Supply Chains in the Manufacturing Industry

The multi-trillion-dollar global manufacturing sector is up against worldwide economic challenges complicated by trade policy turbulence, but market opportunities still abound. Performance-driven goals help executives strengthen their manufacturing supply chains and prepare for near-term successes.

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Spanning numerous global markets with everything from aircraft to zippers, the manufacturing industry rides a wave of rapidly changing business dynamics. Global trade is a focal point in the boardroom, tariff increases impact financial provisions, merger and acquisition (M&A) activity demands supply chain synchronization, and supply chain redesign is often necessary to curb costs. To avoid suboptimal financial performance, decreased market share and non-compliance, manufacturers must eliminate business risks and address supply chain challenges.

C-level executives and supply chain leadership teams can better navigate today’s shifting global economy and volatile trade policies by concentrating on three essentials:

  • Sustainable growth: Acquisitions and partnerships for expanding product portfolios and entering new markets

  • Improved asset utilization: Automated and demand-led supply chain execution to optimize manufacturing investments and reduce inventory

  • Cost control: Decreasing the impact of global trade turbulence by re-evaluating supply chain planning, execution and design

In this white paper, you’ll discover key tactics for achieving long-term growth, improving balance sheet performance and controlling costs when facing the unpredictable.

Ask us how we can equip your company to efficiently achieve compliance despite changes in trade policies, tariffs and import/export regulations.