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by Teresa Chiykowski

In its January 2019 Research Advisory report, 2019 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains, The Ferrari Consulting and Research Group advised supply chain management teams to prepare for continued higher levels of global supply chain risk, complexity and overall uncertainty. At the same time, organizations must be prepared to meet industry needs for increased digital transformation and highlights benefits of concurrent planning in this period of business uncertainty.

Dealing with disruptive forces

It’s true, managing a global supply chain isn’t easy, not by a long shot. Unplanned events, ever-increasing consumer expectations, natural disasters, supplier issues, changing regulations