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Supply-Chain Volatility: The New Norm via @EBNonline @AvnetSCS #supplychain #scm #volatility

Supply-Chain Volatility: The New Norm via @EBNonline @AvnetSCS #supplychain #scm #volatility

Despite my years in the electronics industry, I continue to be fascinated with the global supply chain and remain amazed at its overall efficiency. However, I also recognize the constant presence of supply-chain volatility -- a volatility that has now become the new norm impacting every supply-chain decision we make. Contributing to this volatility is a number of macro factors that, individually and collectively, are changing the supply-chain landscape. Focusing on the top factors can put the scope of this challenge in perspective and provide us with an approach and strategy to manage through this volatility. Feverish: Supply-chain volatility is the new norm, but focusing on a few top factors can provide perspective and yield strategic insight. As you would expect, my list of macro factors change as world dynamics change. However, my top three have remained constant over t...

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