeholder involvement in decisions.
A rather sobering announcement from major apparel supply chain influencer Li & Fung adds further reinforcement of unprecedented business and supply chain challenges impacting global retailers.