Building Supply Chain Resilience: A Review of Challenges and Strategies

@inproceedings{McKinnon2014BuildingSC,
  title={Building Supply Chain Resilience: A Review of Challenges and Strategies},
  author={Alan McKinnon},
  year={2014}
}
For several decades, textbooks, articles and consultancy reports in supply chain management (SCM) have expounded the virtues of low inventory, just-in-time delivery, single-sourcing, centralization and tightly-coupled processes. Heeding their advice, many companies have effectively implemented this ‘lean’ approach and managed to achieve impressive cost savings and productivity gains. Over the same period, they have globalized their sourcing, production and distribution operations, creating… CONTINUE READING

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