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The 2020 pandemic highlighted the importance of end-to-end supply chain visibility. Where were all the products missing from store shelves? Answering that question required visibility to the physical location, status, and condition of the product in motion. Visibility is more easily achieved within the four walls of a manufacturing facility or distribution center; once a product is out on the ocean, rails, or roadways, establishing continuous connectivity and visibility becomes a far greater challenge, particularly in global settings. Hence, this timely dive into a deeper look at the future of transportation, the chief agent of motion in our global supply chains.
Cybersecurity threats are a growing, technologically advanced risk to global supply chains. Yet, too many supply chain managers continue to react to these threats in 20th-century ways. The paper focuses on the best practices to reducing cyber risk across the end-to-end, integrated supply chain. Based on interviews with cyber experts from more than 30 organizations, the paper outlines four essentials for securing the supply chain.
Benchmark supply chains are early adopters of end-to-end strategies (E2E) that create competitive advantages. To maintain competitive advantage, leading companies are now working to synchronize their “three Ps,” physical assets, business processes and people systems, with their core business drivers. The goal? Achieving total value in the supply chain.
Harry J. & Vivienne R. Bruce Chair of Excellence
Cheryl Massingale Faculty Research Fellow
Executive Director of Supply Chain & Operations Programs; Executive Director of the Global Supply Chain Institute
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