Is Business Sustainability Localizing Supply?

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Is Business Sustainability Localizing Supply?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Tuesday, July 5, 2011 - 1:10pm

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The financial pressures and business sustainability risks felt heavily during the economic downturn forced many companies across all industries to take drastic reduction measures to simply survive.  These actions placed many supply chains in less than stable shape, as ‘bullwhip’ effects rippled up the chain.  Fast forward to today’s more positive outlook, we're now witnessing a ramp in demand and many supply chains are simply unable to keep up.  Combine this demand surge with increases in transportation costs, and our sustainability consulting finds companies reevaluating the sustainability of ‘global’ supply.
 
The 21st Century Supply Chain constantly evaluates and reevaluates the shifting trends in the supply chain.  The recent post, Will on-shoring be the trend for 2011/2012?, examines some of the increasing threats of off-shoring.  In fact, the article suggests that an on-shoring or near-shoring movement is gaining speed.  The idea is to bring manufacturing back to demand.   Click here to learn more about sustainable supply.
 
Home to one third of the earth's trees, the Taiga is the largest land-based biosphere and encircles the globe. Its immense oxygen production literally changes the atmosphere and refreshes the planet. It is this continuous renewal that has shaped Taiga Company's vision to drive similar change in the business world. Taiga Company seeks to be the "oxygen for your business". 

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Keywords: Business & Trade | Sustainable Business | Taiga Company | supply chain | sustainable supply

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