The Future of Business: Supply Chains

Globalization, new business models and empowered customers and workforces have accelerated the pace of business beyond what seemed possible just a few years ago.

In the past, the challenges have included finding lower cost sources of supply. But today, company executives see B2B supply chains increasingly taking center stage in the quest for greater profits and competitive advantage.

This report describes the transition from the traditional supply-chains to demand-sensitive networks. To succeed, companies need to be agile enough to innovate and adapt their existing processes quickly to capitalize on those shifts.

Contents

  • The Challenge of Complexity
  • Leveraging the Power of Data, Digital Tools and Business Networks
  • New Sources of Data
  • Proactively Querying the Data
  • Working in Sync
  • Expanding the Network
  • On the Horizon

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