Major supply chain disruptions due to weather-related incidents are on the rise, and one can’t dismiss these as a “once-in-a-century” event any more. The Texas freeze and Hurricane Ida severely disrupted petrochemical production, which had a ripple effect on the supply of resins and plastics, which is used in many different types of resins and
Analyst Insight: Retailers are still tweaking their omnichannel strategies to leverage their distribution centers and physical stores in the new e-commerce economy. Inventory optimization across stores, DCs, and drop-shipping requires a move toward a unified view of all inventory, and achieving efficient and cost-effective storage, accessibility and movement. In addition, tailored order fulfillment programs from buy-online,
Analyst Insight: The past couple of decades have seen a globalization of supply chains. This has heightened the importance of the supply chain to overall operations, but it has also come with increased risk and security requirements. As a result, the role of supply-chain finance has increased in importance, and is a critical area moving forward.
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