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5 Challenges that Hamper Supply Chain Flexibility

When you cannot bend, all you can do is break. Gavin Davidson writes for Digital Supply Chain with five challenges that get in the way of proper flexibility. First is changing market conditions, in which real-time transparency must be employed to address economic and supplier volatility. Second is systems sprawl, the phenomenon of too many point solutions branching out and/or running into each other. Third is inherently poor customizability, a common symptom of on-premise ERP. Fourth is version lock, where businesses make do with outdated products rather than spend the effort to upgrade. Fifth, there is subpar compliance and security, which happens when no authoritative single records are available. You can read the full article here: http://www.supplychaindigital.com/warehousing/3825/Exclusive:-5-challenges-which-hamper-supply-chain-flexibility

About John Friscia

John Friscia is the Editor of Computer Aid’s Accelerating IT Success. He began working for Computer Aid, Inc. in 2013 and continues to provide graphic design support for AITS. He graduated summa cum laude from Shippensburg University with a B.A. in English.

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