|Why Supply Chain Management?
Companies are increasingly looking for innovative leaders with the vision and skill to
manage their supply chains.
The global supply chain is as much about moving information and services as it is
about moving goods. Moving customer account data from Mumbai to New York requires
as much competent supply chain management as does moving microprocessors from
Phoenix to Berlin. The supply chain embraces the entire life cycle of goods and services.
It touches every function of global commerce. Business leaders view it as the central
nervous system of the world economy.
Supply chain management encompasses marketing, sourcing, manufacturing, logistics,
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inventory management, information technology and customer relations. It’s about the
people, processes and technology that propel products through the global economy. No
wonder supply chain management has become a key component of business strategy.