Dealing with supply chain can mean dealing with more than one’s fair share of nightmares. An article from Technology Forecasters Inc. suggests two of the more popular issues a start-up are likely to face in supply chain are insufficient supplier qualification and waiting too long to bring in supply chain experts. These issues can lead to consequences including overpaying and missing deadlines.
The article notes that the best possible course of action is to invest as much as you can in supply chain early on during the development of your business. It is easier to start off on the right foot than to skimp on supply chain and have it end up hurting your organization in the long run. Furthermore, the article suggests learning what the red flags are early on. It is difficult to come up with a justifiable reason not to seek expert advice when it comes to supply chain management.