Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations
OCTOBER 28, 2019
You can’t just turn around a giant cargo ship. Once cargo has shipped, there are no “backsies.” This is why supply chain managers are always stressing over demand forecasts — something that tops the list of most critical inventory management practices. Everything from custom duties to cargo inspections can create bottlenecks within the supply chain. This isn’t to say you should avoid international sources for goods.