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Supply Chain Agility

The Point of View of Quintiq


Supply chain agility: How big is your gap?
by Arjen Heeres - Chief Operating Officer, Quintiq

I think you’ll agree that supply chain efficiency is no longer a differentiator. As C.K.Prahalad puts it,‘Some aspects of managing in a volatile environment, such as focusing on operational efficiency and staying liquid, are givens. But more important are the abilities to scale up and down and reconfigure resources rapidly.’

Prahalad calls organizations where people and capacity can be ‘rearranged and recombined creatively and quickly’ velcro organizations.

In my experience, the key to being ‘velcro’ or ‘agile’ lies in decoupling your resources from specific sources of demand.

Supply chain agility is a powerful differentiator. Are you making sure you have it?

 


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