• 17-SEP-2012

  • NEW YORK

  • SOURCE: PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Leading companies reap competitive advantage from managing their supply chains as a strategic asset

Next generation supply chains
Erratic macroeconomic cycles along with disruptions caused by natural disasters have made supply chain management both more difficult and important to business success. To adapt to this dynamic environment, executives are actively managing their supply chains utilising strategic and operational levers at their disposal to transform vulnerabilities into competitive advantage.

"Leaders are investing in next-generation supply chain capabilities that enhance profitability while meeting the needs of individual customers," said PwC's Global Operations Leader, Mark Strom. "Responsive supply-chain configurations not only drive performance, but allow companies to serve their customers seamlessly in turbulent market conditions."