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Strategic Supply Chain Planning

The COVID pandemic accelerated many trends in consumer behavior. It exposed risks both on the supply and demand sides of the supply chain. Supply chain strategy now needs to consider many of the adopted behaviors to be permanent. Companies have to be able to support multiple fulfillment channels, efficiently handle returns and insulate themselves from regional disruptions across the globe.

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The Bullwhip Effect: Managing Swings in Demand

All it takes is one flick of the wrist to create a violent “crack!” of the bullwhip’s tip. In supply chains, a wave of increasing magnitude can travel end to end across the network from a seemingly insignificant demand at the consumer level.

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