Is Sustainability Risk the Next Supply Chain Value Opportunity?

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Is Sustainability Risk the Next Supply Chain Value Opportunity?

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Is #Sustainability Risk the Next Supply Chain Value Opportunity? http://3bl.me/73gyve by @TaigaCompany #SCM
Thursday, June 10, 2010 - 10:46am

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Work over the past few decades by academia, professional consulting firms and solution providers has primarily focused on providing businesses with cost savings incentives to invest resources in the supply chain. Popular practices such as Lean, TPS, Total-System-Value, Just-In-Time, and Six Sigma have been used to create efficiencies and reduced total supply chain costs.  While these practices provide great insight into cost reduction, our professional consulting believes the next generation of supply chain management will include integrating sustainability concepts into traditional practices to evaluate risk and create value.  

According to many leading business consulting firms, it is often practical to consider risk categories as a starting point for an initial value assessment of a supply chain.  Recognizing and understanding risk opens the door to implement measure to improve performance.  As we move into the discussion of applied sustainability concepts in the supply chain, this line of thinking becomes even more relevant.  The questions becomes: what process, best practices and tools will we be talking about in the future that address supply chain sustainability risks such as: click here to continue reading


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