Improve supply chain resilience
Global companies are dealing with supply chains that are extensive and complex. Economic pressures are adding to supply chain vulnerability, making companies more prone to disruptions that can damage profitability, shareholder value, and reputation. Enterprises, looking to strengthen their operating footprint to weather volatility in the markets, are considering their exposure to risk from end-to-end and top-to-bottom of the supply chain, operational agility, and global tax profile.
Read on for our latest thinking on supply chain resilience.
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Resources to explore
Check out the publications and videos below for insights on a potential manufacturing resurgence.
10Minutes on strategic supply chain management
New research shows that high performing supply chains can achieve sales and revenue growth while managing costs. That sounds like a tall order, but there are things you can do now to manage your supply chain as a strategic asset to boost performance and profitability.
10Minutes on supply chain flexibility
Volatility has become a fact of life in today’s business landscape. Yet, after years of global expansion, many companies’ supply chains are brittle, unable to respond to frequent fluctuations in demand and supply. This 10Minutes explores strategies companies can deploy to make their supply chains more agile and adaptable.
Manufacturing Barometer 12Q3, with special topic on supply chain
Manufacturing Barometer is a quarterly survey of executives in large, multinational industrial manufacturing businesses that captures participants' assessments US and world economies and their company's expectations in revenue growth, margins, inventory, costs investment plans, and mergers and acquisitions.
Assessing tax: 2012 tax rate benchmarking study for industrial products and services companies
Assessing tax provides benchmarking data from industrial products and services companies including aerospace and defense, chemicals, engineering and construction, industrial manufacturing, metals, and transportation and logistics. The report provides a detailed analysis of tax rate metrics for the companies benchmarked. This edition includes report on transfer pricing, supply chain management, and merger and acquisition activity.
Transportation & Logistics 2030: Securing the supply chain
Transportation & Logistics 2030 represents a series of Delphi studies on the future of the industry. The fourth volume of the T&L 2030 series is a multi-faceted analysis of supply chain security and its impact on global supply chains as well as how global transportation & logistics companies will operate in the future.