Category Archives: Supply Chain Partner Segmentation

Why Collaborating with Sub-1st tier Suppliers (and Customers) Makes Sense

Smart Supply Chain Managers know that it is important to monitor what is happening with their supply chain partners.  The big question is which partners should they monitor? It is tempting to use Vilfredo Pareto’s principle and focus on the … Continue reading

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How well do you know your supply chain?

How well do you know your supply chain?  I was prompted to raise this question after reading an article about counterfeit automotive parts and the dangers these can pose out on the road.  A few years ago when I was … Continue reading

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