Supply Chain of the Future

An Infographic from The Economist Intelligence Unit

In the past, the supply chain manager’s key challenge was to cut costs along a single line of suppliers. But now that companies are hyperconnected by networks, mobile, and social, speed is more crucial. Product cycles are shorter and more fl­uid, and customers are pressing for swift, exciting innovation and quicker development and delivery. As a result, supply chains are becoming…

  • faster, better, stronger
  • stocked smarter and leaner
  • more plugged-in
  • more data driven
  • in closer reach

For more details, take a look at this infographic from The Economist Intelligence Unit.