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Product Recalls & Consumer Safety Worry Supply Chain Pros - A new report shows that most of the worrisome issues t...

You would expect to see government regulations, counterfeit parts, and shortened device lifecycles dominate a list of concerns that worry supply chain professionals. What's less likely to turn up on the same report are consumer safety issues and product recalls. However, a new study from independent distributor Smith & Associates shows these issues are on the top the list of priorities for many folks in the industry, too. Asked to rank the top challenges confronted in regular supply chain forecasting and planning activities, 185 participants representing OEM, EMS, ODM, and distribution companies ranked consumer safety issues as a high-level concern, according to the survey. Overall, those who participated in the Smith & Associates’ study indicated that the "issues of greatest concern, or of potential negative impact to respondents’ business," were: Component or device reca...

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