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28 supply chain professionals share the biggest challenges of supply chain management

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Our supply chain involves a contract manufacturer, a third-party testing facility, warehouses to store inventory and a freighting company. For example, if my contract manufacturer is late with an order it can cause me to incur excess costs with the freighting and warehousing companies, respectively. As if this wasn’t enough, transportation costs are rising and forcing companies to constantly adjust and optimize. Freight capacity — how long will equilibrium last?