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Supply Chain Convergence in a Disruptive Environment

Originally Published by GEP

“Organizations are facing a cascading series of disruptions and need to adapt their supply chain operations in response. However, in a disruptive environment, gaps are exposed, and the problems arising from them are amplified — leading to higher costs, longer cycle times, and reduced resiliency.

A recent study by GEP and North Carolina State University surveyed supply chain and procurement professionals to examine points of disconnect in the supply chain, and findings suggest a highly concerning misalignment between the two functions. What can these leaders do to ensure a productive and optimized supply chain?

A new GEP white paper — Supply Chain Convergence in a Disruptive Environment — breaks down the study and its findings as well as highlights how technology can mend the gap through visibility and collaboration.

What’s Inside:

  • The disconnects and misaligned priorities between supply chain and procurement pros
  • How supply chain and procurement practices can align with enterprise priorities to meet expectations
  • Ways to increase visibility and fix the disconnects through collaboration technology

This paper is a must-read for supply chain and procurement leaders who are looking to fortify their supply chains with greater resilience to disruption.”

 

Authors Robert Handfield, Alex Zhong, Nikhil Singh

 

Learn more about the study, Supply Chain Convergence in a Disruptive Environment, from GEP.

This post was originally published in Supply Chain Resource Cooperative.