The supply chain refers to the interconnected network of steps involved in the production and distribution of goods or services, starting from raw material sourcing to the delivery of the finished product to the end consumer. It encompasses a range of activities, including manufacturing, transportation, inventory management, order fulfillment, and retailing. The concept aims to optimize the entire process to ensure efficiency, reduce costs, and meet customer demands effectively. In today's globalized world, a supply chain can span multiple countries and involve several stakeholders, such as suppliers, manufacturers, distributors, and retailers. Technological advancements like automation, data analytics, and blockchain are increasingly being used to improve visibility and coordination among the different parties involved. However, supply chains are also vulnerable to various risks, including geopolitical issues, natural disasters, and market fluctuations, requiring sophisticated strategies for risk management and contingency planning.
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Published: April 4, 2023, 11:35 a.m.
In the previous post, we explored the tremendous potential of the Internet of Things (IoT) along with key challenges like security, complexity, lack of standards, and more. Could blockchain … Read More
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