One does not need to look far to find confirmation that supply chains are changing dramatically. At the present time we observe three forces of change in global supply chains: consumer driven forces, geopolitical changes, and technology and the digitalization of supply chains. Dramatic increase in demand volatility and consumer demand is shifting fast; we observe product proliferation driving supply variability as manufacturers struggle to manage a larger variety of products. Global supply and demand networks are changing rapidly due to protectionist trade- policies and additive manufacturing.
To learn more please download this whitepaper.