The Clock Is Ticking for Just-in-Time Supply Chains

The Clock Is Ticking for Just-in-Time Supply Chains

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For two decades, supply chain professionals have focused on reducing costs by trimming the unnecessary fat in their operations. Leaner production processes, lower on-hand inventory levels, and smaller, more frequent shipments created a just-in-time (JIT) supply chain that encouraged globalization. However, the risks and challenges associated with today’s supply chain aren’t always managed with a JIT system.

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