February 2018 data related to manufacturing and supply chain activity continues to reinforce a boom period. The indices for U.S. wide activity, particularly point to ongoing operational challenges occurring among multiple industry supply chains. While teams remain incredibly busy in day-to-day challenges, Supply Chain Matters again raises caution signs for the need to manage both tactical and strategic transformational needs.
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Once again, a certain pharmaceutical and drug supply chain has become highly visible for shortages of critical life-saving medicine. This time, the causes relate to natural disaster, federal government response, and industry-wide manufacturing and distribution practices.
Supply Chain Matters provides a deep-dive perspective on the ten outlined 2018 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains unveiled in mid-December. In this installment, we dive into 2018 Prediction Four: The Supply Chain Perfect Storm Intensifies.
As readers approach the celebration of 2018 as a new year, Supply Chain Matters shares thoughts related new thinking and concepts related to Digitally-Enabled Customer Response Networks.
This Supply Chain Matters blog commentary is the third in a market education series developed in collaboration with Kinaxis on exploring the future of supply chain planning.