Supply Chain Management: The chain goes global

The significant emergence of the Far East emphasises that global manufacturing now is as dependent on smart supply chain management as on the actual raw materials.

5th May, 2012
'The strategic importance of SCM is recognised by all global corporations'.

The hugely significant emergence of China and the Far East in the last two decades serves to emphasise the fact that global manufacturing today is as much dependent on smart supply chain management as on the actual plant, raw materials, machines and tools.

Many experts are coming to the view that, at least conceptually, modern supply chain management (SCM) is the primary business function, with the actual production now a sub-set that can take place...

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