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BME - Bundesverband Materialwirtschaft, Einkauf und Logistik e.V.




BME - Bundesverband Materialwirtschaft, Einkauf und Logistik e.V.

The Challenges in Global Supply Chain Management
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To say that 2020 brought record global supply chain challenges would be a gross understatement. With COVID-19, trade wars, weather events, port congestion, and other significant upheavals, many companies saw more disruption in a year than they had seen in decades combined.

These disruptions brought with them supply chain management problems and challenges that didn’t exist before while magnifying others and exposing their weaknesses. Demand and supply planning teams found themselves working to overcome obstacles. Some industries saw the bottom fall out of their order positions, while others that supplied essential items experienced unprecedented growth.

 

Supply Chain Challenges

While many of these challenges were related to disruption alone, others were already on the horizon, highlighting the need to reassess and develop new strategies. Here is a look at some of the most significant supply chain challenge ...  >>

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Last update 10 Sep 2021
PMI slips to six-month low in August as supply shortages constrain production
   Source: Markit / BME Germany Manufacturing PMI ®  -  IHS Markit
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