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Agile supply chain examples

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Supply chains are complex, spanning borders and industries, leaving buyers unsure about the companies and links that comprise them. Worse, they're frequently unclear about their own commercial relationships with those in the supply chain. This has caused the supply chain manager to act as a sort of policeman, making purchasing decisions within an agreed upon framework in accordance with the procurement policy.

Unfortunately, the world has become much more complicated, forcing companies to develop greater skills in managing a supply base. This means replacing the 'policeman' with a more agile, responsive function. One of the best ways to learn is by examining agile supply chain examples. 

Click the link to learn more about agile supply chains. 

How To Create An Agile Supply Chain

Within the world of procurement and supply chain management, permanent and inflexible procedures abound. The main challenge for most buyers is the exercise of control. Supply chains are complex affairs, spanning borders and industries. For the most part, buyers aren’t entirely sure of the comp

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