03 Apr '13, 7am

Increasing Costs, Complexity Afflict High-Tech Supply Chain via @ebnonline

Increasing Costs, Complexity Afflict High-Tech Supply Chain via @ebnonline

As the demands of managing a supply-chain network become more complex, a new study indicates that the intricacies of order management systems, shifts in consumer behavior, and rising costs associated with order fulfillment operations are all factors that constrain high-tech supply-chain executives in their efforts to design an efficient and effective supply network. The report, entitled "From Customer Orders through Fulfillment: Challenges in Manufacturing, High Tech, and Retail ," was published earlier this month and relies on interviews with 580 supply-chain executives representing manufacturing, high-tech, and retail businesses located in North America, the Asia-Pacific region, and Latin America. The poll was conducted by Peerless Research Group on behalf of Supply Chain Management Review and Logistics Management magazines for Oracle Corp. and Capgemini. Navigating comp...

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