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September 14, 2021

Inside Supply Management: The smart approach

From Inside Supply Management

The continual supply chain disruptions due to the coronavirus pandemic are familiar — yet still challenging — territory. Those in the manufacturing and distribution space, there have dealt with supply and demand imbalances, inventory control problems, logistics bottlenecks, labor shortages and production-line and storage capacity challenges, just to name a few.

As companies rethink their risk and how to remain competitive into the future, becoming more efficient, optimized, agile and strategic — along with quality control, workplace safety, better visibility and data, and managing labor issues — are among the requirements heading the list.

For many, that means becoming smart.

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