Find out how five elements of agility taken from sports and military science—alertness, accessibility, decisiveness, swiftness, and flexibility—play out in the supply chain world. Then try this quick self-evaluation to learn how agile your own supply chain is.
Africa's economies are growing, but poor infrastructure and difficult business conditions persist. Creative, flexible approaches to supply chain design and execution can help companies overcome these and other challenges.
Companies that fail to take a holistic view of infrastructure—the physical and informational assets required to run a supply chain—sometimes make capital-investment decisions that are detrimental in the long run.
Many of the disruptive technologies that are changing our society are making their way into warehouses and distribution centers. What are they, and how will they influence the way products move through the supply chain?