Today’s global manufacturing marketplace features significant outsourcing and highly constrained lead times. Globalisation of supply networks provides more opportunities for growth, success, efficiency and effectiveness, but it also brings heightened risk in the supply chain. Read more
There was a time, not too long ago, when Dell dominated the market for personal computers (PCs). It was a time that saw the company spawn a whole new industry of direct buying. Dell focused on a strategy that bypassed distribution channels by avoiding retailers and wholesalers altogether.