Preparing To Manage An Extended Partner Network | Manufacturing Business Technology
by: Charles Winson, July 28, 2016
Some say globalization has stalled, but as the world becomes more connected, companies are expanding their business to different countries for new customer and procurement opportunities. Before supply chain operations can make the move to expand across the globe, companies need full operational visibility to understand and react to the impact of global events and the marketplace, including potential partners and regulations. Imagine the ripple effect the Brexit decision will have across shipping and logistics, for example. With the right mix of people, processes and tools, companies can strengthen and optimize supply chain performance within their global partner network to better manage, source, onboard and ensure partner compliance on a wider scale to improve decision-making.