Sustainability: A Platform for Supply Chain Clarity

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Sustainability: A Platform for Supply Chain Clarity

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Wednesday, August 18, 2010 - 11:55am

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The challenges facing businesses over the past decade have provided a greater understanding the role supply chain clarity has in maintaining stable supply.  For many small shifts at the front end or at the consumer interface have often resulted in swinging consequences down the chain.  Moving forward, business sustainability is providing a common platform of discussion and greater visibility for businesses and their suppliers.

Companies, small business owners, and entrepreneurs now more than ever find themselves at the crossroads of supply chain risk and opportunity.  With legislative pressures and shifting consumer expectations positioned to effect overall business consumption, the question facing many supply chain driven industries and companies is whether or not they are equipped to respond.
 
A defining characteristic of sustainable organizations is demonstrated in the ability to effectively manage the flow of information among key business relationships.  Our sustainability consulting experience leads us to believe that supply chains which experience the least amount of supply variability in times of uncertainty and/or change are arguably the most sustainable.
 
As a result of the dynamic economic climate, some organizations are taking a more cautious  approach before taking action; whereas, leading supply chain organizations are seizing this time as an opportunity to rework traditional business practices and supply models.  We find many businesses addressing forward-looking business sustainability questions.  Click here to continue reading.
 


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Keywords: Business Sustainability | climate | organizations | supply chain | sustainability consulting

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