If there’s one thing that’s crystal-clear from Shoshanah Cohen & Joseph Roussel’s new edition of their book Strategic Supply Chain Management, it’s that superior supply chain performance is directly correlated with superior financial performance.
And that means that a company’s supply chain strategy must be closely aligned with its overall business strategy.
Easier said than done. In the real world, many companies think about their supply chains only when something is broken — high inventory levels, dissatisfied customers, or supplier problems, for example. And in an environment where, increasingly, globalisation is the price of survival, recent trends have underscored the heightened risks facing global supply chains.
Article Source: : SC Management