While additive manufacturing (or 3D printing) has the potential to greatly reduce shipping costs and make operations more efficient, it can also make the supply chain more vulnerable to cyberattacks and counterfeiting. Blockchain technology may hold the answer for increasing security.
Supply chain agility is a significant lever and capability for organizations, industries, and economies. This proposed road map helps operations and supply chain managers to identify strategies for improving their supply chain agility from both strategic and operational perspectives.
Research confirms that three-dimensional printing is already revolutionizing supply chains. Here's what is actually happening in the market, along with10 considerations for anyone who's exploring adoption of this technology.
A deep-rooted commitment to product quality and to supporting the individuals who sell its products guides Amway's global manufacturing strategy. In some cases, that means controlling the supply chain from the farm forward.