7 Forces Breaking Supply Chains
The "chain" in supply chains is broken these days, thanks to many factors, economic and technological. The old model, where supply chain partners only had to look one step ahead of them and one step behind, no longer works. What forces are responsible for this, and why are they disrupting the conventional supply chain? The infographic below explores these new variables and their consequences, and illustrates the need for businesses to reenvision their supply chains as networks, instead of linear chains.